Rain chains: A beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature.
So much room for activities. but little, individual reading/working nooks (for a tea house or library.) -- or just a space to crash/decompress/work in a different position. And the scene from step brothers makes it even better!