"Old School" Garden Fountain Designers

"Old School" Garden Fountain Designers Commonly working as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and cultivated scholars, all in one, fountain creators were multi-talented people from the 16th to the later part of the 18th century. Leonardo da Vinci as a innovative master, inventor and scientific virtuoso exemplified this Renaissance master. He carefully reported his findings in his now much celebrated notebooks about his studies into the forces of nature and the attributes and mobility of water. Ingenious water exhibits packed with symbolic meaning and all-natural grace converted private villa settings when early Italian fountain creators fused creativity with hydraulic and gardening expertise. Known for his virtuosity in archeology, design and garden design, Pirro Ligorio, the humanist, offered the vision behind the wonders in Tivoli. For the assorted mansions in the vicinity of Florence, other water fountain developers were well versed in humanist subjects as well as ancient scientific texts, masterminding the phenomenal water marbles, water attributes and water antics.

Aqueducts: The Answer to Rome's Water Problems

Aqueducts: The Answer to Rome's Water Problems With the construction of the first elevated aqueduct in Rome, the Aqua Anio Vetus in 273 BC, individuals who lived on the city’s hills no longer had to rely strictly on naturally-occurring spring water for their requirements. During this time period, there were only 2 other techniques capable of delivering water to higher areas, subterranean wells and cisterns, which amassed rainwater. To furnish water to Pincian Hill in the early 16th century, they applied the new tactic of redirecting the circulation from the Acqua Vergine aqueduct’s underground channel. Through its initial construction, pozzi (or manholes) were placed at set intervals alongside the aqueduct’s channel. During the roughly 9 years he owned the property, from 1543 to 1552, Cardinal Marcello Crescenzi employed these manholes to take water from the network in containers, though they were initially built for the purpose of cleaning and maintaining the aqueduct. Apparently, the rainwater cistern on his property wasn’t adequate to fulfill his needs. That is when he decided to create an access point to the aqueduct that ran underneath his residential property.

The Broad Range of Outdoor Wall Water Fountains

The Broad Range of Outdoor Wall Water Fountains A small patio or a courtyard is a great spot to put your wall fountain when you seek peace and quiet.Broad  Range Outdoor Wall Water Fountains 558408650657.jpg Even a little space can contain a custom-built one. Both the stand alone and mounted models need to have a spout, a water basin, internal tubing, and a pump. Traditional, modern, classic, and Asian are just a few of the styles from which you can choose.

With its basin laid on the ground, freestanding wall fountains, or floor fountains, are typically quite large in size.

On the other hand, a water feature affixed to a wall can be added onto an existing wall or built into a new wall. Integrating this kind of water feature into your landscape adds a cohesiveness to the look you want to attain rather than making it seem as if the fountain was merely added later.

Water Delivery Solutions in Early Rome Aqua Anio Vetus, the first raised aqueduct founded in Rome, started out supplying the men and women living in the hills with water in 273 BC, although they had relied on natural springs up until then.... read more


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What Are Garden Fountains Crafted From? Most modern-day garden fountains come in metal, although various other types exist.Metals tend to produce clean lines and unique sculptural accents and can fit almost any design theme or budget.... read more


Outdoor Water fountains: The Perfect Decor Accessory to Find Peace Your state of mind is positively influenced by having water in your yard.The noises in your neighborhood and surrounding area will be concealed with the tranquil sounds of a fountain.... read more


Consider the Benefits of an Interior Wall Water Fountain For many years now, hospitals and health care facilities have used interior fountains to establish a stressless, serene setting.Lightly cascading water lulls people into a state of peacefulness.... read more


Gian Bernini's Public Fountains There are countless popular water fountains in the city center of Rome.Almost all of them were designed, architected and built by one of the finest sculptors and designers of the 17th century, Gian Lorenzo Bernini.... read more