Garden fountains nowadays are typically made from metal, though you can find them in other materials too. Those made from metals have clean lines and attractive sculptural elements, and are flexible enough to fit any budget and decor. Your landscaping should complement the style of your house. At present, copper is quite prevalent for sculptural ga… Read More


The arrival of the Normans in the later half of the eleventh century greatly altered The Anglo-Saxon ways of living. The skill of the Normans surpassed the Anglo-Saxons' in architecture and agriculture at the time of the conquest. But before focusing on home-life or having the occasion to think about domestic architecture or decoration, the Normans… Read More


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