Hornsby Water Clock, Hornsby

The Hornsby Water Clock, titled Man, Time and the Environment is a piece of kinetic sculpture, a decorative fountain and a functional clock in the Florence Street pedestrian mall in Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia. Unveiled in 1993, the sculpture was designed and engineered by Victor Cusack and constructed of bronze, stainless steel and glass by Victor and his foundry floor manager Rex Feakes. Construction, including alterations to the mall, cost over A$1 million and took two and half years; thereafter, chicken bones and other carelessly discarded items caused many breakdowns before the water filtration system was upgraded.
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  • Am amazed how little ones are still attracted to the water and the adults enjoy meeting around the unique sculpture.  more »
  • What's the point of a clock that doesn't tell time? Absolutely nothing. Even worse this fountain clock is meant to tell the time in a few different ways, none of which work. When the clock was...  more »
  • Hornsby Water Clock is a unique and fascinating moving sculpture combining a clock with a water fountain. Those visiting the Hornsby area for the first time should definitely check out this superb piece of engineering. The Hornsby Water Clock can be found just outside Westfield Hornsby Shopping Centre, only a short walk away from Hornsby train station.
  • A wonderful clock when it was worling. A great pity that the council can maintain it in a working condition, it could become a tourist attraction.

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