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Where Art and Light Meet: Enlivening a Harbour-side Laneway / Tensile Design & Construct

Where Art and Light Meet: Enlivening a Harbour-side Laneway

Tensile is collaborating on a lighting and art installation at Steam Mill Lane in Sydney’s Darling Harbour precinct. The project involves the installation of a catenary light system and
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When Tensile Cabling Meets Art with Innovative Rigging / Tensile Design & Construct

When Tensile Cabling Meets Art with Innovative Rigging

Tensile and Innovative Rigging Solutions have been delivering architectural solutions that combine tensile cabling with art and design. The companies are similar in the fact that both Tensile and
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The practicalities of installation – Green Facades / Tensile Design & Construct

The practicalities of installation – Green Facades

The support structure, method of installation and how essential ongoing maintenance will be undertaken need to be considered at the design stage. The support structure Wind and movement pressures
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The Future of Green Facades in Australia / Tensile Design & Construct

The Future of Green Facades in Australia

With the benefits of green infrastructure becoming more apparent all the time, the future for green facades in Australia is looking very promising. Certainly the number of green facades
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Tensile Contributes to Sydney University College Makeover / Supported Mesh Facade / Tensile Design & Construct

Tensile Contributes to Sydney University College Makeover: Supported Mesh Facade

Sydney Uni Women’s College has been undergoing major construction and refurbishment works – it’s first in over 40 years. Part of the works – known as the Langley Precinct
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A Guide to Maintaining Green Walls / Tensile Design & Construct

A Guide to Maintaining Green Walls

Like any green space or garden, a green wall will fail over time without the proper care and attention. A plan for maintaining a green wall should ideally be
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What is the Definition of a Green Facade? / Tensile Design & Construct

What is the Definition of a Green Facade?

The terms ‘green facade’ and ‘green wall’ are often used interchangeably, but they refer to two different types of green infrastructure. Let’s take a look at the definition of
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Jakob Inox Solutions for Green Structures / Tensile Design & Construct

Jakob Inox Solutions for Green Structures

To create a green facade that is sturdy as well as beautiful, it’s essential to use a high-quality durable material for the support structure. Designing a green facade involves
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The Strength and Versatility of Tensile’s Webnet Mesh / Tensile Design & Construct

The Strength and Versatility of Tensile’s Webnet Mesh

Tensile webnet mesh is made from 316-grade stainless steel wire, making it extremely strong and durable. It’s also very versatile, having a fabric-like flexibility which can conform to any
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How Green Structures Can Help Us Cope with Climate Change / Tensile Design & Construct

How Green Structures Can Help Us Cope with Climate Change

Climate scientists have been telling us for some time that greenhouse gases are contributing to global warming. According to NASA, without action, we might see temperature increases of up
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