About Joan Roca Master Pool Designs

Joan Roca Biography

Joan Roca (pronounced “Hwan”) is the founder and the heart and soul of Joan Roca Master Pool Designs.

Joan is a world-renowned master pool designer who creates award-winning swimming pool and watershape designs for commercial facilities and discriminating homeowners all over the world. Joan Roca is rightly considered one of the top 10 pool designers in the world. His designs have graced nine countries, three continents, and dozens of design books and magazines. His services include (1) conceptual pool design, (2) engineered construction drawings for those designs, and (3) project management services, if desired.

Joan has nearly 50 years experience in pool design and construction, achieving some of the highest levels of certification in the world, including:

CERTIFIED MASTER Pool Builder & Design Professional (one of only six in the world).
GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL of the International Watershape Institute.
CHARTER MEMBER of the Society of Watershape Designers.
Multi-year MASTER of DESIGN winner.
International CHAIRMAN’S AWARD winner with NSPI/APSP/PHTA.

Joan’s Philosophy

“I design swimming pools and watershapes that make people happy, and give their owners a unique reflection of their own personalities. Every project is intended to be a finely-crafted piece of art that incorporates water in one way or another. I strive to make each pool design project extraordinary, with unconventional materials and design elements, and innovation wherever possible.”

-Joan Roca, Master Pool Designer