About Cityscapes Pool Builders in Brisbane
Since 1993, Cityscapes Pools and Landscapes has been helping families within the Brisbane region transform their backyards, creating beautiful outdoor spaces that the whole family can enjoy.
Cityscapes is one of Brisbane’s most trusted concrete pool companies. With over 50 years of combined experience and having built hundreds of plunge and lap pools in Brisbane, our team has the experience and knowledge to design, plan, and construct your dream backyard from start to finish.
Our pool company offers full project management from an initial site visit to a full design service including a 3D rendering by our in-house design team on all our Pool and Landscape Projects to having an onsite builder to oversee the construction of your project from start to hand over. Please note 3D Designs are exclusive for a project not included on our pool packages.
We pride ourselves in designing and constructing beautiful and modern custom-designed swimming pools and landscapes that suit a range of Brisbane backyards. So, whether you’ve always dreamt of having a plunge pool, lap pool, a kid-friendly pool and play area, or even a backyard that extends seamlessly out from your home, our Brisbane pool company can help bring your vision to life.
For those looking at transforming their backyard on a budget, we also offer a range of pre-designed concrete pools for you to choose from. Designed to suit a range of backyards sizes and layouts, our pool packages can help take the hassle and cost out of renovating your backyard.
At Cityscapes we like to believe that anything is possible, and are dedicated to providing Brisbane families with outdoor spaces that they can enjoy for years to come.
Jules McLaughlin – Company Owner | Head Pool Builder
Qualified in Pool Building & Structural Landscapes, Jules McLaughlin has been in the Brisbane swimming pool industry since he started as a building apprentice back in 1990.
Fast forward 30 years and Jules is now living his dream as the owner of Cityscapes Pools and Landscapes providing concrete swimming pools for families right across Brisbane (40 km radius).
Jules McLaughlin is a hands-on builder who places great importance on building and maintaining strong relationships with his clients. Just show Jules a photo of any of the hundreds of concrete pools he has constructed around Brisbane and he could tell you when, where and who it was (trust us, we tested him!)
Jules prides himself on great communication with both clients and contractors. He excels in project management by making sure every step of the project has been considered so each trade can work to their best.
He is hard working, reliable, approachable and enjoys nothing more than being able to sit by a recently finished swimming pool and enjoy a cold beer!
Alison Ahlberg – Project Designer and Estimator (Diploma Horticulture)
Alison joined the Cityscapes Pool and Landscapes family in 2014 and leads the design and cost estimation area of the company. She began her career as a Landscape Designer and Horticulturist in 1999, before expanding her skills as an Estimator in 2011.
Her concrete pool and landscaping designs are flawless, eye catching and beautiful while remaining functional and practical for families all over Brisbane. In 2018 one of concrete pool designs was awarded Queensland’s Best Pool Project – yay go Alison!!
Alison has been using 3D rendering software for her designs for over 9 years, which allows her clients to fully visualise her design. This means her clients can visualise her concepts before the construction stage begins.
One of the best qualities about Alison is her honesty. She will always endeavour to make sure her clients are fully informed and able to provide the best design possible for their budget.
David Moss - (General Manager)
David is a qualified Landscape Architect (Dip L’Arch) and Horticulturist (Cert 111 Hort) He has been in the swimming pool industry since 1990 and his pool designs have won several awards in NSW.
Prior to joining Cityscapes Pools and Landscape he held roles in swimming pool design, construction, sales and marketing. His most valuable skill in the role he holds today is the practical experience he gained as a Swimming Pool Builder Supervisor and Landscape Construction Manager. Having worked these roles, he really gets what’s involved and is able to deliver on the client’s expectations.
David is an all-rounder and likes to be involved with anything concrete pools. His expertise covers a wide range of concrete swimming pool and landscape designs from the traditional family backyard pool to difficult sites, semi-commercial and multi-residential projects.
Matt Martin - Project Designer and Estimator
Matthew owned and operated one of the biggest Pool and Landscaping business in Northern Victoria. With extensive industry knowledge, and with many SPSA awards for his exceptional designs and pool and landscape builds we are very lucky to have Matthew in our team. From sales, design, construction, and management he understands the intricacies of any pool and Landscape projects.
Matthew has a high level of experience is multiply fields. Qualified Electrician, has a business and finance degrees, is a licensed builder, qualified draftsman and is competent in 3D design concepts.
Given Matthew’s experiences and qualifications he is very efficient in answering any intriguing questions.
Grace Urbanska - Przeor Bach. Landscape and Project Designer
Arch, Landscape and Project Designer Grace joined the Cityscapes Pools team in September 2020 as pool and landscape designer and project estimator. She is bringing with her over 20-year of experience working with the best in industry. She draws on her architectural and product design qualifications to deliver impressive outcome of high aesthetic value and function. She is a recipient of multiple industry awards, including People’s Choice and Technical Difficulty.
She loves working closely with the clients to understand their needs, budget perimeters, site challenges and structural requirements. Grace’s design work is bold and eye-catching, much more than just a pool in the backyard. Her presentation skills are distinctive and colorful. Grace follows the industry trends, creatively applying new and proven materials, and techniques, giving them new life in every project. The process of design is evolving in the front of the client eyes. It is not uncommon for the whole family to get involved, beaming with excitement.
Julia Khandoshko – Accounts and Administration
Bachelor of Professional Accountancy, Diploma of Business Management
Julia is the go-to for everything Cityscapes Pools and Landscapes. She is in charge of the accounts and administration, but you’ll also find her answering the phone or helping out the sales team when needed.
If you choose Cityscapes for your swimming pool build you are guaranteed you’ll speak with Julia at some point. She’s approachable, reliable, easy-going and an important part of our Cityscapes Team.
When she’s not balancing the books or running odd jobs for Jules, you may find her at home baking up a delicious cake (and if you’re lucky she may have brought one in to the office when you come to meet with us!).
Adam Close- Landscaper
Adam is your go-to man for all thing’s horticulture. He is known around here as the laid back, happy go lucky bloke but when he’s working gardens it’s all business.
Adam has a talent for creating beautiful gardens and landscapes. It would be hard to find a plant that Adam doesn’t know and you’d be amazed at the details he can tell you.
He is hard working and takes great pride in delivering his landscaping jobs to perfection.
What people say?
Cityscapes made the entire process of our pool and landscaping construction an absolute breeze. From the design stage and throughout the construction we felt completely informed and at ease. Despite access issues and a very steep block, we are thrilled with the end result!! We couldn’t recommend Jules and his team enough. Best in the business!
Jules and the team completed our landscaping today and I’m so pleased with the results. They were polite, listened and responded to any concerns or questions I had. Such a great work ethic too- turned up on time and put in a full day's work to get it done in one day. I wish we had used them for the pool! Thanks team!
These guys do amazing work, they turn up on time every day, and they cleaned up before they left every day. Their work is first class and their prices are very reasonable. I would totally recommend them if you are in the market for a new pool, or just an outside landscape makeover.
Fantastic. The whole team was AWESOME! We now have the most beautiful pool. Highly recommend this company.
We love our pool & could not be happier. Thank you Jules & the team at Cityscapes.
Jules and his team are the BEST, we wouldn't use anyone else!
All was fine with Cityscapes. Well presented quote, great communication etc. Highly Recommend it.