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Green Facade Types: The Differences Explained / Tensile Design & Construct

Green Facade Types: The Differences Explained

If you’re considering a green facade for your next project, there are several types to choose from. These include ground-based facades, facade bound systems and mixed systems. Let’s take
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Mesh Fall Protection Systems: Testing and Compliance / Tensile Design & Construct

Mesh Fall Protection Systems: Testing and Compliance

Fall protection systems on balconies and other elevated areas need to be robust enough to prevent falls from heights. If you are considering a stainless-steel wire mesh system as
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Architectural Applications for Stainless Steel Cables / Tensile Design & Construct

Architectural Applications for Stainless Steel Cables

Stainless-steel cables can provide a solution for many types of architectural projects – ranging from green facades and vertical gardens to catenary lighting installations. Stainless steel is particularly well-suited
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Benefits of Wire Trellis Systems for Green Facades and Walls / Tensile Design & Construct

Benefits of Wire Trellis Systems for Green Facades and Walls

Using stainless-steel wire rope as support structures for green walls or facades can provide a very practical solution for beautifying buildings. Wire trellis systems are more robust and durable
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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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