The Early Society: Outdoor Fountains
Fountains and Water and the Minoan Civilization They not only aided with the water supplies, they extracted rainwater and wastewater as well. They were for the most part constructed from clay or rock. Anytime terracotta was employed, it was normally for canals as well as water pipes which came in rectangle-shaped or round forms. There are two good examples of Minoan clay piping,... read more

Interior Wall Water Features are Ideal for Home or Workplace
While sitting under your wall fountain you can revel in the tranquility it provides after a long day's work and enjoy watching your favorite sporting event. Indoor fountains generate harmonious sounds which are thought to emit negative ions, remove dust as well as pollen, all while creating a calming and relaxing setting. read more

Bernini's Outdoor Fountains
There are countless celebrated water fountains in Rome’s city center. One of the greatest sculptors and artists of the 17th century, Gian Lorenzo Bernini designed, created and built nearly all of them. His skills as a water fountain designer and also as a city architect, are visible all through the avenues of Rome. To completely express their artwork, primarily in the form of community water features and water features, Bernini's father, a celebrated Florentine sculptor, guided his young son, and they... read more

Wall fountains: The Perfect Decor Accessory to Find Tranquility
You can find harmony and tranquility by simply having water in your garden. The sounds of a fountain are perfect to drown out the noise in your neighborhood or in the city where you live. Nature and recreation are two of the things you will find in your garden. Water treatments are common these days and often take place in the mountains or near beaches and rivers. If what you seek is a calming place where you can take your body and your mind to a faraway place,... read more

Water-lifting System by Camillo Agrippa
Regrettably, Agrippa’s wonderful design for lifting water wasn’t discussed much after 1588, when Andrea Bacci acclaimed it publicly. It may have come to be outdated when the Villa Medici was set to get water from the Acqua Felice, the early contemporary channel, in 1592. Even though it’s more likely that it was essentially discarded when Ferdinando ceded his cardinalship and returned back to Florence, securing his position as the Grand Duke of Tuscany, after the demise of his... read more

Original Water Delivery Techniques in The City Of Rome
With the building of the 1st raised aqueduct in Rome, the Aqua Anio Vetus in 273 BC, people who lived on the city’s hillsides no longer had to depend strictly on naturally-occurring spring water for their demands. Outside of these aqueducts and springs, wells and rainwater-collecting cisterns were the sole techniques around at the time to supply water to areas of greater elevation.... read more

Use a Fountain To Help Improve Air Quality
If what you are after is to breathe life into an otherwise boring ambiance, an indoor wall fountain can be the solution. Your eyes, your ears and your health can be favorably impacted by including this type of indoor feature in your home. The research behind this theory endorses the fact that water fountains can positively impact your health. Water features in general generate negative ions which are then counterbalanced by the positive ions created by the latest... read more

The Many Styles of Wall Fountains
You can decide to put your wall-mounted feature on an preexisting wall or build it into a new wall. Incorporating this type of water feature into your landscape brings a cohesiveness to the look you want to achieve rather than making it seem as if the fountain was merely added later. read more

The Various Construction Materials of Outdoor Water fountains
For people who want the visual appeal of a metal fountain but prefer a lighter weight and more affordable option, fiberglass is the answer. Keeping a fiberglass water fountain clean and working well is quite simple, another aspect consumers like. read more

The Many Good Reasons to Include a Wall Fountain
Spouting or cascading fountains are not the best choice for a small backyard since they need a great deal of space. There are two types of fountains to choose from including the freestanding version with a flat back and an attached basin set up against a fence or a wall in your yard, or the wall-mounted, self-contained version which is ... read more