This Middle Eastern country had its moment in the sun last November and December while the FIFA World Cup unfolded on its soil. We’re talking about Qatar: home to one of our favourite AKVO Spiralift® projects to date, created in collaboration with UNIKPOOLS. This 15-metre-long pool’s standout feature is its intricate porcelain-tiled floor, designed with […]
Can you guess which one? A thousand miles offshore in the Western Indian Ocean, you’ll find the Seychelles: a chain of exotic islands known for their granite mountains and white sands. To the West is Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania. To the South, Madagascar. And to the East, an endless expanse of ocean. Zoom in far […]
When you live in a city that’s as dense as Hong Kong, personal space is the greatest luxury of all. Doubly so if you’re fortunate enough to have your own private hideaway, tucked up and away from the bustle of urban living. In partnership with local developer China Overseas Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Limited (COMEL), […]
As Japan’s most densely populated prefecture, Tokyo is no stranger to creative design solutions for compact living spaces. In partnership with Niccon Pools, Akvo Spiralift recently unveiled its first movable pool floor for a Japanese client.
In late 2019, AKVO Spiralift® completed two major multifunctional pool projects in Germany in quick succession. These projects were accomplished in partnership with Bodan Schwimmbadbau, a former German ship builder established in 1919 whom has since expanded business into the construction of stainless steel swimming pools. Equipped with a series of compact yet powerful lifts beneath the pool […]
Considered to be one of the loveliest places to live in Southern California, the tiny coastal city of Manhattan Beach is best known for its breathtaking beaches. In addition, the presence of exceptional educational institutions and recreational parks makes it an extremely sought-after community. High demand for real estate means that many homeowners face the […]
The AKVO Spiralift movable pool floor lets you literally walk on water by hiding your swimming pool! This fully customizable and seamless system uses a series of compact lifts to raise and lower at any depth the entire pool floor automatically…
BY LEIGH KAMPING-CARDER It is straight out of James Bond: Push a button, and the backyard patio begins to sink. Water rushes in. In less than 10 minutes, you’re staring at your secret swimming spot. Read full article in PDF