Basalt Architects builds geothermal baths on the Icelandic seafront

Basalt Architects has used marine-grade concrete to build Guðlaug Baths, a geothermal pool on Langisandur Beach in Iceland. The baths consist of a three-tiered structure, with a viewing deck on the top, a warm geothermal pool in the middle, and a cold-water pool at...

Alex Proba’s graphic swimming pools are “a celebration of colour and pattern”

Designer Alex Proba hand-paints swimming pools with graphic murals, including the pools of two Palm Springs houses and a mural on the deck of a public pool on Manhattan’s Roosevelt Island. These three designs showcase Proba’s signature shapes and playful...

Folkform bases ceramic tile mural for public swimming pool on Spånga town plan

Swedish design duo Folkform has installed a mural composed of over 1,000 individual glass and ceramic pieces in an indoor public swimming pool in Spånga, Stockholm. The mural was commissioned as an art installation by Stockholm Konst, a municipal fund for public art...