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Archive for April, 2015

eucalyptus wood

Feature Project: Using Eucalyptus Poles at the Bronx Zoo

Focus on a Pioneering Project: Powerful Eucalyptus Poles Tristan Ishtar recently developed a unique solution for a challenge facing the Bronx Zoo.  The contractor for the Bronx Zoo had never worked with eucalyptus poles.  Ahhh, but we had. The Challenge The Wildlife Conservation Society contacted me regarding a large shade structure for the Bronx Zoo […]

Palapa Thatch

How It’s Made: Palapa Thatch Umbrellas

Ever wonder what those tropical umbrellas are called? They are palapa thatch umbrellas, a style of thatch that originates from the Philippines that made its way to Central America in the 16th century. amaZulu, Inc. offers authentic-looking synthetic palapa thatch umbrellas that can add the perfect finish to your restaurant, tiki huts or beach resort. […]

Synthetic Palm Thatch Roofing

How It’s Made: Synthetic Palm Thatch Roofing – Step by Step Process

Synthetic palm thatch roofing is an iconic finish to any commercial or residential structure. Whether it’s your custom outdoor bar, a resort oasis or a fun-filled water park, synthetic thatch roofing is a long-lasting alternative to natural thatch. The Benefits of Synthetic Palm Thatch Roofing With tones of tan, brown and honey, synthetic palm thatch […]