This is Not a Swimming Pool

There are many pools that I have seen (or not seen) that I want to swim in. These and these are great examples.

I have also written here before about a fabulous HSBC outdoor ad for Climate Change.

Now an installation in a Japanese gallery has taken the idea of a fake pool to a whole new level. From here, it looks just like a…ummm… pool.

But then you see this, and it starts to kinda go wrong:

This is what it looks like from the other side:

More great images of these pools can be found at the very excellent “if its hip” blog here, you should check them out.

Of course there is also a video which has received an insane number of youtube hits. Check it out:

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