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Architectural Netting: A New Competitor in Building Material / Tensile Design & Construct

Architectural Netting: A New Competitor in Building Material

Architectural netting is proving to be a very competitive material for construction and artistic projects. The pre-formed, lightweight structure of Jakob’s Webnet mesh for example lends it to a
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How Catenary Lighting Lets You Use Outdoor Spaces Longer / Tensile Design & Construct

Lighting Up Outdoor Spaces with Catenary Lighting Solutions

Catenary lighting solutions – achieved by attaching strings of lights to cables – can enliven outdoor spaces after dark by providing subtle spills of overhead lighting. Not only do
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Stainless Steel Wire Mesh: Where Function Meets Artistry / Tensile Design & Construct

Stainless Steel Wire Mesh: Where Function Meets Artistry

Stainless steel wire mesh might seem more practical than inspiring at first look. But mesh is one of the best materials around for projects that require a blend of
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3 Ways Green Infrastructure Can Enhance a Work Environment / Tensile Design & Construct

3 Ways Green Infrastructure Can Enhance a Work Environment

Numerous studies show the benefits of greenery for wellbeing. And with most of us in Australia now spending around 90% of our time indoors, bringing the outdoors inside with
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3 Popular Types of Vertical Gardening Systems / Tensile Design & Construct

3 Popular Types of Vertical Gardening Systems

Vertical gardening systems can offer numerous benefits – from increased privacy, cooling and shade to the ability to create lush gardens even within very small spaces. Vertical gardens are
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Floating Facades: Adding a Unique Element to Your Project / Tensile Design & Construct

Floating Facades: Adding a Unique Element to Your Project

Suspended floating facades can add a unique and aesthetic element to your architectural project. These facades can be used to support greenery and artwork, display branding and even convey
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Light and Weather Considerations for Vertical Green Walls / Tensile Design & Construct

Light and Weather Considerations for Vertical Green Walls

When it comes to vertical green walls and facades, no two should be exactly alike – each needs to be customised to suit the individual site. This includes designing
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Stainless Steel Cable for Architectural and Artistic Use / Tensile Design & Construct

Stainless Steel Cable for Architectural and Artistic Use

Stainless steel cable can be applied to a variety of architectural projects where aesthetic is as critical as function. For example, cable can be utilised to provide robust, non-climbable
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Webnet Mesh Applications for Games as Well as Greening / Tensile Design & Construct

Webnet Mesh Applications for Games as Well as Greening

Jakob’s Webnet mesh is frequently used for green walls and facades, but it’s also well-suited to many other applications, including in sports complexes. For example, the material has sufficient
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5 Reasons Why We Love Stainless Steel Wire Rope / Tensile Design & Construct

5 Reasons Why We Love Stainless Steel Wire Rope

It’s hard not to love stainless steel wire rope for architectural projects, given its many functional and aesthetic qualities. Here are just a few reasons why it’s such a
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