A unique water fountain made of a clay pot shows the varied nature of handicrafts at Shilparamam, Hyderabad. Even the spill basin is decorated with an artful design.
The Green, a park in Uptown, has the coolest fountain in Charlotte, quite literally. There are banks of water jets in the pavement, and they fire in sequence. Each fish’s mouth also spews water in its turn. The whole routine culminates in an all-fins-on-deck water show, and then the sequence repeats.
This is the perfect place for kids to splash, Spring, Summer, or Fall.
Independence Park is a 24-acre urban park situated at the western end of the Elizabeth neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A bench view of the fountain in the lake of the park.
Holiday lighting displays are accentuated by a colorful water fountain
Lanterns make up a colorful elephant-themed fountain at the Chinese Lantern Festival in Belmont, North Carolina
The Crown Fountain in Millennium Park consists of two 50-foot glass block towers at each end of a shallow reflecting pool. The towers project video images from a broad social spectrum of Chicago citizens, a reference to the traditional use of gargoyles in fountains, where faces of mythological beings were sculpted with open mouths to allow water, a symbol of life, to flow out.
Plensa, the designer, adapted this practice by having faces of Chicago citizens projected on LED screens and having water flow through an outlet in the screen to give the illusion of water spouting from their mouths. The collection of faces, Plensa’s tribute to Chicagoans, was taken from a cross-section of 1,000 residents.
A little girl seems to enjoy a shower in the fountain ….
Designed by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, the Crown Fountain in Millennium Park is a major addition to the city’s world-renowned public art collection.
The fountain consists of two 50-foot glass block towers at each end of a shallow reflecting pool. The towers project video images from a broad social spectrum of Chicago citizens, a reference to the traditional use of gargoyles in fountains, where faces of mythological beings were sculpted with open mouths to allow water, a symbol of life, to flow out.
A Face on a Fountain
A colorful fountain provides a nice foreground to the lighted up Shiva temple in Kayavarohan
The Gerald D. Hines Water Wall Park is 2.77 acres and features a 64-foot semi-circular architectural fountain that re-circulates 11,000 gallons of water per minute as it cascades down the structure’s inner and outer walls. Water cascades in vast channeled sheets from the narrower top rim of the circle to the wider base below, both on the convex side and on the rear side.
The cascading water together with stone creations when viewed from different perspectives creates captivating designs …