Oceans, seas, vast lakes and rivers are seemingly endless spaces that convey a sense of timelessness and generate universal feelings of freedom and adventure. The unique atmosphere of the seaside has been captured by designers, architects and artists worldwide. Compiled in this book are 115 creative concepts, from beach clubs, hotels and oceanfront homes to sea baths, urban beaches and art installations. Page after page, Beachlife offers examples of design, architecture and art that enhance the recreational and residential functions of waterfront sites across the globe. It touches on the subject of rising water levels and shows how architects, artists and designers are responding to climate change. An inspiring book for everyone fascinated by the waterfront, Beachlife presents a broad range of richly illustrated projects that promise to trigger the imagination.