A fountain, an incredible piece of engineering, not only supplies drinking water as it pours into a basin, it can also propel water high into the air for a noteworthy effect.Pure functionality was the original purpose of fountains. Water fountains were connected to a spring or aqueduct to provide drinkable water as well as bathing water for cities,… Read More


Multi-talented individuals, fountain artists from the 16th to the late 18th century often functioned as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and cultivated scholars all in one person. Leonardo da Vinci as a imaginative genius, inventor and scientific virtuoso exemplified this Renaissance master. He methodically noted his ideas in his currently… Read More


Berkley, CA residents voted for a sugar-sweetened beverages tax in February 2014, the first of its kind in the United States. By taxing sugary drinks, the city hopes to inspire more people to decide on healthier options, such as water. The aim of the research was to evaluate the state of community drinking water fountains and figure out if there is… Read More


Nearly all sculptors were paid by the temples to enhance the elaborate columns and archways with renderings of the gods up until the stage came to a close and countless Greeks started to think of their religion as superstitious rather than sacred, when it became more common for sculptors to portray ordinary people as well. Portraiture came to be pr… Read More


Your residence or garden are fantastic places for a wall mounted fountain. Is this type of water element too bulky for your home? A wall fountain can eliminate this problem. Some perfect places to set one up are on any wall as well as on a post or fence. When you have decided on the precise location to put your water feature, fill it with water and… Read More