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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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3 Key Things to Know About Green Walls and Buildings / Tensile Design & Construct

3 Key Things to Know About Green Walls and Buildings

Green walls are growing in popularity in Australia and other parts of the world. This is because as well as beatifying buildings, green walls provide a range of other
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How Mesh Balustrades Can Blend In - and Stand Out / Tensile Design & Construct

How Mesh Balustrades Can Blend In – and Stand Out

Most people wouldn’t readily think of wire mesh when considering a material for a staircase balustrade. But mesh is strong, durable and safe, and can add attractive architectural detail
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How Stainless Steel Ropes and Mesh Support a Green Facade / Tensile Design & Construct

How Stainless Steel Ropes and Mesh Support a Green Facade

Outdoor green facades are subject to a range of natural elements and forces including rain, sun, wind, changing weather conditions and fluctuating temperatures, not to mention the passage of
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Considerations for Maintaining a Vertical Gardening System / Tensile Design & Construct

Considerations for Maintaining a Vertical Gardening System

All gardens require ongoing maintenance, and a vertical gardening system is no different. This applies whether it’s a green wall, green facade, or a freestanding trellis or pergola. As
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How Webnet Wire Mesh Can Improve Car Park Safety / Tensile Design & Construct

How Webnet Wire Mesh Can Improve Car Park Safety

Open-air multistorey car parks need to comply with current building safety codes, especially as there is always the risk of people falling from heights. This is where Tensile’s webnet
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Creating Outdoor Architecture Spaces with Catenary Lighting / Tensile Design & Construct

Creating Outdoor Architecture Spaces with Catenary Lighting

The word ‘catenary’ refers to a naturally-forming curve caused by gravity – like you might get with a hanging chain. Catenary lighting is created by attaching luminaires to overhead
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Using Vertical Garden Frames as Plant Support Structures / Tensile Design & Construct

Using Vertical Garden Frames as Plant Support Structures

Green walls and facades are great examples of vertical gardens, but not all vertical gardens need to hang off the side of a building. Vertical gardens can also be
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