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Which Project Won the 2022 Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge?

We give you an insider’s look at the winning design and the other finalists' mock submissions, showcasing renderings of their projects.

Complete Exterior Solutions took top honors in the fourth annual Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge. The winning design, which was announced at the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, showcases a sunken fireplace and wellness studio.  

The Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge is a competition that offers pool designers the opportunity to create renderings of a spectacular outdoor living area, with a minimum $1 million budget and mock parameters. 

Besides Complete Exterior Solutions, the other finalists were AquaTerra Outdoors, Old North State Landscape Development Inc., PoolHaus Design Studio and Randy Angell Designs. The design competition voting was held live during an expo session Wednesday, Nov. 16. 

This year’s challenge was sponsored by Riverflow Pumps by Current Systems, Ledge Lounger, EstimCad, Pool Magazine and PHTA WAVE Young Professionals Network.   

Here is an overview of the winning project and the four other finalists. 

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