Total habitat in the News!
Over the years, our Natural Swimming Pool/Ponds and other projects have been featured in over a dozen publications including The New York Times, Current Science and House & Garden! Total Habitat founder, Mick Hilleary, even appeared on CBS Sunday Morning (twice) to talk about our Natural Swimming Pool/Pond system! We love spreading the word about these wonderful chemical-free swimming pools and we hope to work with you on your NSP project! Get Started Here
Fox 8 News, 2020: "Greensboro Science Center is expanding with new Revolution Ridge exhibit"
WIBW News 13, 2020: "Topeka Zoo holds Japanese-inspired ribbon cutting ceremony of Kay’s Garden"
Watch News coverage of the grand opening here or see more information about this project on our Public Spaces page!
The New York Times, 2007: "From Europe, A No-Chlorine Backyard Pool"
St. Louis Magazine, 2009: "Life, Aquatic"
Read the full article : www.stlmag.com/home/Life-Aquatic/
Luxury Pools + Outdoor Living, 2017-2018: "In Tune With Nature"
Current Science, 2006: "Cool Pools"
House & Garden, 2007: "Eco-Friendly Pools"
Your Home & Lifestyle Magazine, 2015: "Pooling Your Resources"
John Deere Homestead, 2015: "Swimming Hole Upgrade!"
The Kansas City Star, 2005: "Backyard Water Features Add Ambiance..."
Plenty, 2007: "Making a Splash"
The Examiner, 2004: "Natural Choices"
Total Habitat Awards & Appearances:
2017 Best of Lawrence Award for Swimming Pool Construction, Presented by the City of Lawrence Kansas
2018 Best of Lawrence Award for Swimming Pool Construction, Presented by the City of Lawrence Kansas
2016 Kichler LightPro Rewards for Cornerstone Membership, Presented by Kichler Lighting
77th Annual Craftmanship Award for Shotcrete Structure, Presented by Building Congress & Exchange, November 2015
Eco Friendly Backyard Designs, Presented by the OOA Overland Park, March 2008
Interview Appearances, CBS Sunday Morning, September 2007 and March 2008
"Industrial Design: Creativity Loves Constraints" Lecture, Iowa State University, 2017
"Zoo Exhibits & Beyond: Design is Design is Design.." Lecture, Albuquerque BioPark Society Meeting at the Albuquerque Zoo, 2015
"Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds" Lecture, Kansas Pond & Watergarden Society Annual Meeting at Wichita Botanica, 2014
"Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds: Let's Jump In!" Lecture, Chicago Botanical Garden Design Symposium, 2009
"Interactive Zoo Exhibits" Lecture, Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference, 1996