Honolulu’s Pool in the Sky

Perched 75 feet above Auahi Street in Honolulu, this jaw-dropping glass-bottomed pool cantilevers 15 feet off the edge of the seventh-floor amenity deck of Anaha Ward Village. The dramatic saltwater pool treats swimmers to a framed view through its glass front and includes shallow areas for lounging and deeper areas for swimming. Designed by Chicago-based Solomon Cordwell Buenz in collaboration with Benjamin Woo Architects, Anaha offers a diverse range of residences where the serene privacy of one’s home is enhanced by the amenities of a luxury resort. “From below, passersby need only look up to see the pool suspended above. It is truly a unique experience, both for the swimmers above and the pedestrians below,” says Solomon Cordwell Buenz principal Strachan Forgan, RIBA, LEED AP. anahawardvillage.com, benwooarchitects.com, scb.com

 

Photos courtesy of the Howard Hughes Corporation’

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