2022 Awards of Excellence: Silver Winners | AQUA Magazine

2022 Awards of Excellence: Silver Winners

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The PHTA Awards of Excellence program is proud to celebrate this year's Silver winners. The designs below are a testament to the imagination and skill of pool builders from around the world. Take a moment to enjoy this art gallery of award-winning projects — and make sure to check out the Bronze and Merit winners, as they will be announced later in the month.


Category: POOLS WITH A VANISHING EDGE By: Cosgrove Custom Pools, Loomis, Calif.Category: POOLS WITH A VANISHING EDGE By: Cosgrove Custom Pools, Loomis, Calif.

Cosgrove Custom Pools

Loomis, Calif.

Decking Material: Tile and Concrete

Pool Interior Finish: Wet Edge


Category: TRADITIONAL By: Claffey Pools, Southlake, TexasCategory: TRADITIONAL By: Claffey Pools, Southlake, Texas

Claffey Pools

South Lake, Texas

Decking Material: Silver Travertine, Versailles Pattern

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: TRADITIONAL By: Claffey Pools, Southlake, TexasCategory: TRADITIONAL By: Claffey Pools, Southlake, Texas

Claffey Pools

South Lake, Texas

Decking Material: Ivory Travertine, Versailles Pattern 

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: TRADITIONAL By: Texas Pools, The Woodlands, TexasCategory: TRADITIONAL By: Texas Pools, The Woodlands, Texas

Texas Pools

The Woodlands, Texas

Decking Material: Turf

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: TRADITIONAL By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-MaritimesCategory: TRADITIONAL By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Diffazur Piscines

Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Decking Material: Grass

Pool Interior Finish: Plaster


Category: Geometric By: Russell Pool Company, Baton Rouge, La.Category: Geometric By: Russell Pool Company, Baton Rouge, La.

Russell Pool Company

Baton Rouge, La.

Decking Material: Limestone and Ipe Wood

Pool Interior Finish: Plaster


Category: Geometric By: Ryan Hughes Design Build, Tampa, Fla.Category: Geometric By: Ryan Hughes Design Build, Tampa, Fla.

Ryan Hughes Design Build

Tampa, Fla.

Decking Material: Travertine

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: Geometric By: Claffey Pools, Southlake, TexasCategory: Geometric By: Claffey Pools, Southlake, Texas

Claffey Pools

Southlake, Texas

Decking Material: Rustic Ivory Travertine

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: Geometric By: Backyard Oasis, Tomball, TexasCategory: Geometric By: Backyard Oasis, Tomball, Texas

Backyard Oasis

Tomball, Texas

Decking Material: Travertine, Ivory

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: Geometric By: Southernwind Pools, Mckinney, TexasCategory: Geometric By: Southernwind Pools, Mckinney, Texas

Southernwind Pools

Mckinney, Texas

Decking Material: Travertine


Category: ELEVATED POOL AND/OR SPA STRUCTURE By: Ozzie Kraft Enterprises, Las Vegas, Nev.Category: ELEVATED POOL AND/OR SPA STRUCTURE By: Ozzie Kraft Enterprises, Las Vegas, Nev.

Ozzie Kraft Enterprises

Las Vegas, Nev.

Decking Material: Stainless Steel and Tile


Category: FREEFORM By: Ike’s Carter Pools, Oakland Park, Fla.Category: FREEFORM By: Ike’s Carter Pools, Oakland Park, Fla.

Ike's Carter Pools

Oakland Park, Fla.

Decking Material: Crema Bella French Pattern Marble

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: VINYL-LINED POOLS By: Concord Pools & Spas, Latham, N.Y.Category: VINYL-LINED POOLS By: Concord Pools & Spas, Latham, N.Y.

Concord Pools & Spas

Latham, N.Y.

Decking Material: Blu 60 Paver


Category: SCREENED ENCLOSED POOLS By: Ryan Hughes Design Build, Tampa, Fla.Category: SCREENED ENCLOSED POOLS By: Ryan Hughes Design Build, Tampa, Fla.

Ryan Hughes Design Build

Tampa, Fla.

Decking Material: Travertine Pavers

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: TECHNICAL/ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-MaritimesCategory: TECHNICAL/ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Diffazur Piscines

Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Decking Material: Stone

Pool Interior Finish: Plaster


Category: POOL RENOVATIONS By: Claffey Pools, Southlake, TexasCategory: POOL RENOVATIONS By: Claffey Pools, Southlake, Texas

Claffey Pools

Southlake, Texas

Decking Material: Pavestone

Pool Interior Finish: Pebble Tec


Category: POOL WITH AUTOMATIC COVERS By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-MaritimesCategory: POOL WITH AUTOMATIC COVERS By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Diffazur Piscines

Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Decking Material: Grass

Pool Interior Finish: Plaster


Category: RECREATION/LEISURE POOLS By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-MaritimesCategory: RECREATION/LEISURE POOLS By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Diffazur Piscines

Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Pool Interior Finish: Plaster


Category: SPAS BUILT IN CONJUNCTION WITH SWIMMING POOLS By: Superior Pools of Southwest Florida, Port Charlotte, Fla.Category: SPAS BUILT IN CONJUNCTION WITH SWIMMING POOLS By: Superior Pools of Southwest Florida, Port Charlotte, Fla.

Superior Pools of Southwest Florida

Port Charlotte, Fla.

Decking Material: Premium Travertine Shellstone


Category: RESIDENTIAL WATER FEATURES By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-MaritimesCategory: RESIDENTIAL WATER FEATURES By: Diffazur Piscines, Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Diffazur Piscines

Saint-Laurent-Du-Var, Alpes-Maritimes

Pool Interior Finish: Plaster


This article first appeared in the October 2022 issue of AQUA Magazine — the top resource for retailers, builders and service pros in the pool and spa industry. Subscriptions to the print magazine are free to all industry professionals. Click here to subscribe.

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