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3 Unusual Swimming Pools Around the World

We’ve seen some unusual and unique swimming pools, but these incredible pools made our jaws drop! Today we’re taking a look at some truly unusual pools. Not saying I want anything like this in my own backyard, but they certainly do make you stop and wonder. A floating barge swimming pool, a suspended pool hanging…

We’ve seen some unusual and unique swimming pools, but these incredible pools made our jaws drop! Today we’re taking a look at some truly unusual pools. Not saying I want anything like this in my own backyard, but they certainly do make you stop and wonder.

A floating barge swimming pool, a suspended pool hanging off the side of a building? It’s crazy what’s possible with swimming pools. These 3 certainly are worthy of conversation, let’s get into it.


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Unusual Swimming Pools: Floating Barge

Badeschiff-Germany

On the east harbor section of the River Spree in Berlin, a barge has been reconstructed into a floating swimming pool. This unique pool offers bathers a safe swimming area since the river is too polluted for safe swimming. The Badeschiff is open to the public and the swim season lasts from May to September.

Floating pool in the River Spree in Berlin (Badeschiff) | Archtalent

Unusual Swimming Pools: Lap Pool Above

Shaw House – Canada

Unique Swimming Pools Shaw house
Patkau Architects – Photographs : Paul Warchol

Located on a narrow waterfront property on the south shore of English Bay, the Shaw House boasts a pool unlike any other that runs along the top west side of the house. The entrance is directly under the pool, midway along the side of the house, and the pool reflects daylight in a beautiful way throughout central spaces.

Unusual Swimming Pools: The Edge of the 24th floor

Holiday Inn – China

The Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao’s swimming pool is located on the edge of the 24th floor. For those brave enough to swim to the edge, the glass bottom overlooks the sidewalk, 328 feet down.

Could this be the scariest hotel swimming pool ever? | CNN Travel

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Author: Pool Markerter
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