OverviewThis Moroccan themed in-ground concrete mosaic tiled swimming pool, incorporating a Jacuzzi, and the surrounding entertainment area was completed in 12 weeks and surpassed the client’s expectations. By sourcing the most energy efficient and environmentally – friendly products this project was delivered on time and on budget.
Florida Pools & Spas was engaged and working together with the client we designed a total transformation of their front garden to a swimming pool complex, based on a Moroccan theme. During the initial design meetings the client was keen to ensure the finished pool and spa project was as energy efficient as possible whilst being both fun and safe for his young children
As with all projects, the work required was completed in house by the Florida team.
Work soon began on the concrete tiled 10m x 5m pool with its bespoke inverted Roman step unit and underwater lounges. Four LED multi-colour changing pool lights were installed. The pool was ‘wrapped’ in 80mm thermal insulation to reduce energy losses and fitted with the world’s leading safety cover, an Aquamatic cover that also performs outstandingly as a heat retention cover, a debris cover and solar cover. The pool was tiled in stunning dark mottled tiles to achieve the Moroccan look. A south facing raised lounging platform, designed by the Florida team, was constructed along one side of the pool which included a sunken Hybrid spa finished with a Nero interior. A 1.83m waterfall specified for its therapeutic sound was set into the pools shallow end, balanced visually with a diving platform constructed over the deep end.
The pool edge and paving stones were chosen to be a Basalt Stone, finished by hand flaming. All the pool plant operational covers that were located within the paving stones were spray painted to match the Basalt Stone.
To cater for evening entertainment a Fire place was designed and constructed before being clad in Basalt Stone.
The pool plant room was designed to be hidden behind a timber entertainment structure built around the fire place. Located inside this plant room was a natural water Aligator purification unit, energy efficient operating pumps, water filters and an air source heat pump used as the heating source for the pool.
Using Florida Pools & Spas exclusive sole agencies the following key products were employed to achieve the clients brief