Pools, Baths and Lidos

Open-Air Pools and Lidos

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32 items
RIBA2574-11Baldwyn's, Lingfield Road, Baldwins Hill, East Grinstead, West Sussex: the swimming pool and south front showing the living area with timber hyperbolic paraboloid roof

RIBA5144Open-air pool, Stockholm

RIBA7674Queen Supayalat's Bath in the gardens of the Royal Palace, Mandalay

RIBA8108Ugolino Golf Club, Florence: the swimming pool

RIBA8110Country Club of the Jockey Club de Rosario, Buenos Aires: club house and swimming pool

RIBA11431Ciudad Universitaria, Alberca, Mexico: the swimmimg pool

RIBA14366Joldwynds, Holmbury St Mary, Surrey: the terrace pool

RIBA17105Kingfishers Pool, Highams Park, Woodford Green, London

RIBA17106Kingfishers Pool, Highams Park, Woodford Green, London

RIBA17573Foreshore development, Folkestone: the open-air swimming pool

RIBA17952Tyroler apartment building, Harangvirag utca, Budapest: the garden terrace with a small pool

RIBA18307Swimming pool at Brno

RIBA20407Unexecuted design for a development at Kempton Park, Sunbury, Surrey, featuring lakeside hotels, housing units, swimming pools and an aquarium

RIBA24366Bedford School, Bedford: the open-air swimming pool

RIBA25823St Ann's Court, St Ann's Hill, Chertsey, Surrey: view of the swimming pool from the terrace

RIBA34485Aquarena swimming baths, Brighton Road, Worthing, West Sussex

RIBA36145Design for Miramonte, Kingston-upon-Thames, London: perspective view of the outdoor swimming pool and sun shelter

RIBA40368Invisible House, Ponzano Veneto: the swimming pool seen from the north-east

RIBA41869Saltdean Lido, East Sussex

RIBA46996Jubilee Pool, Penzance

RIBA49497Highpoint Two, North Hill, Highgate, London: the fountain with the swimming pool and pavilion beyond

RIBA52977SS Oriana: first class swimming pool on the Bathing Deck

RIBA57112Country Club swimming pool, Chandigarh

RIBA58288Diplomatic Club (later Tuwaiq Palace), Embassies' Quarter, Riyadh

RIBA61757Rockley Sands open-air swimming pool and entertainment complex, Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset: the diving boards and deep end

RIBA73546Kingsbury open-air swimming pool, Wembley, London, under construction

RIBA76405Swiss Cottage Swimming Baths, Hampstead, London: detail of the sun terrace above the ornamental pool with sculptural reliefs by William Mitchell

RIBA79402Mayflower Hotel, Plymouth: the open-air swimming pool

RIBA105663Model for a swimming pool complex, Madrid

RIBA105758Kastrup Sobad (Sea Bath), seen from the wooden approach pier

RIBA105761Kastrup Sobad (Sea Bath)

RIBA112110Villa Cavrois, Croix: the garden elevation with swimming pool