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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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jaybazile wrote:
What is the waterfall Lip made from, and was it made by hand?
   Comment   December 22, 2013
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Looks like concrete with a metal liner.
December 22, 2013 at 10:47am   
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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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baileyboy2 added this to Outside
on Monday
Water feature--planter to water below
asadzaman added this to asadzaman's ideas
on Monday
graeme49 added this to water features
last Saturday
would look good against the brick
cgwyant added this to Back patio
last Thursday
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last Wednesday
Aubrey Hadley added this to backyard
April 9, 2014
coming out of the back garden wall
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April 9, 2014
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April 8, 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
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March 30, 2014
Fuente terraza
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fountain / shower
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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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Water feature
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ide kolam
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i love this water feature and i bet it goes in a pool
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great roll for ponf
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water feature
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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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water feature
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water feature
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A lot smaller! Pond isea
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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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Water spout
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January 30, 2014
Something I would love in my own home.
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January 17, 2014
Fountain is beautiful! Modern, lovely!
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Water feature
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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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love it
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The fountain
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water fountain
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combine with raised pool for seating ? Simple, beautiful
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would have left a better view of waterfall frpm the house
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December 1, 2013
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Water feature
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even fall of water
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November 9, 2013
Very nice water feature
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Dos pisos
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October 29, 2013
water theme
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hard lip water cascading into second pool
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October 24, 2013
fountain and grass by chairs
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Pool, hottub design
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Very sleek
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September 30, 2013
Like that the plants are in the top of this planter with water coming down below
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September 30, 2013
Love the water fountain
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Water fall
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Water Fountain
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very nice
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Fuente agua
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causa de agua
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Mega Feature
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spout fountain cement
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Form and substance
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waterfall faucet
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Water feature for front deck. At one end.
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Water fall
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Fountain as white noise
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August 21, 2013
even better way to get sound of falling water
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August 18, 2013
Love water sounds
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Torfu construction with moss
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Layer fountain
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Cool idea for a water feature
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Top of pond
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what a great idea:)
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water feature
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Water feature
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Water spout
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Falling water
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Pour spout
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Chairs and fountain
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cast concrete ponds with small spouts
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Water feature
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Plunge pool
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new water feature at BBQ wall
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water rill
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Colour of cushion
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Love the simplicity of the fountain
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July 24, 2013
trough and water feature
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Water front
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Water fearure
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July 20, 2013
so close to what I want.
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plexi glass
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Caida de agua
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Kolan ikan - air terjun
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Waterfalls for lap pool
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Almost too much water but could work.
Shelly Thacker added this to Bath
July 11, 2013
loooove these waterfall faucets
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July 7, 2013
Concrete trough water feature
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July 7, 2013
easy waterfall
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overflow into lake
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fuente bella
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overflow sheet fountain
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From patio to grden
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Gorgeous water feature
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Water aeration
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water fall
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Agua vista comedor
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show Johnny water spill way
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Spa...water funnel as focal pt - can be used with a regular pre bought hot tub
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Concrete waterfall
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uniform flow
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Very Nice fountain. I really like it for a spa design
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Water feature5
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Water feature
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