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Design Considerations for Activated Barriers / Tensile Design & Construct

Design Considerations for Activated Barriers

When you’re installing barriers for an atrium or the upper levels of an educational or other public building, the main priority is safety to prevent falls and other accidents.
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Balustrade Comparison: Railings vs Stainless Steel Cable / Tensile Design & Construct

Balustrade Comparison: Railings vs Stainless Steel Cable

When it comes to balustrades, there are many differences between materials in terms of longevity, strength, maintenance needs and even fire-resistance. This means when planning a balustrade, you should
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Webnet as Barrier: 4 Situational Uses in Public Spaces / Tensile Design & Construct

Webnet as a Barrier: 4 Situational Uses in Public Spaces

Webnet mesh is made from 316-grade stainless steel, making it an extremely strong and weather-resistant material. At the same time, the mesh has a light and translucent appearance that
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Galvanised or Stainless Steel Wire: Which is Best? / Tensile Design & Construct

Galvanised or Stainless Steel Wire: Which is Best?

When considering the best steel wire rope or mesh product for your building project, there is no one single answer for every case. Instead, the solution will depend on
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Choosing the Best Type of Green Facade for Your Building / Tensile Design & Construct

Choosing the Best Type of Green Facade for Your Building

When it comes to deciding on the best type of green facade for your building, there is a wide range of choice available – it certainly isn’t limited to
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Why Stainless Steel Wire Mesh is Great for Harsh Climates / Tensile Design & Construct

Why Stainless Steel Wire Mesh is Great for Harsh Climates

Australia’s climate is frequently impacted by droughts, floods, strong winds, coastal salinity, fires and extremes of temperature. Stainless steel wire mesh can withstand harsh environmental conditions, and is an
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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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