A newlywed niece asked me about bedroom design. How should the bedroom be arranged to be supportive for her new family? She said there was so much information on the internet that she was confused about what to do.
She was right to be concerned. The bedroom is one of the most important three features of Feng Shui. It affects health, relationships, emotions, and child-bearing. Continue reading →
The cubicle has become a standard feature of modern office design in the corporate workplace. Yet most people do not feel comfortable working in a “cube world.” It creates lots of stress, anxiety, and agitation, ultimately resulting in a negative impact on both creativity and productivity. Continue reading →
The Feng Shui of a high-rise apartment building is also defined by the classical Four Features Model but from a slightly different perspective.
In an urban setting, for a building to have good Chi-Energy, it is necessary for all Four Features to be present. However, in this situation the buildings in the city substitute the natural landscape and function as landforms, representing the metaphors for Mountain and Guardians. Continue reading →
All truth has to be validated with reality. If we look at history, we can see how the Four Features Model reflects the success or failure of cities, organizations, companies, schools, or even people, based on the Feng Shui of the place.
Now let’s take a look at an example on a larger scale at one of the most renowned universities in the United States: the University of California at Berkeley. Continue reading →
When William Blake wrote, “To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wild flower,” he was reflecting on the holographic concept of the universe where each part of the whole contains the complete information that reflects the whole.
In practice, this means that everything we observe on one scale can be translated to a smaller or larger scale.
As we have said, everything has three aspects: matter, Chi energy, and information. In previous posting, we discussed the quantity and quality of the Four Features, and the effects of those features on human life.
The Four Features themselves are not only physical features but also metaphors for human living.