Pets and Fountains

Rome’s First Water Transport Systems

Rome’s First Water Transport Systems With the construction of the very first raised aqueduct in Rome, the Aqua Anio Vetus in 273 BC, people who lived on the city’s foothills no longer had to depend entirely on naturally-occurring spring water for their requirements. If citizens living at higher elevations did not have access to springs or the aqueduct, they’d have to count on the other existing techniques of the time, cisterns that compiled rainwater from the sky and subterranean wells that received the water from below ground.Rome’s First Water Transport Systems 34005117566931803455.jpg From the beginning of the sixteenth century, water was routed to Pincian Hill by using the underground channel of Acqua Vergine. The aqueduct’s channel was made attainable by pozzi, or manholes, that were installed along its length when it was initially built. The manholes made it easier to thoroughly clean the channel, but it was also achievable to use buckets to extract water from the aqueduct, as we discovered with Cardinal Marcello Crescenzi when he operated the property from 1543 to 1552, the year he died. Even though the cardinal also had a cistern to accumulate rainwater, it couldn't provide sufficient water. That is when he made a decision to create an access point to the aqueduct that ran directly below his property.

The Outcome of the Norman Invasion on Anglo Saxon Landscaping

The Outcome of the Norman Invasion on Anglo Saxon Landscaping Anglo-Saxons felt incredible modifications to their day-to-day lives in the latter half of the eleventh century due to the accession of the Normans. The skill of the Normans surpassed the Anglo-Saxons' in architecture and agriculture at the time of the conquest. But yet there was no time for home life, domesticated architecture, and adornment until the Normans had overcome the whole realm. Most often built upon windy summits, castles were fundamental constructs that allowed their occupants to devote time and space to offensive and defensive strategies, while monasteries were rambling stone buildings generally added in only the most fecund, broad valleys. Gardening, a peaceful occupation, was impracticable in these fruitless fortifications.Outcome Norman Invasion Anglo Saxon Landscaping 4482606780410190292.jpg Berkeley Castle, potentially the most pristine model of the early Anglo-Norman style of architecture, still exists today. It is said that the keep was introduced during William the Conqueror's time. A spacious terrace meant for strolling and as a means to stop attackers from mining under the walls runs about the building. On one of these parapets is a scenic bowling green covered in grass and bordered by an aged hedge of yew that has been shaped into coarse battlements.

Inventors of the First Water Fountains

Inventors First Water Fountains 2395371817945.jpg Inventors of the First Water Fountains Often working as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and highly educated scholars all in one, from the 16th to the late 18th century, fountain designers were multi-faceted individuals, Leonardo da Vinci, a Renaissance artist, was celebrated as an creative master, inventor and scientific master. With his immense curiosity regarding the forces of nature, he researched the qualities and movement of water and also carefully documented his examinations in his now famed notebooks. Transforming private villa configurations into innovative water displays packed of symbolic significance and natural beauty, early Italian water fountain designers fused creativity with hydraulic and gardening ability. The humanist Pirro Ligorio, renowned for his virtuosity in archeology, architecture and garden design, provided the vision behind the wonders in Tivoli. Masterminding the phenomenal water marbles, water attributes and water jokes for the various properties in the vicinity of Florence, other water feature engineers were well versed in humanistic themes as well as time-honored technical texts.

The Broad Range of Outdoor Wall Water Fountains You can find peace and silence when you add a wall fountain in your garden or patio.You can have one custom-built to suit your requirements even if you have a minimum amount of space.... read more


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The Outdoor Water Features Water fountains were initially practical in function, used to bring water from canals or springs to cities and hamlets, providing the inhabitants with clean water to drink, wash, and prepare food with.... read more


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The Dispersion of Fountain Design Knowledge The published documents and illustrated pamphlets of the day contributed to the advancements of scientific innovation, and were the chief methods of spreading useful hydraulic facts and water fountain ideas all through Europe.... read more


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Keep Your Outdoor Fountain Tidy Adequate care and regular cleaning are important to the longevity of water fountains.It is important to clean it out and get rid of any debris or foreign objects that might have gotten into or onto it.... read more


The Dissemination of Outdoor Fountain Design Knowledge Spreading practical hydraulic knowledge and water fountain design ideas all through Europe was accomplished with the printed documents and illustrated books of the time.... read more