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Statuary As a Staple of Classic Art in Ancient Greece Up until the Archaic Greeks provided the very first freestanding sculpture, a phenomenal triumph, carvings had mainly been completed in walls and pillars as reliefs.... read more


The Role of Hydrostatics In The Design Of Fountains All liquids in a state of equilibrium exert force on the materials it comes in contact with.These fall into 2 categories, hydrostatic load or outside force.When used against a level surface, the liquid exerts equal force against all points of that surface.... read more


A Chronicle of Outdoor Fountains The translation of hundreds of classical Greek texts into Latin was commissioned by the learned Pope Nicholas V who led the Church in Rome from 1397 until 1455.... read more


The Many Styles of Outdoor Fountains Convert your garden into what you have always desired – an oasis of serenity.You can benefit from a water feature by adding an outdoor fountain to your property and creating a place of tranquility.... read more


Contemporary Statues in Old Greece Traditionally, the vast majority of sculptors were compensated by the temples to decorate the involved columns and archways with renderings of the gods, however as the period came to a close it grew to be more accepted for sculptors to present ordinary people as well because many Greeks had begun to think of their religion as superstitious rather than sacred.... read more