18 Dreamy Backyard Pools by Scouted Architects & Designers

Originally published by The Scout Guide on June 14th, 2022.

As we head into the steamy days of summer we’re daydreaming about cooling off in our very own backyard oasis. And whether you’re in the early days of pool installation or it’s still a dream on the horizon, this collection of scouted poolscapes from across the country—from a modern take on a watering hole to a stunning waterfront infinity pool— are bound to inspire you to start your backyard transformation. Be sure to click on the links to see more of each designer’s work, and to find a scouted design professional  in your area, browse The Scout Guide Directory.


Photography courtesy of Cox Pools.

Reminiscent of a Tudor garden, this slot-edge pool by Cox Pools in Birmingham, Alabama, transforms a basic backyard into an unexpected oasis.