Miles Barnard
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  • Chestertown, MD
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Natural Swimming Pools
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Devid Sapher Apr 24, 2015.

Sustainable Materials
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Miles Barnard Sep 26, 2013.

Outdoor Fireplace Standards
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Started this discussion. Last reply by mark foster Apr 18, 2012.


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Devid Sapher replied to Miles Barnard's discussion 'Natural Swimming Pools'
"Well designing natural swimming pools is not an easy task. I never did it, but I can say you rainforestla will surely help you to find a good solution for your issue. "
Apr 24, 2015
Miles Barnard replied to Miles Barnard's discussion 'Natural Swimming Pools'
"Hi Andrew. I definitely specified the project I wanted the photos to go into, but only the first 8 went in. I Didn't realize this until I was all finished of course. Is there not a way to move existing photos in my main album to a specific…"
Nov 10, 2014
Andrew Spiering replied to Miles Barnard's discussion 'Natural Swimming Pools'
"Miles, Thanks for updating us on your project!  You can add more photos to your existing project by selecting the project when you are uploading the photos.  Here's a screen shot: Also, if the Flash Uploader is giving you trouble, try…"
Nov 9, 2014
A discussion started by Miles Barnard was featured

Natural Swimming Pools

Anyone have any experience designing natural swimming pools (NSPs) in the eastern United States? I am in the midst of designing one for a new residential project. But it's a relatively new concept in the US and there are not a ton of resources available.See More
Nov 9, 2014
Miles Barnard replied to Miles Barnard's discussion 'Natural Swimming Pools'
"Gang I have posted some photos. Started an album called natural swimming pools but the project/photo upload interface seems to pretty much not work anymore so only 8 photos made it into the album. The rest are just in my photos. If anyone knows how…"
Nov 7, 2014
Miles Barnard replied to Miles Barnard's discussion 'Natural Swimming Pools'
"All stone is out of NY. It's essentially PA bluestone in boulder version. Very stable. Yes I'm sure we will get some pieces popping off in the winter. That's just the nature of natural material which we accept Deep end is 8-8.5'…"
Nov 7, 2014
Janine Micunek replied to Miles Barnard's discussion 'Natural Swimming Pools'
"Hi, I have a question. Why are there stones covering the swim zone? I'm used to having gravel in the filter zone, which is planted, and boulders and such only for additional aesthetics. It seems to me that stones covering the swim zone are an…"
Nov 6, 2014
Jason Cook replied to Miles Barnard's discussion 'Natural Swimming Pools'
"Yes I have questions.  First off, that looks amazing!  I really like the look of all that rock work.  I assume you tested it initially to ensure it keeps a balanced pH/Phosphates etc..?  What is the type of boulder here in the…"
Nov 6, 2014

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Landscape Architect, Principal
BLA University of Maryland
Current Employment:
South Fork Studio Landscape Architecture, Inc.
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Jim Urban, Jay Graham, Michael Vergason

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At 9:45am on June 28, 2011, Mike Metevier said…
Beautiful work.
At 8:39am on June 17, 2011, Jon Quackenbush said…
Hey Miles!
At 8:56am on January 7, 2009, Kevin J. Gaughan said…
Miles, welcome to the lounge. Congratulations on your MD ASLA Award this year. Hope you enjoy the site, thanks for joining!
At 7:08am on January 7, 2009, panadorn soontornyart said…
hello....Miles, welcome !

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