Feng Shui | An Architect Explains

Feng Shui is an ancient and mystical Chinese art, in use for thousands of years that aims to bring about harmony between persons, buildings and nature. When a building is raised on the Earth, it affects the natural flow of energies and can create an imbalance in the surroundings. Feng Shui aims at restoring the natural balance in a person and in his surroundings. So, in that sense, Feng Shui is very similar to the Indian building science, “Vaastu Shastra” as they both have the same goal – to create balance and a positive environment. An Architect explains her understanding of Feng shui….

Feng Shui Principles | An Architect Explains

Many Eastern cultures have for centuries used the art and science of Feng Shui in the planning of houses and it has now become popular all over the world, because it offers simple remedies to correct the flaws in existing buildings and spaces. Anyone who learns the basic principles of Feng Shui can apply it to their spaces and surroundings to create positive and harmonious vibrations which then enhances their well-being and improves their lives. An Architect explains the Feng Shui principles in an easy to understand manner……

Feng Shui Principles Applied To A Proposed Building

Feng Shui is the art of placing buildings and objects so that the Chi (positive energy) is accentuated and can flow freely and unhindered by the precise positioning of your house, furniture, decorations and other objects which then will bring positive vibrations. If your home is surrounded by positive energy it is believed to create harmony, happiness, good health and wealth. So the right time to apply Feng Shui principles is at the time of designing a building. An Architect explains in an easy-to-understand manner and with some examples how this can be done……

Feng Shui Principles Applied To An Existing Building

Like in Vastu Shastra, it is recommended in Feng Shui that there must be an easy and unblocked flow of energy or Chi around your furniture and house/building to improve the positive and harmonious vibrations. For this, the Feng Shui principles must be applied to a building, ideally at the time of designing. But the beauty of Feng Shui is that it’s principles can be applied even to an already constructed, existing building/property. An Architect explains with some examples how this can be done……