Aquatic Consultants, Inc


Turning Water into Art

Aquatic Consultants, Inc. is an internationally recognized leader in the design and planning of pools, spas, water features, ponds, and outdoor living areas. They provide complete design services and detailed plans for residential and commercial water environments of all types.

Over 15 years ago they stopped building and instead focus all their time and energy on design. As such, Aquatic Consultants is involved in a greater range of projects worldwide, with recent projects in Africa, Sri Lanka, Greece, France, Bermuda and Caribbean Islands, Mexico, Central and South America, as well as local projects near their home base in Miami, Florida and throughout the USA. Among recent projects are the new main pool at the Hamilton Princess Hotel and Beach Club in Bermuda; Ani Villas pools and water features in both Sri Lanka and the Dominican Republic; and several projects for Sir Richard Branson in the BVI on Moskito Island.

Aquatic Consultants Inc Bermuda Poool
Photograph by Jimi Smith

Aquatic Consultants works with designers, architects, contractors, landscape architects, developers, and homeowners to turn water into art, while also maintaining the highest functional standards. The team provides detailed plans and specifications for all aspects of their projects. Hydraulic efficiency, rainwater harvesting, alternative heating & sanitizing, and variable-speed pumps are among their eco-friendly standards.

Aquatic Consultants is known for specializing in the unusual and revolutionizing the perimeter overflow grass edge detail which can be seen on the website, and for providing a particularly high level of service to its clients. The company’s goal is to exceed expectations in every way.

Aquatic Consultants Inc Seon Place Bermuda
Photograph by Jimi Smith

Their work has been featured in print and television media like CNBC’s On the Money, Bob Vila’s Home Again, HGTV, CBS Sunday Morning, Architectural Digest, Tycoon magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Millionaire magazine, Perspectives on Design South Florida, International Property and Travel, and the tabletop book, Dream Pools. Their innovative projects have received well over 100 design awards over the years, including seven Pinnacle Awards, as well as seven Florida Swimming Pool Association (FSPA) Awards—nine Gold awards and one for Best in Show. Additionally, Aquatic Consultants was one of three recipients of the Society of Watershape Designers’® Award of Distinction and received Luxury Pools Pinnacle Design Awards in 2013, 2016, 2017 , two in 2018, 2020, one in 2021. and two in 2023, Aquatic Consultants’ has been featured on the front cover of Luxury Pools five times.

Photograph by Jimi Smith

The team at Aquatic Consultants is headed by Andrew Kaner, MLA, Genesis Master Certified Pool Design Professional, Brian Van Bower, and Kevin Villar, M.Arch, senior design associate.

Van Bower is one of the founding partners of GENESIS®—an international educational design/construction consortium dedicated to being the resource for those with higher expectations in watershape design. Andy Kaner is a master certified design professional, certified through Genesis and is a Genesis instructor. “Working with water as a medium gives us the freedom to create visual, audible, and emotional experiences that can be peaceful, playful, daring, and powerful,” Kaner concludes.

2023 Two Pinnacle award recipient
18001 Old Cutler Road Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
In Business Since 1989
Designs 20–50 Projects per Year
Service Area: International

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