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International Green Wall Day

Green Wall Day February 15th 2024

International Green Wall Day on February 15th celebrates and highlights the beauty and environmental benefits of living walls, green walls, vertical gardens. The date marks the anniversary of the birth of the living wall inventor and visionary landscape architect Stanley Hart White in 1891, over 130 years ago.

This global event promotes the importance of  integrating greenery into urban environments, promoting sustainability, and creating healthier, more vibrant cities.

The concept of green walls, also known as living walls or vertical gardens, has gained significant popularity in recent years. These vertical structures are composed of plants that are cultivated on the surfaces of buildings or free-standing frames, transforming concrete jungles into lush, green spaces. Green walls provide a multitude of advantages, not only for aesthetics but also for the environment and the well-being of city dwellers.

On this special day, communities worldwide will come together to showcase the positive impacts of green walls. Events and activities will be organized to raise awareness about the benefits of urban green spaces, such as improved air quality, reduced noise pollution, and mitigation of the urban heat island effect. Experts will share their knowledge on the design, installation, and maintenance of green walls, inspiring individuals and organizations to incorporate these sustainable features in their own urban developments.

International Green Wall Day serves as a reminder that we can create a more sustainable future by incorporating nature into our daily lives. Whether you’re a passionate gardener, urban planner, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of green spaces, this day is an opportunity to celebrate the positive transformation that green walls can bring to our cities.

Let’s embrace the power of green walls and inspire others to bring nature back into the concrete landscapes we call home.

Together, we can make a difference and create a greener future for generations to come.


Cable Wine Racks

Cable Wine Racks

Cable wine racks are a contemporary and aesthetically low-key way to store your valuable collection of wine.   Tensile Cables uses thin 3mm stainless steel cables to support the wine racks and the low visual impact of the system gives the bottles a feeling of hanging in space.


The system can be used in four different basic applications.

  1. Frame systems mounted on floors or solid material, using steel, concrete, timber, or other materials for support frames
  2. Frame systems attached to walls of brick or other strong material
  3. Frame systems inside cupboards or enclosures of timber of other materials
  4. Floor to Ceiling supported systems.


Flexibility   All our cable wine racks are custom made, and the four systems have been designed to be totally flexible and customizable regarding size, such that any width, height and shape can be accommodated, even under staircases.

Bottles facing outwards, or sideways – bottles in either direction can be easily accommodated in any of the systems.  Utilising labels facing sideways is an effective way of showcasing wine, and even bottles at an angle can be easily incorporated.

Cable connectors for use with wine racks – our cable systems utilise a swaging system for connecting cables to steel, concrete, brick or timber. All these cable connectors are stainless steel with very low visual impact and give the impression of a minimalistic floating support for the wine bottles.

Swaging of cable end fittings – we use hydraulic swaging machines to attach the end fittings onto the cables.   This method of attachment ensures that the strength of the completed cable systems is not less than the tensile strengths of the cables.

Structural information and adviceTensile Cables has 30 years of wide-ranging experience in the design, manufacture, and installation of stainless-steel cable systems from 1.5 to 16 mm diameter cables.    Our service includes providing structural advice regarding the support systems for cable wine racks to assist you in designing your wine cellar to suit your particular situation.

Green Wall Trellis – Stainless Steel Cable

Green Wall Trellis – Stainless Steel Cable: A Perfect Combination of Style and Functionality

If you’re looking to enhance the aesthetics of your green wall while ensuring its stability and durability, then stainless steel cable green wall trellises are the ideal choice. These trellises not only provide a visually appealing design but also offer numerous benefits.

One major advantage of stainless steel cable trellises is their long-lasting durability. Made from high-quality steel, they can withstand harsh weather conditions and retain their strength for years.

Additionally, these trellises effectively support climbing plants, allowing them to thrive and create a stunning green wall. The cables provide a sturdy framework for the plants to grow and intertwine, resulting in a beautiful natural display.

Maintenance is a breeze with stainless steel cable trellises as they require minimal upkeep. Moreover, their installation is simple and hassle-free.

Whether you’re a homeowner looking to transform your backyard or a business owner aiming to create an attractive green space, green wall trellises are a versatile solution.

Upgrade your green wall with stainless steel cable today and enjoy the perfect combination of style and functionality!


Cable Wine Rack – Sable Hills Waterfront Estate

Sable Hills Waterfront Estate is situated north east of Pretoria, with views of the the Roodeploot dam and surrounding bushveld this home was designed to incorporate every aspect of is surroundings.
CG Konstruksie contacted Tensile Cables to help design and supply this custom made cable wine rack. In this home
the cable connectors have low visual impact for a sleek, minimalist look, The cable wine rack becomes a feature of the room without dividing the space. It allows wine aficionados to walk around the the wine rack while in conversation with each other.
Tensile Cables supplies cable wine rack systems that are custom made, flexible in size and can accommodate both label and cork facing display. The systems include frame mounted, as well as floor to ceiling supported cable systems.


Stainless Steel Cable Balustrades

When it comes to balustrading, choosing the right materials is essential for both safety and aesthetics. One popular option is stainless steel cable and tensioners. Here are a few reasons why they are a great choice for your balustrade project:

Durability: Stainless steel is known for its strength and resistance to corrosion. This makes it ideal for outdoor applications, where it can withstand harsh weather conditions and maintain its appearance over time.

Visibility: Stainless steel cable provides a sleek and modern look to your balustrade. Its thin profile allows for unobstructed views, giving your property a unique and open feel.

Easy Installation: With the use of tensioners, stainless steel cable can be easily adjusted and tensioned to meet your specific requirements. This makes installation relatively simple and flexible.

Low Maintenance: Stainless steel cable requires minimal maintenance, saving you time and money in the long run. A regular wipe-down with a mild detergent will keep it looking as good as new.

In conclusion, stainless steel cable and tensioners are an excellent choice for balustrading due to their durability, visibility, ease of installation, and low maintenance requirements. Upgrade your balustrade and enhance the overall appeal of your property with these versatile materials.



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