Water Fountains in the Worldscape is a unique book that gives an overall view to the history and use of water fountains in different environments: from the Havis Amanda mermaid fountain in Helsinki to the thermal water wells in Budapest and the rouletted of fountains in Islam and Tunis. The book was published by the International Water History Association in collaboration with KehräMedia Inc. in 2012.
The contents is divided into six parts that each study the element of water in urban design from history to today. The expert articles explore the various typological categories of water fountains and the cultural approaches to water in city in various countries. The book has been richly illustrated with colour photographs from all over the world.
The copy in stock is in good condition. There are no signs of use, only some minor shelf wear on the covers.