Mike Farley is one of the most educated and awarded Swimming Pool designers in the United States. Designing projects uniquely to the client's home, site and lifestyle is Mike's specialty. Because of this diversity, his projects
have won awards in
just about every category there is for gunite pools. This
website is about the design process and helping homeowners with design ideas.
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Swimming Pool Projects
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pool project pages & videos:
Mike's Design Process
by phone or email. Ideally, fill out contact form on website.
Client sends Home Survey
...and Architectural plans, Grading plans, and Tree plans if available.
This can be done in person or by video conferencing. It will go over project aspects & target potential challenges.
Architecture & Site Analysis
Your site will be measured, elevations taken & evaluated to develop a site plan.
Mike will work up a conceptual plan going over your wants, needs, your home architecture and site.
A 3D plan is created to help walk the client through the project and visualize the concepts to make sure everyone is understanding the same thing.
Material selections should be picked out to help finalize the plans & be able to accurately provide a cost for the project.
Backyard makeover in Possum Kingdom with a freeform pool, raised spa with floating pads to pool, large tanning ledge for Ledge Loungers, swim up bar, Cabana with outdoor kitchen and putting green!
Fort Worth swimming pool project with privacy wall with arches that have rain falls inside them. Perimeter overflow spa and floating pads to get to spa designed by Mike Farley.
Southlake Contemporary pool seen on HGTV "See-thru" pool designed by Mike Farley.
Colleyville Lazy River as seen on HGTV and the Travel Channel designed by Mike Farley. Includes play pool, cave, large spa, bridges, rain falls, water falls and lots of tiki torches and basnana plants.
Dallas Modern Hillside Staycation Pool Spa & Fire Project with water was, perimeter overflow spa, diving board, fire bowls & outdoor kitchen designed by Mike Farley.
Lightness vs Darkness swimming pool project with perimeter overflow spa, dual cabanas, swim up bar, fire bar and kitchen designed by Mike Farley.
Modern Hillside Pool Project with Fire & Water Features designed by Mike Farley.
Award winning Flower Mound estate with Vanishing Edge Pool overlooking the 2 story cabana with water wheel alongside the streamed to pond designed by Mike Farley.