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 eventually moved in Rome. ... read more

The Rewards of Interior Wall Water Fountains
If you are searching for a water wall that best suits your families’ needs think about one of the many types available including a mounted waterfall, a stand-alone water feature or a custom-built fountain. Adding a fountain in a central room, according to some reports, seems to make people happier, more content, and calm than people who do not have one. read more

How Much Do Pets Benefit from Water Features
House pets may be dubious of a new water feature so be certain to take them into consideration before buying one. Your pet dog could think that your freestanding fountain resembles a large pond to drink from or a pool in which to swim. Consider fitting a water element in your yard since it is a feature that will affect your much loved pets positively. Give some thought to the ideal place to put your water feature if you do not want birds to use it as a bathing... read more

Keep Your Garden Wall Fountain Clean
And finally, make sure the water level is consistently full in order to keep your fountain running optimally. Allowing the water to drop below the pump’s intake level, can cause severe damage and even make the pump burn out - an undesired outcome! 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

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 It may have come to be outdated when the Villa Medici was set to get water from the Acqua Felice, the early contemporary channel, in 1592.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 brother, Francesco di Medici, in 1588. While there were various other relevant... 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, install a pond or fountain in your garden. read more

Public Water Fountains Around Berkley, California
The first implementation of a sugary drinks tax in the USA came in February 2014, when it was passed by the city of Berkley, California. By taxing sugary drinks, the city hopes to encourage more people to go with healthier options, such as water. Research was done to ensure that individuals of all races... 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. Starting in the sixteenth century, a newer method was introduced, using Acqua Vergine’s subterranean portions to generate water to Pincian Hill. The aqueduct’s channel was... read more

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, those with a shortened cone form and a U-shape that... read more