Garden pond — one of the most common forms of artificial pond used in the landscape design suburban area. Often the pond is one of the most important elements of the garden, giving the General appearance of the site the completeness or being the center of the composition. A garden pond often ends in a stream, sometimes in the pond to include a fountain or waterfall.
To build a garden pond in a suburban area, you don’t have to dig. Modern construction technology has advanced greatly, so today there are many ways to build a garden pond at his dacha. The method of construction of the reservoir strongly depends on its purpose. Usually garden ponds can be used as a basin near the place of rest, a habitat for various aquatic animals, primarily fish, the pond can be a place of planting ornamental aquatic plants, pond fountain, or an inanimate surface water, which serves to rest the eyes, etc. Some of these types of ponds can be joined together, for example, a place for bathing and still water surface, but some can be implemented only separately. In any case, depending on the purpose of the reservoir that you want to create, everyone can choose for themselves the best method of construction, which is suitable from a financial perspective.
The most obvious way device shadowood is to dig him up. But this method is not always rational, since such ponds have significant drawbacks, the main of which are high cost due to large volume of dredging, the long development of the flora and fauna of the pond because the bottom of the pond are subsurface layers.
Another one of the pretty old and complicated methods of construction of artificial lake — the creation of a concrete bowl. These garden ponds are expensive and will serve for a very long time, but then they are difficult to dismantle or change their shape. Continue reading
The San Alfonso Del Mar, Chile
Listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest pool in the world. Its dimensions are staggering – in length it more than 1 km, an area more than 8 hectares and a depth of 35 m, which allows for sailing competitions here. Any vacationer can rent a boat and make a little “pool” trip. The pool water is salty and comes through the filters of the ocean. Around the pool with sandy beaches, sand which is heated at night. The annual support for such a pool costs about 4 million dollars.
The Park Hyatt Tokyo, Japan
If you again review the film “lost in translation”, we can see that pool at the Park Hyatt Tokyo, which floats bill Murray. But the famous pool of course not, and that is located on the roof of a 47 story skyscraper and is famous for its gorgeous views of Tokyo. Swimming under a glass dome gives a unique natural day lighting, and at night you can admire the lights of the Japanese capital, and the starry sky overhead.
The Icebergs pool, Bondi Icebergs club, Australia
The first and only swimming pool in the world winter swimming. Founded by a group of Australian lifeguards in 1929, the club has a century long history and has about 700 athletes. The opening of the winter season in Australiathese the first Saturday of may. Continue reading