G05 - D280: History of Pools and Water Features (Day 1 of 2)

Monday, November 9 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM « Back

Learning Objectives:

• Discuss the history of water features
• Review historic water features and vessels, from ancient water features through the 21st 
• Identify global water features
• Discuss contemporary features
• Examine how history incorporates into the design and development of a student’s creation 

Water features have been a part of the landscape since ancient times. Are you familiar with the world’s most famous water features? Can you effectively answer questions from your clients about them?

Dive into the world of water history. This course will guide you through the world’s most renowned swimming pools and water features from ancient (the world’s first known swimming pool), historical (Versailles), to today’s contemporary installations (Marina Bay Sands; Amangiri Resort, Utah). We’ll identify the who’s who of today’s most influential water feature designers and why this knowledge is necessary to relate to your clientele.

DESIGN 280: History of Pools and Water Features is an SWD core curriculum course meeting the architectural style requirement. 

Early Bird (Before 9/17) - $2,090 / After Cut-Off (After 9/17) - $2,290


Credits: 16 Hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs

Education Tracks: GENESIS

Event Type: Conference Seminars > Session