Author: Emma

12-02-2020

What is a Green Facadé?

Photography. Jodie Gallagher. Wondering what a Green Facadé is? Or just wanting to know more about this foliage system and why it could be the right choice for you? In this blog we aim to educate you more on Green Facadés.  Green Facades are vines growing up a supporting wire lattice. There are a range of wire lattice options tailored to

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05-02-2020

How Catenary Lighting Can Benefit Your Space

Catenary lighting systems have a number of benefits to the space they are installed in. Whether you are trying to create ambient lighting, maximise space, increase usage or simply add an element of design, Catenary lighting can recreate a space.  Lighting design is a large part of creating and setting the tone of a space. Whether you are trying to

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29-01-2020

Ecologically Sustainable Gardens on buildings and a range of benefits...

Ecologically Sustainable Gardens on the built structure have a number of benefits. Photography. Galeria de SkyVille What is an Ecologically Sustainable garden on a built structure? Vertical gardens (Green walls or Living Walls), green facades and roof gardens make up gardens on the built structure. But an ecologically sustainable garden is one that only needs planting once. All gardens need maintenance

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23-01-2020

Sustainable Green Roofs and Managing Stormwater Runoff!

Storm-water run-off is a major cost to councils. Building infrastructure to handle large volumes of rain water in a short time period, uses a lot of taxpayers dollars. Collecting and piping storm water to a safer place is a constant problem for all urban areas.  As the urban areas grow so does the urgency to handle large quantities of water.

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15-01-2020

SRS Group NZ Ltd – Expansion Announcement!

New Zealand’s leader in providing green facades and architectural rigging has expanded its capabilities. SRS Group NZ Ltd, has grown their operations to include a foliage division to provide ecologically sustainable gardens for built structures. Stuart Tyler a veteran of over 250 gardens on building projects in Australia and New Zealand (with FytogreenAust. Ltd) has joined SRS Group NZ Ltd.  SRS Group

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09-01-2020

5 Great Examples of wire infill balustrade design.

Wire infills use cables that offer a contemporary look that is view-friendly and maintenance free. SRS uses 316 grade stainless steel wires to create wire infills into interior and exterior balustrades to ensure longevity of the product. In today’s world we are always looking for new and exciting designs, with our eagerness to find something great we tend to forget

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01-01-2020

Harbour Hockey Centre

A new world class facility and home for Harbour Hockey and the Vantage Black Sticks will be built at Rosedale Park as part of the Northern Corridor Improvements project. The new venue will provide expanded and enhanced community facilities to support the growth of community users; and to promote and support participation in the sport of hockey throughout New Zealand.

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24-12-2019

10 knots to help you over summer!

With summer underway, we thought it would be helpful to share 10 great knots that can be used on and off the boat! Not only will you find these knots helping you out with daily hacks, they are important to know when it comes to boat safety. Knots are used to not only secure the boat to the dock but

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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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