Adding a Fountain
Realtime Landscaping Architect includes a many different
styles of fountains that can be added to your landscape designs. Some fountains
are intended for use on the ground, while other fountains are designed to be
placed in ponds. During Realtime Walkthroughs your fountains will spray or gush
To add a fountain:
Click the Add Fountain button found near the top of the screen
under the Water Features tab.
Click the picture of the default fountain that appears to the right of the
screen, and then select the fountain you would like to use.
Click on your design where you wish to place the fountain.
In the picture shown below, a bowl fountain is used to
enhance the water garden with a constant flow of water.
Pillar fountains are very peaceful yet prominent water
features that take very little space. A pillar fountain is composed of a simple
rock pillar (often built from fiberglass or plastic), a liner, and a pump with a
filter. Water flows down the side of the rock pillar and re-circulates back to
the top. Some pillar fountains can even be used indoors.
There are several pillar fountains to choose from in
Realtime Landscaping Architect. Objects such as Regions, Rock
Borders, and Edging may help to complete your
In the picture below, a pillar fountain is used as the
centerpiece of an elegant driveway design.
Fountains and waterfalls are similar, but the water flow of a waterfall
moves in a particular direction while the water of a fountain always flows
straight down. For information on waterfalls, see Adding a Waterfall.
Landscaping rocks can be added around your fountains; see Adding a Rock for details.
Fountains can be scaled and rotated normally. See Scaling Objects and Rotating Objects for more information.
Plants can be added around your fountains; see Adding a Plant for details.
Fountains are typically part of a water garden design featuring ponds and
streams. See Adding a Stream and Adding a Pond for more information.
materials of your fountains can be customized as needed. For details, see Editing Materials.
Adding a Pond
Adding a Waterfall
Adding a Rock