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International Trends in Green Building Design / Tensile Design & Construct

International Trends in Green Building Design

Green building design is growing in popularity globally. This is being driven by the impact of climate change as well as the desire to reduce emissions, cut costs, and
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Catenary Lighting for Shopping Malls and Hospitality Hot Spots / Tensile Design & Construct

Catenary Lighting for Shopping Malls and Hospitality Hot Spots

Catenary lighting systems – where lights are suspended from overhead cables – allow for the installation of attractive illumination without poles intruding into the space. They can include all
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Tensile Projects Winners in Architecture Awards / Tensile Design & Construct

Tensile Projects Winners in Architecture Awards

Tensile is proud to have been involved in three projects that are winners in the National Landscape Architecture Awards for 2018. These awards reflect the ways in which the
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The Role of Cables and Wire Rope Systems in Green Facades / Tensile Design & Construct

The Role of Cables and Wire Rope Systems in Green Facades

Cables and wire rope net systems play an important role in green facades. A green facade consists of climbing or cascading plants along a wall face. In a multi-storey
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Bringing the Outdoors In Through Internal Green Spaces

Thanks to the modern lifestyle, many people are spending around 90% of their time inside, which can have health implications in terms of exposure to poor air quality and
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The Cost Benefit of Green Facades and Living Walls / Tensile Design & Construct

The Cost Benefit of Green Facades and Living Walls

Green infrastructure such as living walls, green facades and vertical gardens can provide a series of measurable positive benefits. While there are costs to consider in installation and ongoing
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5 Factors that Impact the Longevity of a Green Wall / Tensile Design & Construct

5 Factors that Impact the Longevity of a Green Wall

Living walls and facades are well worth considering – they enhance the appeal of a building, help keep it cool, improve air quality and even increase biodiversity. But it’s
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The Planter Box Approach to Green Walls / Tensile Design & Construct

The Planter Box Approach to Green Walls

Planter boxes are sometimes incorporated into green walls and green facade hybrid systems to increase plant coverage and density. A planter box system usually consists of boxes made from
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Using Stainless Steel Wire and Webnet Mesh in Projects / Tensile Design & Construct

Using Stainless Steel Wire and Webnet Mesh in Projects

As a material, 316-grade stainless steel is a durable and low maintenance option for construction projects and art and lighting installations. Stainless steel has greater weather resistance than other
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5 Design Considerations for Living Walls / Tensile Design & Construct

5 Design Considerations for Living Walls

A living wall can provide a range of benefits, from improved aesthetics and air quality to greater energy efficiency and enhanced biodiversity. Designing living walls in accordance with client
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