Ever Wished of Having a Pool Inside Your Home? Here’s How

by Francisco Freitas

In an outstanding residence in São Paulo, Brazil, swimmers can be seen from the living room through thick glass panels, like fish in an aquarium. Amazing, right? Did you ever wish to have a pool inside your home like this? Stay tuned to see how it happened!

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The amazing Brazilian architect Fernanda Marques added the swimming pool to the two-storey apartment, called Panorama while renovating the 477-square-meter unit in an apartment building in Vila Nova Conceição. A beautiful place to live in!

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Designed for a couple with no kids, the project was also driven by the clients’ desire to incorporate a place for swimming into their apartment. A wish that they already had!

Ever Wished of Having a Pool Inside Your Home? Here's How | In an outstanding residence in São Paulo, Brazil, swimmers can be seen from the room through thick glass panels, like fish in an aquarium. #interiordesign #innovation #insidepool #homedecor

“This wish was embraced by Fernanda Marques with open arms, who decided to place the pool front and center in the living room so that in addition to enjoying it for leisure, it would create an element of tension,” said the architect’s studio.

Ever Wished of Having a Pool Inside Your Home? Here's How | In an outstanding residence in São Paulo, Brazil, swimmers can be seen from the room through thick glass panels, like fish in an aquarium. #interiordesign #innovation #insidepool #homedecor

Built in an outdoor space, the big pool is visible through thick glass windows in the double-height living room. The pool is accessed on the home’s second floor, or via a switchback stair in the exterior garden.

Ever Wished of Having a Pool Inside Your Home? Here's How | In an outstanding residence in São Paulo, Brazil, swimmers can be seen from the room through thick glass panels, like fish in an aquarium. #interiordesign #innovation #insidepool #homedecor

“Building the pool structure was the most challenging aspect of the project,” said Marques. “To achieve the result, a very thick imported glass was used, and specialized labor was required to install it.”

Ever Wished of Having a Pool Inside Your Home? Here's How | In an outstanding residence in São Paulo, Brazil, swimmers can be seen from the room through thick glass panels, like fish in an aquarium. #interiordesign #innovation #insidepool #homedecor

Ever Wished of Having a Pool Inside Your Home? Here's How | In an outstanding residence in São Paulo, Brazil, swimmers can be seen from the room through thick glass panels, like fish in an aquarium. #interiordesign #innovation #insidepool #homedecor

The pool at Panorama overlooks a voluminous, light-filled room featuring marble surfaces and streamlined decor. Giant windows provide a beautiful view to the gardens, where high walls are draped in lush foliage.

Ever Wished of Having a Pool Inside Your Home? Here's How | In an outstanding residence in São Paulo, Brazil, swimmers can be seen from the room through thick glass panels, like fish in an aquarium. #interiordesign #innovation #insidepool #homedecor

Beyond the living room, the home’s lower level contains a dining room and kitchen. The master and guest bedrooms, along with a gym and an office, are situated on the second floor. In one of the bedrooms, a wall is cut to reveal part of the living room. The bedroom is lined with a glass railing and has folding white panels that enable the space to be closed off as needed.

Ever Wished of Having a Pool Inside Your Home? Here's How | In an outstanding residence in São Paulo, Brazil, swimmers can be seen from the room through thick glass panels, like fish in an aquarium. #interiordesign #innovation #insidepool #homedecor