Perfect Pairings: Architectural Styles Meet Pool Designs

June 1st, 2018 by
Like gourmet food and fine wine, certain architectural styles just seem to pair perfectly with a particular pool design. While enhancing any house with any pool is a great idea, it’s fun to picture your home with the optimal backyard oasis.
Below are some examples of what we see as perfect pairings. Keep in mind that most of the pools shown can be customized to complement your home even more with options like:
  • Therapy jets
  • Deck jets
  • Wi-Fi enabled LED lighting
  • Salt or mineral sanitation system
  • Safety cover
  • Robotic pool cleaner
  • And many more

Mid-Century Modern + Gulf Shore

Viking Gulf Shore Fiberglass Pool with Mid-Century Modern House

This stunning 16′ x 35′ fiberglass pool features depths ranging from 3′ 7″ to 5′ 10″, giving wading and swimming options to people of all ages.

It’s loose figure-eight design reflects a period when architects were getting very creative with the shapes they used.

Contemporary Home + Sirius

Sirius 1Contemporary design is often about angles, and you’ll find plenty of them in the Sirius.

At 12_ x 24_ and with depths that run from 3_ – 6_ to 5_ – 6_, this fiberglass pool is ideal for the medium-sized yards of many Contemporary homes.

Craftsman Home + Rectangle

Pacific Pools Rectangle Inground Pool with Craftsman HomeSimplicity is one of the hallmarks of Craftsman homes, which makes a Pools Rectangle its perfect partner.

This gorgeous pool, with its strong, durable, and aesthetically pleasing Ultra-Seam vinyl liner, is simple to maintain as well. In addition, your maintenance efforts will go even further when you add an automatic pool cover, which will keep your water chemistry in balance for longer while increasing the efficiency of your pool and saving you money at the same time!

Victorian Home + Cancun Freeform

Viking Cancun Freeform Pool with Victorian HomeSometimes contrast is what you’re looking for in an overall design scheme. The formality of a Victorian home can be beautifully softened by the freeform shape of the Cancun model fiberglass pool.

At an amazing 16′ x 35′ and with depths of 3′ 6″ to 6′ 6″, it’s got plenty of room for family and friends.

Ranch House + Laguna

Ranch House featuring Viking Laguna Swimming PoolThe low profile of a Ranch-style home lets it blend in with its surroundings. The curving, organic shape of the Laguna does the same.

At 14′ x 30′ and 3′ 6″ to 6′ deep, it’s got great dimensions for family fun or a full-blown pool party.

Cape Cod + Custom Steel

Fort Wayne Pools Steel Pool with Cape Cod HomeA beautiful vinyl liner pool model complements a Cape Cod-style home wonderfully to bring a taste of the East Coast to wherever you are.

The Ultra-Seam blue mosaic vinyl liner requires minimal care and cleaning, so you can feel like you’re on vacation all summer!

Cottage + Bermuda

Cottage Home featuring a Viking Bermuda PoolAt 12′ x 26′ and 3′ 6″ to 5′ 6″ deep, the Bermuda is a medium-size fiberglass pool that works great with a Cottage home that is likely modest in size as well.

Its curving, organic shape looks wonderful with this type of architecture as well.

Farmhouse + Kingston

Blue Hawaiian Apollo Pool paired with FarmhouseFarmhouses tend to include rectangular shapes in their design, so a rectangular fiberglass pool like the Kingston is a natural choice.

With dimensions of 16′ x 38′ and depths of 3′ 6″ to 5′ 10″, it’s plenty of pool for when family and friends come to call. And, it’s auto-cover ready for safety and energy savings.

Tudor + Lagoon Steel Wall

Tudor Home featuring a Fort Wayne Pools Laguna Steel Wall PoolA lagoon shape pool with blue mosaic liner is an eye-catching addition to the backyard of a Tudor home.

In addition to being beautiful, this steel wall pool is exceptionally strong and durable. It also features our sophisticated Vinyl Over Steps System to create the completely custom stairs and side bench seating. Vinyl Over technology can be used in any type of vinyl lined pool and creates an exquisite, uninterrupted liner patter across your pool.

Colonial House + Genesis

Viking Venice Pool with a Colonial HouseA Genesis fiberglass pool, with its flowing shape, provides lovely contrast to the symmetry of a Colonial-style home.

The 16′ x 40′ 2″ pool offers plenty of room to play. And, with depths of 3′ 10″ to 8′ 6″, it can even accommodate a diving board or pool slide.

Which Pool Shape Suits You Best?

Looking for a pool that provides plenty of fun and looks great with your home’s architecture, too? We can help! Talk with your local independent Latham Independent Builder to get all the information you need to plan your installation or renovation.

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