The gabion consists of a container made of solid iron and son filled with stones, the size, composition and color may vary. Used in the past as a means of protection by armies (including as a dam against bullets and shots), the gabion is now part of the development and decoration materials of private and public outdoor spaces.
Trend gabion deco and idea of modern garden design by Platform 5 Architects
Besides, according to some, the gabion was already known at the time of the Roman Empire. The ancient Romans would even gave the name of this material, drawing a sort of wicker basket they used during their housing construction. In this article we explore some examples of gabion trendy decoration for the outside.
Idea gabion Deco trend: small garden fence by Studio H Landscape Architecture
The gabion, as we know it today, has several functions in modern outdoor spaces. Thus, it is often seen used in the construction of walls, fences and breezes-view in the garden. Besides, it is not difficult to make yourself lockers of this kind to delineate an area of the green space or just for decoration purposes.
The gabion wall is probably the best known form of this material
Small garden fence and landscaping idea with pool by Khatulistiwa Design
Many people associate the gabion with stone walls and they are not wrong, because this is the most common use of this type of material.
Trend Deco gabion: exterior ornaments of stone and iron by Lawrence Lake Interiors
The advantages of garden fences and gabion walls are multiple. We include, among others, good weather resistance, the ability to make them yourself, modern and natural aspect of this kind of buildings. In short, we can understand why this material is becoming more popular in France and Europe!
Privacy Screen and Wall Gabion, Gabion design by Trend
Moreover, walls and fences Gabion need not arise just at the limits of our green spaces.
Aménnagement landscaped terrace with three levels and gabion deco design by Customatic
Yes, modern designers have not forgotten the use that the Romans were those filled with stone lockers and they continue to use them as decorative elements low, such as separators a garden with several areas.
Separation by Envvison Landscape Studio
Bench wood and stone garden design by Trend Gabion
The gravel and wooden benches, like the one pictured in the photo above, also embody a modern and clever use of the material.
garden benches idea Gabion and modern landscaping
At the origin of this construction trend in modern Outside, there simply is a small dividing wall of the space has been completed by a wooden board fastened above the racks filled with stone.
design outdoor bench with gabion Photo by William Howard Studio
It is through this example of garden bench that we discover the versatility of the gabion can divide a terrace and become the foundation of a garden bench providing space saving seats for outdoor parties.
Trend gabion outdoor deco resistant and original planters
Example of vertical garden with gabion
Moreover, this same type of outdoor space the separator also opens to plants since it can house a vertical garden!
Idea planters to define an area of the garden by Exteriorscapes Design
Another trend deco gabion in landscaping: turning the gabion in a planter that defines a deck or terrace area.
Make a garden path with a jardnière Gabion, Lake Flato Architects design by
An example of this way of using the gabion: stone planters involved in land landscaping outside and creating a pretty avenue lined with gravel. Because, yes, gravel and pebbles are visually very near the gabion material, which goes perfectly with it in modern outdoor spaces.
Fontaine Gabion for garden decor and modern terrace
Latest Trend Deco gabion we look today: stone fountains. Again, this is a clever idea that can save space in an outside where the fence or visual barrier Gabion also include a piping system for the manufacture of a small fountain with its basin 'water.
Detail of fountain gabion with small waterfall to modern exterior
To be well hidden from view, these pipes are inserted between the stones that make up the lockers of the gabion, as seen in the picture of this modern fountain.
Idea integrated terrace fountain in a gabion wall, design by Land
This kind of fountains can be installed everywhere in a garden or on a terrace.
Outdoor Decor with gabion wall and mini waterfalls for swimming pool design by Meridian Stone Walls
Meridian Stone Walls at professionals have even imagined a way to integrate a wall Gabion decor outdoor pool with mini waterfalls of its kind!
Trend gabion deco arrange a fountain with water basin
Fountains and waterfalls incorporated into a wall Gabion vary in size, so that everyone can choose the format that best fits the size of the terrace or garden.
Sample design fountains and lighting modern style terrace
If this idea of Deco with gabion interests you, think about proper lighting that is able to highlight the beauty of your fountain in the evening!
natural garden fence Gabion and wood for exterior house modern design
Trend gabion wall decor and modern stone terrace by Blue Heron Design Build