Discover The Uniqueness Of Malaysian Garden Concept

Neo Nusantara MapThe idea of Malaysian Garden is to create a world-class tropical garden concept which is rich in cultures and diverse traditions for your garden for home. It was previously known as the widely famed Neo Nusantara. It was born out of a love for nature and also to create a world-class garden concept to call our own. Neo Nusantara literally means "New Malay Archipelago" . Therefore, it represents the new tradition of artistry in Malaysia which is the evolution of art and craft deriving from the Malay-Sumatra-Borneo archipelago.

Our multi-racial culture is rich in art and craft. Our concept of garden represents a melting pot of various traditions which blends a collective sense of our history and identity. We should design landscapes that reflect our rich multi-racial culture instead of adopting the garden designs of other countries. A Malaysian garden must reflect a tropical theme and ideally demonstrate the harmonious fusion of various cultures Malay, Chinese and Indian.

Outdoor Living ConceptPerhaps you think a Malaysian garden is based on our local folklore like Puteri Gunung Ledang or Mahsuri, thus incorporating design features reflecting the beauty and innocence of the fair maidens. Or it should reflect our cultural history by fusing artistic elements of each race like the intricate Malay carvings and Chinese bonsai plants with Indian tea lights. Whatever the design, it must contain a fair amount of "Malaysianness". Our culture is chock full of artistic history, legends, fables, customs, and much more why do we need a Victorian garden to beautify a Malaysian hotel? Or a Balinese-style pond in a Malaysian public park?

Malaysian Garden design is more than just a concept or a garden. It is NOT about the style of furniture or pergola. It is NOT just a garden made by wood. It is an outdoor living space. It is the lifestyle that we promote that makes it Malaysian. It is a sanctuary and a place where you can rejuvenate your sense of sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste (The 5 Senses). This separates Malaysian garden from any other garden concept in the world. It isn't only about beauty and grandeur. It aims to harness pleasure from Mother Nature. Think of the peace from the balance of the nature that you can enjoy. Think of it as a perfect counter-balance to indoor comforts.

Malaysian GardenMalaysian Garden is more like an outdoor room where the sky is your ceiling; lattice with creepers or tall trees are your walls; and sand or grass is your carpet. It promotes outdoor living activities. Imagine a place where you can entertain guests, sit and chat with family or friends in a garden party, or just relax on your own. Picture of a garden water feature for your kids parties. What about a family candlelit dinner in your outdoor garden? You can also lie down beside the gurgling fountain and gaze at the evening sky.

It's an exciting new design concept that creates an outdoor living space within your garden. You can turn it into an living area, for recreation or dining, and it's all outdoors. Gardens must breathe life into people. Otherwise, it is just a pretty but dead space.

Malaysian Garden is created by Malaysians for Malaysians and people around the world to savor the nature at the comfort of your home. Furthermore, it enhances your senses, reminds you that you can enjoy the simplicity of life within your own home. It is affordable, customized to fit even the smallest of gardens and creates a distinct fairytale look with local flavor.

Today, the Malaysian is beginning to embrace outdoor living due to the abundance of nature, especially in our homes. The combination of the nature with the man-made creativity is synonymous with the beauty of Malaysian Garden. At the heart of the Malaysia Garden is the emphasis on living in your garden just like living in the kampung. As Desmond Ho said "A home is not a home without a balance between indoor and outdoor living areas."

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