Concrete Bench and Waterfall In One

Project submitted by John Ziebarth, Turning Stone Design, East Point, Ga.

By Anne Balogh, columnist

Wabi sabi is a Japanese design aesthetic that embraces inner serenity (wabi) and an appreciation for the beauty of natural imperfection (sabi). Accordingly, Ziebarth left the concrete bench its natural state, with no pigment or special finishes added. He cast the bench in one piece using lightweight glass-fiber-reinforced concrete and a blend gray and white… Read more »