Entries by Ruark du Toit

Holiday Lodge with a view in Tanzania

Images from World of Architecture All images © Stevie Mann Johannesburg-based architectural firm Nicholas Plewman Architects designed this lodge in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania. Jabali Ridge is a beautiful, sophisticated building set amid huge granite boulders with mesmerising views across the vast wilderness of the National Park.   It overlooks a landscape dotted with spiky palms […]

Cummings: Suspended Staircase in Waterfall City

Tensile Cables was commissioned by A & D General Services to supply stainless steel cables to suspend a two flight staircase at the Cummins Southern Africa Regional Offices (CSARO) in Midrand. The Cummings Building forms part of the new Urban developments in the Waterfall Logistics Precinct in Waterfall City. While other solutions were attempted to secure […]

Dr Pixley Memorial Hospital external sun louvers

Tensile Cables was tasked by Robertson Ventilation Systems with supplying Stainless Steel cable systems to structurally support external sun louvers for the Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital near Bridge City mall, north of Durban. External building facades have a direct impact and cost saving on the energy requirements of a building. Tensile Cables […]

Colored Pavilion by Architect Martin Pelaez

Image from ArchDaily Text description provided by the architects. Multicolored Pavilion, is a 50.0 m2 play pavilion designed for Fundaland, the inclusive and supportive park of Fundación A LA PAR. The Foundation works towards the rights and participation of people with intellectual disabilities in society. It has the archetypical shape of a house to show that it […]

Product feature – Wood screw to concrete system

One of the many balustrade systems that Tensile Cables has to offer is our iconic wood screw going into wood and terminating into concrete on the opposite side. This system is very suitable to use when there is no access behind a wood post or concrete pillar or when you can’t move the post or […]

A Timber and Cable balustrade in Durbanville

In the beautiful suburb of Durbanville, famous for its incredible views and wine Estates, like Diemersdal, a local resident wanted to modernize the old Stainless-Steel balustrade staircase in this home. The wooden staircase winds its way centrally up 3 stories to the top floor. Robert Mckendrick from Scotchworx was contacted to assist with the new […]