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Lido A dip into outdoor swimming pools Book Ü design and people behind them ´ ➡ Lido: A dip into outdoor swimming pools: the history, design and people behind them Ebook ➧ Author Christopher Beanland – Goproled.co.uk A celebration of outdoor swimming looking at the history design and A celebration of outdoor swimming looking at the history design and social aspect of pools Few experiences can beat diving into a pool in the fresh air swimming with blue skies above you Whether it's a dip into a busy and bustling city pool on a sweltering summer day or taking the plunge in icy waters the lido provides a place of peace in a frenetic world The book begins with a history of outdoor pools their grand beginnings after the buttoned up Victorian era their falling popularity in the 20th century and the newfound appreciation for the outdoor pool or lido and outdoor swimming in the 21st century Journalist and architectural historian Christopher Beanland picks the very best of the outdoor pools around the world including the Icebergs Pool on Bondi Beach Australia; the 137m seawater pool in Vancouver Canada; Siza's concrete sea pools in Porto Portugal; the restored art deco pool in Saltdean UK and the pool at the Zollverein Coal Mines in Essen Germany The book also features lost lidos and the fascinating history behind the architecture of the pools along with essays on swimming pools in art and the importance of pools in Australia In addition there are interviews with pool users around the globe about why they swim The book is illustrated throughout with beautiful colour photography as well as archive photography and advertising I'm a great fan of an outdoor swim and am lucky enough to live near to a lido built in the 1930s that it still open today Going here has made me interested in other lidos across the country and in the world that they existed within originallyChristopher Beanland's beautiful book Lido is full of stunning photographs of outdoor pools not just in the UK but across the world I've already saved a few locations on Google Maps The book explores the history of lidos and their design but also explores why people love swimming outside There are some really interesting interviews included with people who are known for being part of the outdoor swimming community such as Libby Page author of the novel The Lido and Joe Minihane who wrote Floating in dedication to Roger Deakin and is known for his interest in swimming and mental healthI love this book because it goes deeper than just the pools themselves but does explore why we swim and what we love about swimming outside It does make a nice coffee table book but I think it's even nicer to use it as a swim map for travels further afield

Lido A dip into outdoor swimming pools the history design and people behind themA celebration of outdoor swimming looking at the history design and social aspect of pools Few experiences can beat diving into a pool in the fresh air swimming with blue skies above you Whether it's a dip into a busy and bustling city pool on a sweltering summer day or taking the plunge in icy waters the lido provides a place of peace in a frenetic world The book begins with a history of outdoor pools their grand beginnings after the buttoned up Victorian era their falling popularity in the 20th century and the newfound appreciation for the outdoor pool or lido and outdoor swimming in the 21st century Journalist and architectural historian Christopher Beanland picks the very best of the outdoor pools around the world including the Icebergs Pool on Bondi Beach Australia; the 137m seawater pool in Vancouver Canada; Siza's concrete sea pools in Porto Portugal; the restored art deco pool in Saltdean UK and the pool at the Zollverein Coal Mines in Essen Germany The book also features lost lidos and the fascinating history behind the architecture of the pools along with essays on swimming pools in art and the importance of pools in Australia In addition there are interviews with pool users around the globe about why they swim The book is illustrated throughout with beautiful colour photography as well as archive photography and advertising I'm a great fan of an outdoor swim and am lucky enough to live near to a lido built in the 1930s that it still open today Going here has made me interested in other lidos across the country and in the world that they existed within originallyChristopher Beanland's beautiful book Lido is full of stunning photographs of outdoor pools not just in the UK but across the world I've already saved a few locations on Google Maps The book explores the history of lidos and their design but also explores why people love swimming outside There are some really interesting interviews included with people who are known for being part of the outdoor swimming community such as Libby Page author of the novel The Lido and Joe Minihane who wrote Floating in dedication to Roger Deakin and is known for his interest in swimming and mental healthI love this book because it goes deeper than just the pools themselves but does explore why we swim and what we love about swimming outside It does make a nice coffee table book but I think it's even nicer to use it as a swim map for travels further afield

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Lido: A dip into outdoor swimming pools: the history, design and people behind them É A celebration of outdoor swimming looking at the history design and social aspect of pools Few experiences can beat diving into a pool in the fresh air swimming with blue skies above you Whether it's a dip into a busy and bustling city pool on a sweltering summer day or taking the plunge in icy waters the lido provides a place of peace in a frenetic world The book begins with a history of outdoor pools their grand beginnings after the buttoned up Victorian era their falling popularity in the 20th century and the newfound appreciation for the outdoor pool or lido and outdoor swimming in the 21st century Journalist and architectural historian Christopher Beanland picks the very best of the outdoor pools around the world including the Icebergs Pool on Bondi Beach Australia; the 137m seawater pool in Vancouver Canada; Siza's concrete sea pools in Porto Portugal; the restored art deco pool in Saltdean UK and the pool at the Zollverein Coal Mines in Essen Germany The book also features lost lidos and the fascinating history behind the architecture of the pools along with essays on swimming pools in art and the importance of pools in Australia In addition there are interviews with pool users around the globe about why they swim The book is illustrated throughout with beautiful colour photography as well as archive photography and advertising A wonderful book to grace any coffee table or book shelfThis is a great concept full of fabulous photos and fascinating human interest storiesHighly recommended and well worth the money Ebook Ú A dip into outdoor swimming pools ì Christopher Beanland

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Christopher Beanland ì the history Text A celebration of outdoor swimming looking at the history design and social aspect of pools Few experiences can beat diving into a pool in the fresh air swimming with blue skies above you Whether it's a dip into a busy and bustling city pool on a sweltering summer day or taking the plunge in icy waters the lido provides a place of peace in a frenetic world The book begins with a history of outdoor pools their grand beginnings after the buttoned up Victorian era their falling popularity in the 20th century and the newfound appreciation for the outdoor pool or lido and outdoor swimming in the 21st century Journalist and architectural historian Christopher Beanland picks the very best of the outdoor pools around the world including the Icebergs Pool on Bondi Beach Australia; the 137m seawater pool in Vancouver Canada; Siza's concrete sea pools in Porto Portugal; the restored art deco pool in Saltdean UK and the pool at the Zollverein Coal Mines in Essen Germany The book also features lost lidos and the fascinating history behind the architecture of the pools along with essays on swimming pools in art and the importance of pools in Australia In addition there are interviews with pool users around the globe about why they swim The book is illustrated throughout with beautiful colour photography as well as archive photography and advertising A fascinating book beautifully written with amazing photos of a wide range of lido pools Loved reading about the pools in the UK and Australia in particular The book comes alive with the stories of swimmers remembering and enjoying outdoor swimming Not only did I like the book but my family of all ages delighted in taking a dip into this book Hoping there will be another book to add to this one in the future When we travel around the UK and abroad I will be seeking out some of these amazing lido pools I fully recommend this book for anyone interested in outdoor swimming and the history of lido pools