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Blog posts tagged in fountain design

Water, color and light in the desert

Musical dancing fountain at Guelmims square

In 2014, the Moroccan city of Guelmim increased its attractions with the inauguration of a architectural fountain that gave life to one of the city’s more relevant places. The local authorities decided to build a fountain that joined the presence of water with a changing and colorful illumination, all synchronized by music. This sum of features and appliances created a great dancing and light fountain that is currently one of the most beautiful and modern places in the city. Read More

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Architectural fountain with led lightfixtures

Architectural fountains are the most common fountains – those great water and light features that can be seen in many city and village venues. Their presence takes the water’s rhythm and glow to emblematic points such as roundabouts, public squares and circus or malls, among other backgrounds. Read More

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Composition with types of water fountains

Water fountains are the way men have to control natural elements such as water, light and movement, combining them in an intelligent way so they create lively and gorgeous landscapes. For centuries, humankind has conducted and manipulated water in order to control its potential but also to enjoy its beauty. Fountains turn water into a malleable material, with special aesthetic and sound characteristics specially designed to create amazing scenarios. But not all the water fountains are the same – depending on their particular features, location and typology, we find different types that can be used to create the most interesting designs. Read More

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The commemoration of a modern feat

Schooner architectural fountain Ancud, Chile

The feat that the Ancud Schooner crew achieved in the mid-19th century is a real highlight that the Chilean nation treasures in its recent historical memory. In order to homage the sailors who annexed the Strait of Magellan to Chile, a great architectural fountain was inaugurated in January 2014 in Punta Arenas, the far-away region of the Strait of Magellan where the Chilote crew accomplished the annexation. The architectural fountain, built to commemorate the 169th anniversary of the expedition, depicts the bow of the schooner emerging from a group of rocks. Some bronze sculptures depicting relevant characters of the expedition stand on the ship. Read More

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