The official press release was issued 20th Nov 2012. It’s reprinted here for ease of reading:
Award winning Feng Shui consultancy, Rising Dragon Feng Shui, announce their role as Feng Shui advisors to Ballymore Homes’ new Embassy Gardens development
There is little doubt these days that the Dragon truly is rising. It’s hard to open an article on investment or economics and not be amazed by the massive transformation that has been going on in China. As the Dragon opens it’s doors, it’s created a growing middle class and many wealthy elites. Chinese manufacturing now pervades the world and it’s led to many Chinese nationals seeking accommodation for themselves in London where they can conduct business. Ballymore Homes are not only experts at building stylish developments, they’re keenly aware of the need to think from the buyer’s perspective and so enlisted the help of Rising Dragon Feng Shui founder, Master Angela Ang, when it came taking a Feng Shui consultation of their major new development at Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms.
“Feng Shui is no more a Chinese cultural practice than NLP is American”, spoke Angela Ang. “It works for or against everyone regardless of where they are from and knowledge of it is what allows you to choose which side of that equation you are on. However Chinese people talk about Feng Shui a lot because it has a long history in our culture just like the way Westerners talk about psychology a lot. I actually think the two disciplines go together very well and everyone can benefit from using either or better still, both.”
Working together, Rising Dragon Feng Shui and Ballymore Homes produced a comprehensive Feng Shui audit report of the Embassy Gardens developments which provides a useful run down of significant Feng Shui features in the location.
“As a Chinese person, I know that a lot of Westerners confuse Feng Shui with interior design. Aesthetics do have an impact and it’s placed as a small consideration in traditional Feng Shui,” continues Master Ang. “What Chinese people really want to know about when we talk about Feng Shui is whether the plot of land itself is in a good location. Does it have supporting features in the landscape that bring prosperous energy to that location? Are there forms within the landscape that help the Chi energy accumulate? These types of considerations are far more important since whether you walls are white or beige is easy to change, but it’s far harder to get a river to run by your home or a mountain to rise behind it. These are the types of things I looked for in my Feng Shui audit of Embassy Gardens and I’m delighted to say that Ballymore Homes have chosen a winner there. The fact that on top of that Ballymore have done such a stylish and decadent job on design aesthetics is just the cherry on the cake.”
The Feng Shui audit of Embassy Gardens is available for prospective buyers at this significant development. In total Embassy Gardens will deliver up to 2,000 new homes, potential for over 500,000 sq ft of office and flexible workspace, new leisure facilities, including a new Heath and Well Being Centre, a 100 bed hotel and 130,000 sq ft of retail, bar and restaurant space including a new grocery store and other uses to support the 1,800 people working and visiting the new Embassy every day. It has been built in close conjunction with Wandsworth Borough Council as part of the regeneration of over 20 acres of industrial and warehousing land combined with The Mayor of London called the area the new central London and the US Government deciding to relocate it’s embassy there.
Prospective buyers are urged to inspect the Embassy Gardens website, www.embassygardens.com, and to contact the Ballymore sales team early to avoid disappointment. Buyers at Embassy Gardens should also be informed that Rising Dragon Feng Shui are offering special Feng Shui consultations with Master Ang to assist them in choosing the ideal property for them within the development. These Feng Shui consultations are offered at a special discounted rate for buyers and Master Ang is uniquely well qualified to serve clients interested in this development given her intimate knowledge of the location. Interested buyers should visit http://www.rising-dragon.co.uk/embassygardens or call +44 208 123 9800.