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How Engineering and Design Made the Fairmount Water Works a World Famous WaterSpace

If you’ve ever wondered about the lovely classical buildings sitting above the river as you drive by on the Schuylkill Expressway, you owe it to yourself to learn the story. Join Chris Volk here at TheWaterSpace blog, as he dives into the technology and designs that brought fame and wonder to a place for pumping […]

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Take an Amazing Dive Into the Science of Water

Take an Amazing Dive Into the Science of Water

Just in time for that first summertime embrace of your favorite outdoor spaces, Chris Volk offers a fresh dive into his favorite topic—the magical properties of water and space. Whether your summer water retreat is in your backyard—or far beyond—you’ll find a greater appreciation and a few surprises in this brief story of that “strange […]

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How LEDs Bring Better Light to your Outdoor Living

How LEDs Bring Better Light to your Outdoor Living

In his latest article at TheWaterSpace, Chris provides helpful hints on installing the new LED lights designed for outdoors

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The Science of Water, Wellbeing & ‘Blue Mind’

Science of Water, Wellbeing and the ‘Blue Mind’

A new series of articles at TheWaterSpace.com blog will be investigating the science behind our unique human kinship with water. Chris Volk writes it’s a relationship “that reaches beyond the biological need to satisfy our daily thirst.” Learn how science is discovering more about the biological drives that make “seeing water, hearing water, smelling water, […]

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How to Create a Home in Harmony with Water, Space and Architecture

How to Create a Home in Harmony with Water, Space and Architecture

Your home’s architecture is an essential design element in outdoor living spaces

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Custom Pools to Fit Small Spaces

Custom Pools to Fit Small Spaces

They’re called “spools and “cocktail pools” and they’re one of the hottest trends in custom pool design. Learn all about how homeowners are doing more outdoor living in smaller spaces with these new pool designs. Read “The Joy of Small Space WaterSpaces” by Chris Volk. While you’re visiting, take the opportunity to dig into many […]

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Why It’s Hard to Agree on Color Choices

Why It’s Hard to Agree on Color Choices

In his latest article at TheWaterSpace blog, Chris Volk provides a practical guide to making more harmonious color choices. Whether it’s choosing colors for a custom pool environment or redecorating a room in your house, people are often surprised by how hard agreeing on colors can be. “Color is hard to talk about because it’s […]

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When Texture Means More than You Imagined

When Texture Means More than You Imagined

When it comes to pool design, the word “texture” probably means more than you think. In Chris Volk’s latest article on TheWaterSpace blog, he describes how landscape textures influence our moods. He explains how the subtitles of texture can have a profound impact on the way we feel in the spaces we occupy. Done right, […]

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This App Lets You Rent Pool Time

This App Lets You Rent Pool Time

Swimply, an app that lets you rent your pool by the hour, might have been sunk when the Corona virus arrived just as it went out for a $2 million round of venture funding. But then the virus forced closures of gyms and public pools, as well as drying up travel to beach destinations and […]

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75 Questions for Planning Your New Pool

Before you can start planning your new custom pool, your designer should be asking a lot of questions. In this latest TheWaterSpace blog article, Chris Volk says the initial onsite interview could entail 75 questions and can take several hours. 

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