Swimming pools are often the most neglected area of interior design. They are often boring and serve no purpose other than to provide one with the luxury of having a sporting facility in the backyard.
Despite this, some architects and designers have managed to design exquisite pools which have gone beyond the practical use of swimming.
These designer pools are no longer just swimming pools. Instead, they become an extention of the entire home, reflecting and highlighting in them the characteristics of its owner's habitat and life philosophy.
Here are some of the most drool-inducing house pools from around the world.