What’s a Gabion?

It’s nothing like a Gibbon.  Instead, gabions are steel cages that hold rocks (or, probably, whatever you put in it), like this:

image from Sjodin Dream Home

I’m seeing more and more of these around, and they are beginning to grow on me.  They’d make a nice retaining wall (if you actually lived somewhere where there are hills, which I do not), like the one below:

image from Ali Baba

Or a beautiful privacy fence like this one (and check out his sweet fire pit!):

image from Freshome

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