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Improving Safety with Webnet Mesh in Child Care Centres / Tensile Design & Construct

Improving Safety with Webnet Mesh in Child Care Centres

Child care centres are about much more than just minding our kids while we’re at work. They also provide opportunities for children to engage in active play, fun and
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Fall Protection for Building and Bridge Infrastructure / Tensile Design & Construct

Fall Protection for Building and Bridge Infrastructure

Australia’s building codes stipulate that structures such as bridges, car parks, elevated walkways, balconies and stairways must have safety systems installed to prevent accidents and injuries. Jakob’s stainless-steel products
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Measuring the ROI for Green Infrastructure Projects / Tensile Design & Construct

Measuring the ROI for Green Infrastructure Projects

Cost perceptions for green infrastructure projects can often lead to concerns about the return on investment from green walls and facades. However, there are measurable benefits you can expect
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Top 5 Reasons Plants Die in Green Infrastructure Projects / Tensile Design & Construct

Top 5 Reasons Plants Die in Green Infrastructure Projects

Stories sometimes surface about green infrastructure installations failing due to the untimely death of the plants. As anyone who has done any gardening will know, a plant can easily
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3 Misconceptions About Waterproofing for Green Facades / Tensile Design & Construct

3 Misconceptions About Waterproofing for Green Facades

In some green infrastructure projects, waterproofing treatments might be necessary to prevent damage to the building and prolong the life of the installation. However, some myths about waterproofing for
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Webnet Mesh for Balustrades: The Question of Climbability / Tensile Design & Construct

Webnet Mesh for Balustrades: The Question of Climbability

Building an above-ground deck or balcony comes with a lot of regulations. These apply to load capacities, materials, fixtures, wind-resistance and more. A major part of this is the
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Has Green Infrastructure Peaked or Plateaued? / Tensile Design & Construct

Has Green Infrastructure Peaked or Plateaued?

In recent years there has been a flurry of interest in green infrastructure (such as green facades, walls and roofs) across the world. For example, in the ten years
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Why Green Facade Maintenance is Not “Set and Forget” / Tensile Design & Construct

Why Green Facade Maintenance is Not “Set and Forget”

Anyone who’s ever kept a plant in a pot will know it needs ongoing care to survive, and the same principle applies to green facade maintenance. Without a good
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How Indoor Green Walls Bring Nature into Urban Environments / Tensile Design & Construct

How Indoor Green Walls Bring Nature into Urban Environments

Green walls and facades are usually associated with the external faces of multi-storey apartment or office buildings in cities. However, indoor green walls are also becoming a popular way
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Adoption of Green Facades: Where are They Being Installed? / Tensile Design & Construct

Adoption of Green Facades: Where are They Being Installed?

As green facades grow in popularity they are appearing in all kinds of places. Examples include apartment buildings, offices, car parks, public buildings, shopping malls and hotels. These green
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