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feng shui

The art and science of placing buildings and specifying the use of components, finishes,and furniture in such a manner as to create harmony and balance.

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Both natural and artificial plants were arranged in a pleasant and welcoming manner at the entrance to the site to create a backdrop of vibrant earthy colours of red, yellow, and green that relates to the positive spirit and principles of fengshui and the biophilic design concept (Bender, 2007; Diamond, 2004).
The weak negative relationships were between "Peace in workplace" (Dl) and six variables: "Accommodation for martial arts" (B5), "Committee dedicated to employees' spiritual well-being" (B7), "New age practices" (B3), "Fengshui to enhance workspace" (B4), "Employer integrates employees' spiritual needs and well-being in strategic plan" (B8), and "Employees allowed to organize yoga classes" (B1).
Por otro lado, hemos visto que hay elementos culturales propios de la cultura china como "tofu" [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] (Yu 2010: 32), "fengshui" [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] (Yu 2010: 108), "panecillo al vapor" [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] (Yu 2010: 156) o "panecillos rellenos" [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]] (Yu 2010: 121) que no llevan ninguna explicacion adicional.
This study attempts to review existing literature on FengShui and Sustainable Design , To examine the applications of FengShui and Sustainable Design in Interior Design of the Baba-NyonyaShophouses in Georgetown, Penang .
On the western environmentalist appropriation of fengshui as an idealistic misconception, see Ole Bruun, Fengshui in China: Geomantic Divination Between State Orthodoxy and Popular Religion (Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2003), 233.
Hu L, Li Z, Liao WB, Fan Q (2011) Values of village fengshui forest patches in biodiversity conservation in the Pearl River Delta, China.
A fine example of this is found with his Geomancy Stone (fengshui shi) (Image 6).
Health, whether it is human health or environmental health (in Chinese terms, good fengshui (2)), is qualified by unobstructed and balanced flow of qi.
They believe that the building and its environs must not be disturbed as it may bring bad fengshui. Their belief was strengthened when extensions were made to the building and part of Fort Canning Hill was carved out.
From Chinese fortunetelling to Daoism, and fengshui, to Islamic astrology and Kabbalistic lore, the luoshu has perpetually reappeared throughout global human history.