03-12-2019

St Albans Cable Trellis

Foliage walls come in all shapes and sizes!  Contracted to Contract Construction in Christchurch, SRS Group sent down our specialist riggers to install a Green Trellis system at St Albans retirement home.  To create this bespoke foliage wall, SRS used a cable diagrid system with stand-off fittings to attach the system to the exterior of the building.  A cable diagrid

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26-11-2019

Top 10 plants for growing foliage walls during summer

Foliage walls (or living walls) are fast becoming one of the most popular gardening trends both in residential and commercial situations. Not only do they bring obvious environmental benefits, but they can also be beautifully constructed and bring a harmonious feel to a space. With summer approaching we thought we’d explore some of the best plants that you can feature

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19-11-2019

Can you customise Stainless Steel Mesh Netting?

Photography. Architonic With stainless steel mesh being very diverse, both indoors and outdoors. Being used for balustrade in-fills, horizontal or vertical fall protection, dividers, façade cladding, green walls and versatile design elements, it is no wonder how the popularity of this product has skyrocketed. When an item or product becomes popular we fear that our design will not be original

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12-11-2019

7 Benefits of Stainless Steel

As specialists in fabrication, architectural rigging, cable manufacturing and more we’ve worked with a wide range of materials in residential, commercial and industrial projects. One of our most commonly used materials across all these contexts is stainless steel. Its many unique properties combined, make it an ideal solution for many applications and we thought we’d explore all the different benefits

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29-10-2019

Creating outside privacy through Foliage systems

Outside entertainment is a fundamental and enjoyable part of summer. When considering how to increase privacy, look for options that allow you to use plant, pergolas, awnings and freestanding walls to screen views and reduce noise. To help get you prepared we are going to touch on how green infrastructures can be used to create privacy and noise reduction.  Green screens

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15-10-2019

3 historic figures in fabrication.

Fabrication is an art form that has been around for thousands of years. Many see fabrication as an industrial skill and are unaware of the spatters, heat, chemicals, precision and delicacy needed when you are undertaking a weld.  The oldest archaeological evidence of metal fabrication was the discovery of a copper pendant in northern Iraq from 8,700 BCE, which tells

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10-10-2019

How playground safety has improved in recent years

There’s nothing that gives kids more recreational pleasure than to play on a playground. Besides having fun, there are many other benefits for them too like the strengthening of limbs and muscles, improved coordination and balance, social skills gained from interaction with other kids - the list goes on. At the same time, kids have been known to take a

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30-09-2019

Bespoke Hexagon Light Design

Photo: Julia Lochhead Photography Bespoke stands for an original piece made for a particular client or user and that is exactly what SRS has done for Katie Scott design. Sometimes bespoke designs can appear simple when in-fact they are more complex than they seem. We strive to ensure all jobs are done to the highest standard while upholding the clients brief.

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24-09-2019

Which trellis system is best for you?

When considering which trellis system is best for you, there are 3 important things to keep in mind. 1) Strength - Is the system strong enough to support the plants you are growing and whether the material needs to be waterproof or not. 2) Feature versus practical - The structure and shape can help define whether or not you want your

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17-09-2019

6 of the best playgrounds in Auckland (that are super...

Everyone remembers the joy of playground fun from their childhoods and in Auckland, we’re blessed with hundreds of fantastic choices across the city. We’ve been lucky enough to be involved in lots of playground projects, installing tensile mesh and safety netting to keep the little ones from getting themselves in trouble. As admirers of the super safe and the super

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