Domestication of Water in Fountains

I briefly wanted to share some photos of fountains found all over the world, as suggested by chapter seven’s reading guide questions. The geographically diverse locations of fountains underscore the universal domestication of the element water, proving that all cultures cannot help but participate in the architecturally profound, affluent and luxurious coaxing of water into a designed, electrically-coordinated fountain that the eyes of tourism worship.

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Pineapple Fountain in Charleston, South Carolina. A personal favorite, both the fruit and fountain.

Floating Fountains, in Osaka, Japan.

Floating Fountains in Osaka, Japan.

Swarovski Fountain in Sydney, Australia.

Swarovski Fountain in Sydney, Australia.

Garden of Versailles Fountain, Versailles, France. Intricate and gorgeous.

Garden of Versailles, Versailles, France. Intricate and gorgeous.

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