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Fountain Rill contemporary-landscape

Fountain Rill

This garden is a transformative study of form and volume. It begins solidly in and of the earth, with strong rectangular forms arising and containing water, plantings and passage. The resulting garden feels powerful, monumental and visually compelling.

Garden and house are linked at two elevations. Space is created and maximized by the stacking of program functions. Long views are made accessible from the deck above, while visual focus is created in the main garden.

Michele Lee Willson Photography

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December 22, 2013
jaybazile wrote:
What is the waterfall Lip made from, and was it made by hand?
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Looks like concrete with a metal liner.
    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 10:47AM
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It is a stainless steel weir (sometimes called a scupper)
    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 12:30PM
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I asked a few of my landscape architecture pals what to call this type of fountain, and all we could come up with was "spout and trough fountains." While the source of the water is not technically a spout, the way the water drops from the runner resembles one. This fountain emphasizes the different levels of this patio area, with the water cascading from one down to the next.

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last Saturday
gypsy_janet added this to Back yard / pool
March 15, 2015
Water feature off side of spa?
Dan Petre added this to Exterior Ideas
March 7, 2015
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March 3, 2015
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February 25, 2015
falling water
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February 15, 2015
Good effect - need wider fall
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Big for noise
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January 28, 2015
Fountain Rill
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January 19, 2015
The way the waterfalls
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Fountain Rill
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December 27, 2014
Good Idea for a fountain with four sides like this one, with a lites shining through the water and up from the bottome of the concrete pool.
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December 18, 2014
Falls into pool
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December 18, 2014
Fountain rill
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December 7, 2014
Bey Nocum-Emboltorio added this to garden
December 4, 2014
falls pond
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November 25, 2014
Shower head and tub faucet
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November 11, 2014
Spout material
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November 8, 2014
Backyard fountain idea
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November 2, 2014
similar spout for the pool?
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October 21, 2014
Concrete fountain in front-
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October 19, 2014
Weir pluss top collection pond
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Water feature
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i like the way the water flows down
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Water feature
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September 28, 2014
water rill
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September 27, 2014
Cool touch with the waterfall
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September 21, 2014
But smaller
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September 21, 2014
Sheet of water into pool
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September 18, 2014
Trough 1
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September 14, 2014
combine with raised seating? Simple, beautiful
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Contemporary sleek fountain
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September 6, 2014
would look nice near our split elevation patio
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September 4, 2014
water fountain
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Swimming pool plus fountain
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September 1, 2014
Water fall In yard
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August 29, 2014
For new front fountain
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August 27, 2014
Fountain spout
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August 27, 2014
This fountain emphasizes the different levels of this patio area, with the water cascading from one down to the next.
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August 27, 2014
indoor decorations
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August 25, 2014
Want one
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August 25, 2014
seating over the fountain
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August 22, 2014
Entrance water feature
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August 22, 2014
Chairs Redo Yellow ones
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August 21, 2014
the fountain
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August 15, 2014
Small spa/fall
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foutain add boubler
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August 11, 2014
Take an advantage of height
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August 11, 2014
use bronze platter to focus flow of trickle
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July 27, 2014
I like the smoothness of the water feature and its height
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July 13, 2014
looks natural
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July 9, 2014
Love the serenity
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July 7, 2014
Love the front of this and how it flows. Would need to be taller.
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July 5, 2014
Pileta para mis peces?
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June 30, 2014
Simple spillway and pond
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June 29, 2014
Cool fountain
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water feature
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Fountain, end of lap pool
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June 22, 2014
Water feature
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June 21, 2014
Now if I could just incorporate this fountain concept into a long, curving wall....
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June 20, 2014
Water feature a must
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Water feature
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June 7, 2014
Nice faucet
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May 30, 2014
Nice to have water near seating area- perhaps lower pond near patio?
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Clean simple lines
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Fuente básica
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Fountain - not hot on a fountain
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May 21, 2014
Contemporary waterfall
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Flat spout
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May 17, 2014
Nice water feature
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May 14, 2014
Love the fountain
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backyard pond
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May 11, 2014
To the yard
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May 10, 2014
Fountain linear
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May 7, 2014
pretty fountain pattern!
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May 5, 2014
beautiful water feature for front door;
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May 4, 2014
Fountain built as part of hot tub waterfall
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April 30, 2014
fuente 3
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simple design
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Water feature
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April 22, 2014
Water feature
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April 20, 2014
Pool fountain
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April 20, 2014
A lot of sound
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April 20, 2014
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April 20, 2014
Spout and trough
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April 20, 2014
Water feature
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April 18, 2014
The water
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April 16, 2014
landscapes waterbody
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April 16, 2014
Fountain like
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April 14, 2014
Water feature--planter to water below
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April 14, 2014
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April 12, 2014
would look good against the brick
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April 9, 2014
coming out of the back garden wall
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April 9, 2014
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April 6, 2014
awesome fountain
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greg's porch to water feature idea
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March 30, 2014
Fuente terraza
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March 27, 2014
fountain / shower
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March 26, 2014
Water feature
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Water feature
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March 22, 2014
Smaller pool above empties into larger pool below. Free falling water would probably be too loud though.
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March 14, 2014
Love this pool
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March 13, 2014
Water fall
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March 13, 2014
water feature for ballantae
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March 13, 2014
Nice chairs
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March 11, 2014
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pool fountain
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March 10, 2014
Water feature
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March 10, 2014
ide kolam
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March 10, 2014
i love this water feature and i bet it goes in a pool
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March 9, 2014
great roll for ponf
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February 21, 2014
Front water
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February 21, 2014
Trough and spout
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February 20, 2014
Cement into pool?
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February 19, 2014
water feature
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February 19, 2014
water feature
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February 15, 2014
A lot smaller! Pond isea
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February 13, 2014
What do you like about this photo?w fall
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February 13, 2014
I like the surface of the concrete and the downspout proportions
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green grey chair color
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outdoor tub feature
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January 30, 2014
Water spout
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January 30, 2014
Something I would love in my own home.
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January 24, 2014
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January 17, 2014
Fountain is beautiful! Modern, lovely!
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Water feature
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January 6, 2014
That is awesome
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water feature
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Water Feature
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Water Feature
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Contemporary, use of conc in water feature
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December 18, 2013
love it
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