The gabion consists of a container made of solid iron wire and filled with stones, the size, composition and color of which may vary. Used in the past as a means of protection by the armies (especially as a barrage against bullets and shots), the gabion is nowadays part of the materials of decoration and decoration of private and public outdoor spaces.
Trend Gabion Deco and Modern Garden Ideas by Platform 5 Architects
Moreover, according to some, the gabion was already known at the time of the Roman Empire. The ancient Romans even gave the name of this material, inspired by a kind of wicker basket they used during the construction of their homes. In this article, we explore some examples of gabion deco trends for the outdoors.
Idea of trend gabion deco: small garden fence by Studio H Landscape Architecture
The gabion, as we know it today, performs several functions in modern outdoor spaces. Thus, it is often seen used in the construction of walls, fences and breezes in the garden. Moreover, it is not difficult to manufacture such lockers to delineate an area of its green space or simply for decoration purposes. The gabion wall is probably the best-known form of this material Small garden fence and outdoor landscaping idea with pool by Khatulistiwa Design Many people associate the gabion stone walls and they are not wrong since this is the most widespread use of this type of material. Decorative trend gabion: stone and iron outdoor ornaments by Lawrence Lake Interiors The benefits of garden fencing and gabion walls are numerous. These include, among others, the good resistance to climatic conditions, the possibility of manufacturing them yourself, the modern and natural aspect of this kind of constructions. In short, we understand easily why this material is becoming more and more popular in France and Europe! Gabion wall screen and wall, design by Tendance Gabion In fact, gabion walls and fences do not have to rise just to the edge of our green spaces. Terrace landscaping with three levels and gabion deco, design by Customatic Yes, the modern decorators have not forgotten the use that the Romans made of these stone-filled lockers and continue to use them as low decorative elements, for example as separators of a garden with several zones. Separation by Envvison Landscape Studio Garden bench in stone and wood, design by Tendance Gabion The gravel and wood benches, such as the one shown in the picture above, also embody a modern and clever use of the material. Idea of garden benches in gabion and modern landscaping At the origin of this trendy construction in modern exteriors, there is simply a small wall of separation of space which has been completed by a wooden board fixed above the lockers filled with stone. Design exterior photo with gabion bench by William Howard Studio It is through this example of a garden bench that one discovers the versatility of the gabion that can divide a terrace and become the foundation of a garden bench offering seating space for outdoor parties. Outdoor deco gabion trend: resistant and original planters Example of vertical garden with gabion In addition, this same type of separator of the outdoor space also opens to the plants since it can shelter a vertical garden! Idea of planters to delimit an area of the garden by Exteriorscapes Design Another gabion deco trend in outdoor landscaping: transform the gabion into a planter that delimits a terrace or space on the terrace. Make a garden path with a gabion garden, design by Lake Flato Architects Here is an example of this way of using gabion: the stone planters are involved in landscaping and creating an elegant gravel driveway. Because, yes, the gravel and the pebbles are a material very close visually of the gabion and which marries perfectly with the latter in the modern external spaces. Gabion fountain for garden decor and modern terrace Last gabion deco trend that we will examine today: the stone fountains. Again, this is a clever idea that saves space in an exterior where the gabion fence or gabion screen also includes a pipe system for the manufacture of a small fountain with its pool of water. ‘water. Detail of gabion fountain with small waterfall for modern exterior To be well hidden from view, these pipes are introduced between the stones that make up the gabion lockers, as can be seen in the picture of this modern fountain. Fountain idea integrated into a gabion terrace wall, design by Terrain This kind of fountains can be installed everywhere in a garden or on a terrace. Outdoor deco with gabion wall and mini waterfalls for swimming pool, design by Meridian Stone Walls The professionals at Meridian Stone Walls have even imagined a way to integrate a gabion wall decor of an outdoor pool with mini waterfalls like this! Trend gabion deco: develop a fountain with water basin The fountains and waterfalls incorporated into a gabion wall vary in size, so that everyone can select the format that best fits the size of their deck or garden. Example of design water fountains and modern style terrace lighting If this idea of deco with gabion interests you, think also of a suitable lighting which is able to underline the beauty of your fountain in the evening! Natural garden gabion and wood fence for modern design house exterior Trendy Gabion Deco and Modern Terrace Stone Wall by Blue Heron Design Build