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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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The Evolution of Vertical Gardens / Tensile Design & Construct

The Evolution of Vertical Gardens

As cities become denser and buildings taller, we are seeing more gardens being grown vertically. But vertical gardens – which include green walls, facades and free-standing structures – are
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Tensile Partners on Award-Winning Green Building Designs / Tensile Design & Construct

Tensile Partners on Award-Winning Green Building Designs

At Tensile, we are thrilled that three projects we have partnered on are winners in the 2018 Victorian Architecture Awards in their respective categories. These are the Monash Learning
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Jakob’s Webnet ID: Not Just a Pretty Face / Tensile Design & Construct

Jakob’s Webnet ID: Not Just a Pretty Face

At Tensile, we offer webnet ID among our range of Jakob stainless steel products. Webnet ID can be described as ‘enhanced’ webnet – adding an extra element to the
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Creating New Outdoor Spaces with Catenary Lighting / Tensile Design & Construct

Creating New Outdoor Spaces with Catenary Lighting

Catenary lighting installations can give you the scope to create whatever vibe or mood you want in an outdoor space, from playful, colourful or artistic to cosy, subtle or
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Creating Bridge Safety Systems with Visual Appeal / Tensile Design & Construct

Creating Bridge Safety Systems with Visual Appeal

Bridges are more than just functional structures for crossing from one place to another. You only need to think of the Sydney Harbour Bridge or the Golden Gate Bridge
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