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Always with feet in the water, this is the life of many aquatic plants. And always with their head in the air, where is a lot of oxygen and carbon dioxide, which plants need. But how can they transport these gases to the rhizosphere, where the roots are, where they also need these gases? [...]
2020 was a difficult year for everyone. We all have spend more time at home and we all were working on the subject of making our home an even more welcoming place and turn the garden in an open-air living room. Since the exterior space of our houses is experiencing this renaissance, biological pools [...]
Extraordinary sites need extraordinary solutions. For this biological pool the client dreamed of framing it in a certain position with the house to be visible from living room and terrace and to be aligned with the best view it has. In this pre-chosen location there were already some rocks, more or less huge, and [...]
Water is a very special liquid. For example, the energy retention of water is very good, while it takes a lot of energy to heat water. These photos from a thermal camera day and night show the comparatively cold water (dark blue) in the biological pool (during the day) and the high temperatures, at [...]
Unfortunately, news like this arrives more and more at our office: "Last summer a man convinced us to build a swimming pool (10 m x 5 m) and a lake next to it, saying that it would be enough to clean the pool water (the lake is 5 m x 1.5 m). With the [...]
Silent lakes give off an air of tranquility and peace. It is not by coincidence that many biological pools for tourist use offer contemplative spaces close to water. Many of the facilities have, like the one in the photo, playing or meditation platforms, outdoor activities that use the contemplative scenery offered by the water [...]
All the materials used in the construction of biological pools must meet the requirements of Circular Economy, this is our great challenge for the coming years. The objective is to eliminate waste and continuous consumption of resources. Circular systems employ reuse, sharing, repair, renovation, remanufacturing and recycling to create a closed-loop system, minimizing the [...]
Welcome to Portugal could be said to this new species of dragonfly who is entering Portuguese territory from Spain. It is not an introduction because the insects come by their own. Scientists call it Trithemis kirbyi. About two decades ago, the dragonfly began to occupy the neighboring country Spain from North Africa where it [...]
September is the month when water is most lacking in nature. The lakes and dams have a very low level, even some are already dry, and in the streams there is little water left. This is the time when the kingfisher starts to appear next to the biological pools. Since he finds a place [...]