Category: Architecture

27-03-2022

Playground Equipment and Safety Fun Facts

Playgrounds have come a long way over the past 20 years. From the basic set-up that would typically include a seesaw, merry-go-round, a swing set and a slide, today’s modern playgrounds offer everything from climbing walls, to monkey bars to mazes and playhouses. The improvements have undoubtedly helped to keep playgrounds relevant for today’s active kids. Playgrounds are competing with

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09-03-2022

In-house Rigging Services

Back in 2018, SRS Group relocated to Albany - a move that has enabled our business to grow and thrive thanks to the availability of space within the premises. One of the major benefits was being able to open a designated area for our rigging department. Rigging is our core business - it's where it all began for SRS and

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28-10-2021

The benefits of catenary lighting

The benefits of catenary lighting are wide-ranging, and they are becoming a more common feature of new developments as well as city centre redevelopments. Architects, developers, and design engineers are being placed under increasing pressures brought about by the growth in urbanization around the world. Traditional street lighting is not only limiting in its ability to light a space, but

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14-10-2021

What is metal fabrication? Process and Applications

Metal fabrication is the process of creating an end product from raw metal materials. The process includes cutting, burning, welding, machining, forming, and assembly to create the final product. SRS has fast become one of New Zealand’s most trusted high-end metal fabricators, and it’s our end-to-end service that makes us such a great option for all your metal fabrication needs.

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12-03-2020

Does Catenary Lighting save you money in the long run?

Catenary lighting is a growing choice for Architects when it comes to creating ambience within a space. SRS Group NZ works with lighting designers to help create beautiful spaces.  When presented with an array of design options it can be overwhelming and difficult to know where to start. We have decided to focus on the cost of Catenary Lighting and

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05-03-2020

The Importance of Playground Safety

Playgrounds play an important role in a child’s physical and social development. It gives them the chance to let loose in a fun and unstructured way with other kids that very few environments can match. When kids are so absorbed in this way it’s easy for them to be oblivious to the potential dangers around them. Playgrounds are, of course,

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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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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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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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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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11-09-2019

How do Green Walls contribute to Sustainable Architecture?

Minimising the negative environmental impact of buildings has become a growing focus for Architectural companies. Architects are now considering how to maximise the resources readily available, with the result of not having long term detrimental effects to our environment.  The philosophy is to warrant the actions taken today, do not have negative consequences for future generations and align with the

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26-08-2019

5 Great Office Partition Ideas

If you run your own business or are a manager of one, then the layout of your office will be high among your list of responsibilities. The proper utilisation of floor space can help stimulate interoffice communication, maintain health and safety, ensure smooth workflows and facilitate supervision to name a few. Office partitions are a great way of achieving these

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