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Creators of the First Water Features

Creators of the First Water Features Often working as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and highly educated scholars all in one, from the 16th to the later part of the 18th century, fountain designers were multi-faceted people, During the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci exemplified the creator as a imaginative genius, creator and scientific specialist.Creators First Water Features 326791413633098102.jpg With his astounding curiosity about the forces of nature, he investigated the attributes and mobility of water and also systematically recorded his findings in his now recognized notebooks. Combining imagination with hydraulic and gardening talent, early Italian water fountain engineers changed private villa settings into innovative water displays filled with emblematic implications and natural elegance. The magnificence in Tivoli were provided by the humanist Pirro Ligorio, who was celebrated for his capabilities in archeology, engineering and garden design. For the many mansions close to Florence, other fountain builders were well versed in humanist topics and classical technical texts, masterminding the phenomenal water marbles, water highlights and water antics.

The Many Styles of Water Wall Fountains

The Many Styles of Water Wall Fountains If you want to have a place to relax and add some flair to a small area such as a patio or courtyard, wall fountains are ideal because they do not take up much space. The multitude of designs in outdoor wall fountains, including traditional, classic, contemporary, or Asian, means that you can find the one suitable to your tastes. If you are looking for a unique design, a custom-made one can be specially made to fit your specifications.

Depending on your needs, you can select from mounted or freestanding models.Many   Styles  Water Wall Fountains 0480968009.jpg Mounted wall fountains are little and self-contained variations which can be placed on a wall. Wall fountains made of resin (resembling stone) or fiberglass are usually light so they can be easily hung. In large free-standing fountains, otherwise known as wall fountains, the basin is set on the ground with the smooth side positioned against a wall. Generally constructed of cast stone, this type of water feature is not restricted in weight.

Custom-built fountains which can be integrated into a new or existing wall are often prescribed by landscaping designers. The basin and all the necessary plumbing are best installed by a qualified mason. A fountain mask or a spout also needs to be incorporated into the wall. The cohesive look provided by customized wall fountains make them appear to be part of the scenery rather than an afterthought.

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