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Fall Protection for Spiral Staircases and Curved Structures / Tensile Design & Construct

Fall Protection for Spiral Staircases and Curved Structures

Creating systems that offer fall protection for spiral staircases can be a bit more challenging than for the average staircase. Any serious fall protection system needs to not only
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Transparent Safety Barriers: Enhance Design, Ensure Safety / Tensile Design & Construct

Transparent Safety Barriers: Enhance Design, Ensure Safety

Transparent safety barriers are growing in popularity as they fit well with modern open design that seeks to create connection points between floor levels. Heavy or closed barriers on
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How Green Barriers Blend Fall Protection and Green Solutions / Tensile Design & Construction

How Green Barriers Blend Fall Protection and Green Solutions

Green walls and fall protection barriers are generally seen as two different structures in terms of purpose and appearance. Barriers are largely about safety, while green walls and facades
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Project Considerations for Tensile Architecture Installations / Tensile Design & Construct

Project Considerations for Tensile Architecture Installations

At Tensile Design & Construct, we have some very diverse and talented team members that bring our tensile architecture installations to life. These include designers, engineers, draftspeople, carpenters, shopfitters,
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Commercial Catenary Lighting for Building Exteriors / Tensile Design & Construct

Commercial Catenary Lighting for Building Exteriors

If you are looking for an outside lighting solution, commercial catenary lighting might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But a customised commercial catenary lighting installation
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How Barriers in Vertical Schools Can Maximise Space / Tensile Design & Construct

How Barriers in Vertical Schools Can Maximise Space

The ‘vertical school’ model is gaining momentum in many Australian cities. Vertical schools are typically five to seven storeys in height, but they can also be much higher. There
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Engineering for External Facades and Architectural Projects / Tensile Design & Construct

Engineering for External Facades and Architectural Projects

Envisioning and designing awesome and inspiring external facades or architectural projects is one thing, but bringing them to life is another. Making it all come together successfully requires solid
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Glass or Stainless Steel Wire Balustrades? A Comparison

When it comes to installing modern transparent balustrades, glass is often a popular choice of material. However, stainless steel wire balustrades offer another option, and they come with a
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How Webnet Mesh Barriers Help Manage Fall Risk at Work

Open areas such as atriums are becoming very much an architectural trend in public and commercial buildings such as shopping centres. Atriums provide a sense of airiness, space and
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Geometric Freedom: Barrier Infrastructure Outside the Box / Tensile Design & Construct

Geometric Freedom: Barrier Infrastructure Outside the Box

The practical benefits of Jakob’s Webnet mesh for barriers are substantial. These include robustness and longevity (lasting up to 25 years), fire and weather resistance, low maintenance needs, the
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