When we start to design our living spaces, the best way to look for ideas and to get inspiration is to run through images of actual rooms. By doing so, we are able to appreciate the different styles, concepts and techniques that have gone into creating such spaces.
Welcome to our Christmas issue! This is a celebratory time for us as we have just completed our 12th year in circulation, going onto our 13th! It also marks the completion of our first year as a monthly magazine, after stepping up from being a bi-monthly.
Finding someone to marry used to be so much simpler. There was a time (not that long ago) where you’d simply reach a marriageable age and your parents would arrange for the village matchmaker to pay a visit.
For centuries, it has been China’s principle Book of Oracles; referred to as the Book of Changes, it was also a major source book for many of the feng shui interpretations that ultimately became formulas for designing space and time feng shui.
The Eight Mansions formula is not just a personalized formula but also reveals the luck distribution in any home. Every building can be categorized as one of the eight types of houses, based on its facing direction.
A key element in Architectural Design is creating relationships by establishing good visual and spatial interface between residents and the building; and also between the different elements of the building’s forms and shapes.