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Pool Decks & Terraces:

General: Indicate water depth in meters and feet, using
permanent materials, at pools and spas


Pool Decks & Terraces:
• Design: Compatible with design concept and quality level of project.
• Landscape: Provide unique and sophisticated landscaping at outdoor pool and sunbathing deck areas that is appropriate to the climate, space available, and project concept. Use landscaping to provide quiet and public areas and shady and sunny zones. At indoor pools limit landscaping to natural light available to support live plants.
• Walkway Access: Paths to pool; 1.5 m (5 ft.) wide to allow two persons to pass or walk side-by-side.
• Deck Width: Not less than 3 m (10 feet) at any point.
• Deck Slope: Slope away from pool to deck drains. Minimum slope 1:100; maximum slope 2:100.
• Concrete: Smooth troweled concrete finishes are not permitted at guest patios, walkways, pool decks or areas where people are circulating with wet feet. • Deck Joints: Seal deck joints with color matching polyurethane sealant. Do not use wood divider strips.
• Pool Deck / Coping: Swimming pool and whirl pool decks with coping receive, as a minimum treatment, a natural stone paving, using materials conducive to pool operation and sealed with a penetrating sealer to minimize staining and maximize cleaning ability. Slipresistant of 0.6 wet/dry. • In hot climates select a deck that minimizes heat build up.
• Attendant Kiosk: Provide pool attendant's, towel and sundry issuance kiosk at primary point of access to pool compound; this position should permit generalsurveillance of the swimming pool, children's pool, and whirl pool.
• Shower / Footbath: Include outdoor shower / footbath, only if required by government regulations.
• Toilets: If not immediately accessible to the Fitness Center, include separate men's and women's toilet facilities.
• F&B Facilities: Consider opportunities for pool terrace food and beverage outlets and function / catering facilities.
• Provide chrome plated, non-corrosive metal or bronze plumbing fittings and nozzles if exposed to guest view.
• Lighting: Locate lighting at pool perimeter to avoid maintenance / replacement activities above water surface.
Deck / Terrace Furniture: Include stackable deck furniture as follows:
• Chaise Lounge Quantity: 1 per 10 keys. . Warm climates and resorts may require higher quantity based on demand. Quantity may vary from 1 per 4 guestrooms to 1 for 1 guestroom or more.
• Additional chairs, tables, and umbrellas; quantity based on facility size, market demand, food and beverage type, and location.
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