From Concept To Product
Many garden designers claim that they know how
to interpret Malaysian Garden. In reality, they only talk about
the local plants, the wooden furniture or the pots. But that is
not how we interpret Malaysian Garden.
When we talk about the landscape design, we must
take certain essential factors into consideration. These include
artistic integrity and practical implications. Many claims that
they design their own version of Malaysian Garden. The truth is
they are using imported materials instead of taking advantage of
what is available locally and claim that these products as their
What makes our Malaysian Garden so unique? Our
design concept is based primarily on Malaysian culture and craft.
It is original and you can't find our design elsewhere. When the
team at Terra Garden created the Malaysian garden concept, we did
not imitate any current garden concept. Many garden centers or landscape
designers have copied our concepts but unfortunately, they cannot
interpret the concept. It is not the chengal pond, the decorative
terra cotta pot or the pangkin (raised timber deck) that makes it
Malaysian. Moreover, it is not the local plants that make it Malaysian.
Traditional artifacts when used together can transform
any garden into a showcase of culture and nature. Terra Garden's
design team combined their experience and knowledge and conducted
research trips all over Malaysia in materializing the concept of
Malaysian Garden (Neo Nusantara). We study the local culture and
craft of diverse races and then we interpret it. With the interpretation,
we work with the local craftsmen to create the products. We at Terra
Garden will always use the local sources because we are proud of
our rich and distinct culture.
Malaysian garden is just not about the components
or the artistic designed furniture. It is way of lifestyle that
we promote to make it Malaysian. It harnesses pleasure from Mother