Ornamental walls / gabion benches.
Gabions are used as functional benches or ornamental walls, and almost anything can be done with them; e.g. the can form the base for recreation or relaxation benches, or those used at public transport stops. Several exemplary benches, made by Jarosz Converters Ltd.
Gabion bench. Fine, loose stones, gravity-arranged. Seating surface: impregnated pine plank (relatively cheap gabion)
Gabion bench. Carefully selected granite stones. Seat made of oak planks. Colour matching the façade. (exquisite, expensive gabion)
A similar bench (see above) from another angle (in the background a gabion facade can be seen – the bench corresponds with the motif)
Bench at a bus stop.
Bench corresponding to the gabion design – façade seen in the background
Bench in a different style
Another form o fan original use of gabions is a garden barbecue
Gabions can also be used as foundations under garages on steep slopes
Ornamental revetment with gabion stairs
General view of an ornamental revetment
In a gabion wall, various elements may be placed, such as flower pots
Another option to use gabions is the placement of supports under the roof
A scarp revetment becomes at the same time an ornamental wall
In combination with a gabion wall, power supply connections were additionally surrounded with gabions
Terrace base made of gabions. The colour scheme of stones used to make gabions matches the one applied in the structure
A revetment may be designed in such a way, that it becomes an ornamental wall
Even river-regulating gabion walls can be made in an ornamental form – the picture shows Królowa Marysieńka Estate in Warsaw
Ornamental revetment at UJ Campus in Cracow
Gabion stairs combined with an ornamental revetment at UJ Campus in Cracow
Ornamental revetment, of “overlapping” type – geometric solid are intertwined
Bench placed in an ornamental revetment
bench close-up in a gabion arrangement.
view from a distance
UJ Campus in Cracow
Interesting composition of large boulders combined with gabions