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Anthony Archer-Wills is the Pete Nelson of pool design. Nelson stars in Animal Planet's popular "Treehouse Masters," creating hideaways in the limbs of oaks and maples. Archer-Wills works on the ground as a world-renowned builder of swimming pools but uses the same creativity and respect for ecology. In "The Pool Master," the charming Brit has unfaltering enthusiasm for his work -- rivaled only by his love of a cool gin and tonic. He designs and executes unique and stunning pools that seem to be formed by nature. His goal is "to support the environment, provide homes to beds of aquatic plants, and foster elements of mystery," which enhance the experience of swimming.

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From a $2 million private oasis in Las Vegas, to the world's largest wave pool, to a palatial Moroccan pool in Houston, Anthony visits the world's most awe-inspiring pools.
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Anthony attempts to seamlessly blend his man-made pool area into an outdoor loving couple's natural, 300-acre landscape where their grandchildren can safely explore; all this while fighting of Texas-sized bugs.
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Anthony tries to build a family-friendly masterpiece complete with an octagonal fountain and a relaxing garden space for small town Texas parents hoping to bring their young daughter and two older sons together.
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Anthony helps a busy firefighting farmer and his wife fix a project that started as a muddy hole and turn it into a natural pool complete with an outdoor rock shower and fire hydrant.
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While building a safe pool for a fitness-focused couple and their four dogs, Ed hits bedrock in the middle of the main swimming basin; Anthony needs to call in some heavy hardware if the project is to be completed.
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Anthony must deal with a dry well, mud and extreme weather in order to build a Japanese-style garden pool for a young entrepreneurial couple in Southern California.
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From an Oklahoma oasis to a pool high above the Pacific, Anthony visits some really astonishing pools.
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Anthony tries to create a design consisting of cascading waterfalls, lava rocks, iron grapevines and a swim-up bar with a wonderful view, turning a wine-lover's dream pool into a reality -- if he can overcome the steep grade and unstable clay soil.
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A family-owned organic restaurant in Ojai, Calif., is treated to an edible garden backyard oasis, as Anthony and his team construct an all natural, eco-friendly, self-cleaning pool that also helps to grow edible plants ... so no chemicals allowed.
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Anthony is in Lexington, Ky., creating an adventure-themed pool complete with rock climbing and a zip-line splash for an adrenaline-fueled family.

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