Asian Fusion Detail
his house and garden blends Chinese and Thai elements to create a modern setting that is both traditional and contemporary living.
The stained glass sliding door accentuated the Asian theme, showing two white cranes.
The lady with her pet bird. Fern Vasi, U.S.A.
Stained glass doors designed by Ron Chase U.S.A to match the windows and the back door panels
The stained glass doors leading to the patio matches the theme of the inside sliding doors and window.
The modern pattern on the stained glass windows are matching the doors.
The famous Aisawan Tippaya Asna Pavilion. Victoria Mead, Canada
Stained glass windows to match doors of patio - Ron Chase, U.S.A.
The brass fittings are plainly visible in this close up. Note the intricate detail in the brass hinges and front latch.
The antique chair made of dark stained wood sits beneath the picture of the statue of prosperity.
The small back room contains a prayer table with a Quan Yen (Goddess of mercy) and incenses sticks. The typical "good luck" mandarin oranges flank the statue on either side.
Elephants are a symbol of good luck.
The Goddess of Mercy stands only 7/8ths of an inch in real life on this table.
In the corner of the main room stands an exotic bird cage with two blue lovebirds that contrast against the black and gold trimmed cage.
These doors open to a landscaped garden outside.
Beautiful peacock displaying its's gorgeous plumes to the peahen nearby. Alice Zinn. U.S.A.
The slated pathway leads up to an open air kitchen. Two beautiful bamboo plants adorn the the patio doors on either side.
The beautiful peacock fans its tail feathers complementing the creeping vine against the corner lattice fence. The rattan furniture blends with the fusian theme, joining tradition with the contemporary food table.
The Monarch butterfly sits on a leaf near the pond.
The pineapple and promegranate compliment the refreshing watermelon and kiwi fruit. Note the detail of the seeds in the promegranate.
Close up details of the preparation table . Even the cantaloupe has seeds
What a peaceful way of cooking, in the open air and surrounded by a serene sound of birds and the sound of trickling water from the pond.
The chef is very busy chopping up vegetables for the upcoming feast
The goldfish swim in the clear water of the pond around a tiny temple.
A pink water lily floats delicately in the decorative flower pot.