William Pye Water Scupture

Little Water Wall

 A mirror-polished stainless steel "wall" rises from a reflective pool. Water flows down the surfaces of the stainless steel, creating roll-wave patterns, where the thin film of falling water is pulled by surface tension into rhythmical wave patterns. The reflected image in the water creates the illusion of other ripples rising from the depth of the pool to meet them.

This was made for the Arabella Lennox-Boyd's garden at the Chelsea Flower show in 1998, which received a Gold Medal and Best Garden Award.

Length 2m, height 1m.

Other work using the rollwave effect

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