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Dancing fountains, also known as dynamic fountains, are a very specific type of ornamental fountains that provide different performances. They are wider than standard ornamental fountains and their technology is more complex too - they are designed and conceived to create striking shows full of movement. These fountains are usually visited on purpose in order to watch their great water and light features (and music, in the majority of the cases). They are perfect to be enjoyed in outdoor spaces.
Dry fountains are more and more common in urban public spaces, filling them with attractive and fun. The concept ‘dry fountain’ may seem a contradiction – it is difficult to picture a waterless fountain unless it is broken down or neglected. Though, there is a type of fountains known as ‘dry’. These fountains do not have a visible pond to collect the water: the tank is located under the pavement. The water jets emerge from this underground tank and rise directly over the floor. When the fountains are not operational, the floor is dry – hence their name. If dry fountains allow the interaction with the bystanders, then they are called interactive dry fountains. Read MoreRead More