It’s the lap of luxury — and terror.
The world’s first “floating” pool — a glass-bottomed basin positioned 115 feet above the street — is due to open in London.
The pool is said to be the “largest single piece of load bearing acrylic in the world.”AFP via Getty Images
The Sky Pool, which has allegedly gone through “extensive strength testing” to ensure it won’t crash down onto the street, will open on May 19 at the luxury Embassy Gardens apartment complex in south-west London, the property developers Ballymore announced.
The pool was lifted into place by a 50-ton crane.AFP via Getty Images
The transparent, floating creation is about 82 feet long — with 46 of those feet above the street connecting the complex’s two towers, Ballymore said in a news release.
The pool is housed at the luxurious Embassy Gardens apartment complex.AFP via Getty Images
“The swimming pool’s 14 meter long transparent acrylic structure has been lifted 10