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Blog posts tagged in fountain design

A fountain inspired in Rock and Roll

Hard Rock Hotel architectural fountain, Cancun

The concept Hard Rock Hotel is immediately associated to a culture always related to a music that arouses passions, but also to the aesthetic and literary atmosphere that revolves around it. The Hard Rock Hotel Cancun (Mexico), a top-class business located in a stunning environment, needed to welcome its clients with a look according to the rock and roll philosophy. And what better way to do it that by installing a spectacular architectural fountain, shaped like an electric guitar and with a great contemporary style… Read More

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To conclude this section, we will continue with our recommendations on designing architectural fountains and are going to look at the following points:

9.- To ensure proper delivery of water from a fountain nozzle - – i.e. so that the jet coincides with the nozzle axis and therefore reaches its maximum height – it should be fitted with a straight section of pipe before the nozzle or else you need to use an accessory with flat radial blades, known as ‘flow deflectors, that reduces any secondary cross movement of the water flow reaching the nozzle. Read more

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We resume our section of tips about fountain design by turning to the all-important matter of water storage, feed circuits and water pumps

5.- Analyze the water storage. When the artistic design calls for one or several basins or mirrors of water in an architectural fountain, we suggest you size them so that they also store the extra volume of water required to fill the piping and keep the jets and cascades working, thereby avoiding the need to build additional water tanks to ensure all parts function properly (nozzles, undewater lighting, pumping systems, …etc)  and also to prevent overflows when the fountain is out of service. Read More

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When dealing with the question of fountain design, quite often a few simple and efficient initial recommendations are required, as are replies to questions that are more frequently asked than you might imagine. Therefore, both this and future posts on this blog are going to set out a series of considerations to be taken into account when tackling the design of an architectural fountain. As altogether there are quite a number of points to be considered, this post focuses on the technological and construction parts as well as analyzing architectural fountains with nozzles.

Vaious design of architectural fountains with accessories manufactured by Safe-Rain

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Recent Comments - Show all comments
  • Yilliang
    Yilliang says #
    Thanks for the advice on how to design a beautiful fountain. I had no idea that there was so much to consider when designing a fou
  • Juan Eusebio González Fariñas
    Juan Eusebio González Fariñas says #
    Hi Yilliang: We hope you will obtain a nice design and ejoy it with all family and Friends. Juan
  • Vasudeva
    Vasudeva says #
    Thanks for the in depth details, this will use full for our feature projects.Thanks Mr. JUAN.

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