Ryan Hughes Design/Build

Artistry of Space

Inspired by a 5-star resort, the Ryan Hughes lazy river design features streaming waters flowing for over 200 feet, passing fire pots and fire features, sunken spas, a custombuilt grotto, splash pad and lush venues for outdoor gathering and relaxation all naturally appointed with tropical plantings.


ffering a fresh new perspective on outdoor living and the spaces that accommodate it, Ryan Hughes Design/Build is a second-generation company reborn for the 21st century. Ryan Hughes and his team’s work can be found in intimate to over-the-top outdoor living spaces and award-winning swimming pools across the United States and Canada.

Among the firm’s specialties is the ability to capture a client’s unique vision. By creating intimate settings that fit beautifully with the surrounding environs, Ryan Hughes has become known for what he terms “artistry of space.” Signature design elements include state-of-the-art water and fire features, custom stonework, and sophisticated landscape plantings—all of which blend together to brilliant effect. 

From contemporary to traditional, the beauty and functionally of swimming pools and outdoor spaces created by Ryan Hughes Design/Build include equal parts of personality and professionally executed design and engineering…all guaranteed to provide the Hughes signature wow-factor.

With a recent multi-million-dollar outdoor living complex, the term unique is an understatement. Within the 10,000 square feet of outdoor opulence, this creatively and structurally complex project included spectacular engineering and elements for outdoor enjoyment for which Ryan Hughes has become known. Breath-taking sight lines and opulent details came together once again for the Hughes team known for diverse and inspired projects worthy of industry awards and inclusion in international design books. 

Offering the services of a licensed pool contractor, as well as landscape design and architecture expertise, the team specializes in pool engineering, pool construction, and outdoor living space management. Promising knowledge of the finest outdoor elements, clients can expect harmonious gathering places that are logical and aesthetically pleasing extensions of interior rooms.

The scope of their designs encompasses everything outside the walls of the home, from the hard- and softscapes to the outdoor furnishings. Their highly customized pools and spas are truly marvels to behold. Both the science and art of outdoor design are evidenced in Hughes’ work.

With years of collective design-build experience, the firm delivers advanced technical knowledge coupled with top line automation systems, progressive outdoor light, and audio-visual systems. They are skilled at creating dynamic outdoor kitchens. Ryan Hughes also offers his unique pool designs as well as engineering and construction consultation services through collaborative associations with select outdoor living architects. 

In short, for the homeowner looking for the ultimate outdoor living space, Ryan Hughes Design/Build is the firm to contact.

Photographs by Joe Traina and Jimi Smith


13808 Monroes Business Park, Tampa, FL 33635

In Business since 1974
Designs/Builds 25 Pools per Year
Design: International
Constructions: Throughout Florida

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