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 the staircase from a structural point of view, cables offered a more aesthetically pleasing solution to secure the staircase in the relatively small opening between floors. As you can see from the images the installed cables disappear and allow for a clean view through the open spaces whilst at the same time structurally still providing the required support.
Tensile Cables supplies Marine Grade 316 stainless steel cables and both 16mm and 6mm cables were requested to fulfil the brief.
See the photo story below. Images supplied by A & D General Services: