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The Role of Green Infrastructure in Climate Change / Tensile Design & Construct

The Role of Green Infrastructure in Climate Change

According to NASA, global temperatures are rising and will keep doing so without targeted and sustained action. On top of this, combustion-engine vehicles, industry, hard building surfaces and lack
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Webnet Frames for Pedestrian Bridges / Tensile Design & Construct

Webnet Frames for Pedestrian Bridges

Webnet frames with mesh infills allow for a modular, easy-to-install method of creating safety barriers on pedestrian bridges or other types of constructions. The frames and mesh are pre-assembled
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Webnet Structures for Architectural Design / Tensile Design & Construct

Webnet Structures for Architectural Design

Jakob’s webnet mesh is an adaptable material made from woven stainless-steel wire that suits a very wide range of outdoor and indoor applications. Examples of webnet structures include green
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Anchoring Systems for Green Facades / Tensile Design & Construct

Anchoring Systems for Green Facades

At Tensile, we use the Jakob range of materials for all the facade installations we undertake. This includes wire cables and rope in various configurations, pre-formed webnet mesh screens
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Playgrounds to Cliff Tops: The Versatility of Webnet Mesh / Tensile Design & Construct

Playgrounds to Cliff Tops: The Versatility of Webnet Mesh

Jakob’s Webnet mesh is a very versatile material that lends itself to a wide variety of projects. While it fulfils a safety and fall-protection role, it can do so
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Adhering to Wire Balustrade Regulations / Tensile Design & Construct

Adhering to Wire Balustrade Regulations

Stainless steel wire balustrades have a lot to offer a construction project. As well as being made from a robust material, they offer a sleek and minimalist look, allowing
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Putting Your Stamp on a Facade with Webnet ID Plates / Tensile Design & Construct

Putting Your Stamp on a Facade with Webnet ID Plates

One of the great things about webnet mesh is its versatility. It can be custom-made into just about any geometric shape and aperture size – creating a pliable, filigree-like
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Stainless Steel Wire Rope for Architectural Rigging / Tensile Design & Construct

Stainless Steel Wire Rope for Architectural Rigging

Stainless steel wire rope is used for architectural rigging in many construction projects. Tensioned cables, wire rope and rods create solutions to support bridges, staircases, walkways, catenary lighting installations,
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Green Facade Loads: 4 Things You Need to Know / Tensile Design & Construct

Green Facade Loads: 4 Things You Need to Know

There is a great deal of preparation that goes on behind the scenes before a green facade can be installed and showcased to the public. This includes the impact
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Trellis Systems for Living Walls / Tensile Design & Construct

Trellis Systems for Living Walls

In any green facade or living wall, the plants and trellis systems are intricately linked. The trellis needs to be designed to support not only the plants as they
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