Lido: A dip into outdoor swimming pools: the history, design and people behind them

Christopher Beanland

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Pavilion Books

Published: 6th Aug '20


A celebration of outdoor swimming – looking at the history, design and architecture of pools, as well as the social aspect. Architectural historian and travel writer Christopher Beanland leaps into pools around the world and finds out why it is that people love to swim outdoors.

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Architecture critic and water baby Christopher Beanland takes a deep dive into the fashionable outdoor swimming scene with Lido, profiling the world’s best pools with his trademark wit, wisdom and pop culture references. Stylish photography and interviews with fellow lido enthusiasts only further add gloss to Beanland’s delightful new book.

Additional information

Dimensions 216 × 276 mm
Page Count 208