3D rendering technology has revolutionised the way architects and designers conceptualise their ideas. One of the most iconic examples is the former Gianni Versace residence in South Beach, Miami. Renowned for its stunning architecture and design, the building has captured the attention of many. The One Million Mosaic Pool is one of the most impressive features of this residence. Conceptualised by Sir Roy Strong and brought to life with the help of Charles Roberts Studios in 2011, it is truly a masterpiece that showcases the power of 3D rendering technology.

This stunning swimming pool is a work of art and features thousands of 24-carat gold tiles inspired by Versace's Marine Vanita collection. The pool is a beautiful blend of history and luxury, with a Neptune fountain as its centrepiece and a pebble path adorned with a Medusa. The One Million Mosaic Pool is truly a masterpiece that captures the essence of elegance and sophistication.

Casa Casuarina Pool
Casa Casuarina Pool

Charles Roberts Studios was thrilled to participate in this project and help bring the vision to life. We were tasked with creating a 3D rendering of the pool to help visualise what it would look like once constructed. Our team worked tirelessly to ensure that every detail was captured accurately, from the intricate design of the tiles to the fountain's placement.

The 3D rendering we created in 2011 was an essential tool in the construction process as it allowed us to test and refine the design before construction began. It also helped the client visualise the final product and make necessary adjustments before construction started.

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The original 3D rendering of the Versace pool from 2011

The One Million Mosaic Pool was initially made in Italy and shipped in pieces to Miami. Once it arrived, it was assembled on-site with the utmost care and precision. The result was a breathtaking swimming pool that has become an iconic feature of the Versace residence.

Today, the Versace residence is a 10-bedroom boutique hotel called The Villa Casa Casuarina. The One Million Mosaic Pool remains a significant part of the property's history and is a popular spot for guests to relax and take in the beauty of the pool's intricate design.

3d rendering Versace pool house
3D rendering Versace pool house created in 2011

Since our image was created in 2011, 3D rendering technology has come a long way. Today, it has progressed to the point where it is almost indistinguishable from reality. Our studio's 3D renderings of swimming pools are a perfect example of this progress. By using advanced software and techniques, we can create stunningly realistic renderings that look like photographs. Our team of skilled designers and architects can create 3D models of swimming pools that not only look beautiful but also provide an accurate representation of the final product. The level of detail and realism that can be achieved through 3D rendering technology today is truly remarkable and has revolutionized the way we design and visualize architecture and design projects.

3d rendering of an outside pool
3D rendering of an outside pool created in 2023

In conclusion, the One Million Mosaic Pool is a testament to the skill and creativity of the team at Charles Roberts Studios and the vision of Sir Roy Strong. The pool is an actual work of art and a stunning example of the beauty that can be achieved when art and design come together. We are proud to have contributed to bringing this masterpiece to life and hope to continue creating stunning 3D renderings for projects that inspire us.