Asian Fusion Detail
This house and garden blends Chinese and Thai elements to create a modern setting that is both traditional and contemporary living.
The glass doors
The stained glass doors leading to the patio matches the theme of the inside sliding doors and window.
The brass fittings are plainly visible in this close up. Note the intricate detail in the brass hinges and front latch.
Aerial view of the back room
The antique chair made of dark stained wood sits beneath the picture of the statue of prosperity.
Aerial view of the table offerings
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.
The bird cage
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.
Aerial view of the garden pathway
The slated pathway leads up to an open air kitchen.
Two beautiful bamboo plants adorn the the patio doors on either side.
Peacock and peahen
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 preparation table
Under the table top on the shelves are a plate of fresh prawns also a plate of the staple foods of noodles and rice.
Clean plates and bowls are under the grill.
The pineapple and promegranate compliment the refreshing watermelon and kiwi fruit.
Note the detail of the seeds in the promegranate.
The variety of foods include various asian vegetables and sliced beef to be cooked in the wok on the open burner.
View of the corner of the garden
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.