The Hybrid Pool/Spa

The vanishing-edge, glass-tile clad ‘hybrid’ pool/spa shown here is located in Armonk, NY, and won a Gold Medal in NESPA’s 2012 Design Awards competition.


The builder is Mitchell Knapp, owner of Tranquility Pools LLC,Franklin Lakes, New Jersey ( Besides Tranquility,Knapp owns Scenic Landscaping, which he has run for 38 years, and Tapestry Landscape Architecture, a landscape architectural firm that designed this project.

Knapp gets most of his work through referrals from satisfied customers and builds about 15 high-end pools a year, along with numerous landscaping and landscape design jobs. In the pool area of the business, he is strictly a builder and only services pools for about the first two weeks after construction to ensure that all is functioning well.


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