Case Studies

Since 2002, amaZulu has been an international supplier of natural and synthetic thatch, construction-grade bamboo and eucalyptus.  We supply sustainable building products to a variety of commercial clients such as theme parks, water parks, zoos, resorts, restaurants and so many other types of businesses.  Please review our gallery of the projects we’ve already completed.  If you have any questions regarding our credentials or the sustainability of our building materials, please contact us at 877-243-5309 and one of our team members will gladly answer your questions. 

Hotels & Resorts

Creating a tropical environment for hotels and resorts is one of our largest market sectors. By adding thatch, bamboo and eucalyptus to any indoor our outdoor area can create a tropical oasis for your guests as they relax and unwind on your property.  Page through the gorgeous results in the gallery or see our case studies for individual projects. 

Spruzzo – The Ben West Palm

Spruzzo – The Ben West Palm

When Spruzzo Roof Top Bar had a vision, they hired amaZulu to make their vision a reality. Check out the beautiful canopy on top of their Rooftop Bar.
Cheeca Lodge

Cheeca Lodge

Cheeca Lodge wanted a unique tiki hut with a floating light structure. The challenges were numerous and the outcome was perfect. Now their guests truly have an exotic tiki hut to enjoy.
1 Hotel South Beach Miami

1 Hotel South Beach Miami

1 Hotel South Beach Miami wanted a patio covering that was both elegant and could hold up to the Florida sun and other beachfront elements.

Residential

Time for a home makeover? Our products are perfect for adding a theme to a room or giving walls and ceilings an accent talking point. Spend more time outdoors by creating a summer kitchen or your piece of paradise! Flip through this gallery for inspirational ideas.

Thatched Roof Gazebo

Thatched Roof Gazebo

Pennsylvania is a beautiful place to live… But, it’s not tropical. This Pennsylvania homeowner had a traditional gazebo in their backyard and felt it was missing something. So they decided to TIKI things up and bring some tropical vibes to their backyard.
Tropical Vacation Home

Tropical Vacation Home

When Florida homeowners wanted to create a tropical vacation home, they came to amaZulu to source their building materials.
Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor Kitchen

Rod and Lorrain came to amaZulu with a clever idea. They wanted to extend their home outdoors into their beloved Florida climate. See the results.

Restaurants

Restaurants need to stand out and create a warm ambiance for patrons. amaZulu is honored to partner with many Architects and Designers to create unforgettable settings. From tropical themed restaurants to outdoor tiki bars, our building materials are key to creating something special for your customers.  See some examples in the gallery.

Bamboo Thai Restaurant

Bamboo Thai Restaurant

Bamboo Thai Restaurant Redesign incorporating thatch and bamboo materials in Spokane Washington by amaZulu, Inc.
Sunshine Caribbean Restaurant

Sunshine Caribbean Restaurant

Materials used for Sunshine Caribbean Restaurant outdoor tiki bar are: Viro synthetic palm thatch, natural bamboo, synthetic rope, eucalyptus and woven bamboo board.
Monkey Bar and Restaurant

Monkey Bar and Restaurant

The Monkey Bar wanted to salvage an unkempt historic building shell, by restoring its charm and transforming it into a themed bar. amaZulu, Inc. delivered.

Retail Stores

When shoppers are in an authentic and one-of-a-kind environment, they feel both comfortable and excited. They also spend more money. See some unique shop ideas in our gallery.

Ron Jon Surf Shop

Ron Jon Surf Shop

Ron Jon Surf Shop was designing a new store and wanted the theme to be as natural and authentic as possible. amaZulu delivered the goods.

Custom Weaving

When amaZulu was asked to create something that was “out of this world,” we completely embraced it.  See our gallery of woven baskets and ceremonial totems.  amaZulu, Inc. works with skilled artisans in factories overseas to create the custom weaving.  Each piece is as unique as the artisans’ imagination.

Custom Projects

Custom Projects

Since we announced at IAAPA in 2018 that we could provide custom weaving to our clients, their imaginations ran wild. See more.
Custom Woven Art Sculptures

Custom Woven Art Sculptures

When designers began working on a new theme park attraction in Orlando, they enlisted amaZulu, Inc. to source specific materials that were out of this world.

Theme Parks, Water Parks & Attractions

When people go to an attraction, they want to escape their daily life and experience an adventure. Our products are as authentic, exotic, and exciting as the countries they come from. Our materials have been tested to USA standards and are trusted globally by customers such as Disney, Universal, Seaworld and Six Flags. See why amaZulu is a global Theme Park Material Supplier.

Orlando Water Park

Orlando Water Park

Volcano Bay brings the wonders of the Pacific Islands to Orlando. amaZulu, Inc. was chosen to source natural and synthetic construction theming materials.
SeaWorld® – Discovery Cove

SeaWorld® – Discovery Cove

SeaWorld Discovery Cove in Orlando, had a desperate need to rethatch their iconic tropical roofs. amaZulu replaced them with fire-resistant upgrades.

Zoos & Aquariums

When you visit a zoo, wouldn’t you hope that the animals you are learning about are in an environment that simulates their natural surroundings? At amaZulu, we pride ourselves in supplying authentic materials to theme zoo exhibits with thatch roofing, eucalyptus fencing or bamboo shade structures. Zoos prefer using these materials because they are natural to the animals’ environment as well as safe and secure for guests. Here are a few of our projects as well as an overall gallery of work to inspire in your Zoo.

Dallas Zoo

Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo wanted to add outdoor dining to its African exhibit. See their new patio dining restaurant - The Serengeti
Jacksonville Zoo

Jacksonville Zoo

The Jacksonville Zoo wanted to improve their African exhibit by providing more shade for guests viewing the animals and for animals viewing the guests.
Nashville Zoo

Nashville Zoo

See how amaZulu, Inc. used Guadua bamboo to create the Spider Monkey Exhibit at the Nashville Zoo.