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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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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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