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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30-05-2019

5 popular mezzanine balustrades in 2019

If you’re lucky enough to enjoy a nice mezzanine space in your house (or workplace) then you’ll have to think about the right balustrades to go with them. There are all sorts of things to take into consideration that you might not ordinarily have realised from the dimensions and materials to cost and design and more. We thought it would

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30-05-2019

5 benefits of a living wall

One of the more recent architectural trends is the advent of the Living Wall, also known as the vertical garden and green wall. Examples of this you’ll now see regularly on buildings and homes throughout the country. There are many reasons for this from the ecological to the visual with some great benefits to boast. To prove the point we

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14-05-2019

Our Thoughts On Bespoke Projects

Fabrication is an art form. Our apprentice Nick has been working on eight custom brackets for a client of ours. These brackets have been designed to secure an air ducting system to support the system to the exterior of the building on Hasley Street, Auckland. Majority of companies steer away from custom projects due to the strenuous effort caused by

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02-05-2019

4 great examples of catenary lighting from around the world.

The definition of catenary lighting is "a curve formed by a wire, rope or chain hanging freely from two points". Catenary curves are traditionally a U-shape however, in todays modern world we are seeing catenary lighting being used in extraordinary ways. The creativity and benefits of catenary lighting is endless, it is what has inspired us to write a blog

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18-04-2019

What we have been working on this month

From residential gardens through to commercial carparks – SRS is covering it all this month. Team work makes the dream work is what we say around here, and it is critical that we do to ensure our success. On multiple accounts our fabrication and rigging departments have had to work alongside each other to ensure a successful end product. An

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10-04-2019

Smales Farm Vertical Garden

Outside In. Nov 2018. Back in 2018 SRS Group NZ Ltd was contracted to Outside in to complete the fabrication and installation of a vertical garden at the Smales Farm Vodafone office. This vertical garden involved our team fabricating the custom aluminium planters. The planter boxes were then finished in a black powder coating, this enhanced the vertical gardens aesthetics

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03-04-2019

What is a Bimini top?

A bimini top is an open canvas structure that sits over the cockpit of the boat, supported by metal frames. The name bimini top originates from the island Bimini in the Bahamian Islands where they were originally created according to triangle marine center. Bimini tops are generally made from Aluminum or Stainless Steel. Aluminum is a popular choice for smaller

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