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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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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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