Feng Shui for Architecture is an easy-to-use manual designed to help readers incorporate the ancient science and philosophy of Feng Shui into the design, building, remodeling, and decorating of their homes to support the well being of its occupants in all aspects of their lives.
Aside from its many inspirations and resources, this book is also the result of questions that have arisen in classes taught at UCLA Ex. by the author and issues brought up by students, as well as by architects, designers, and clients.
210 pages 70 pictures
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NEW FRENCH EDITION
Feng Shui pour l’architecture Volume 1
Ce livre pratique et facile à utiliser est un guide d’utilisation
du Feng Shui pour concevoir, construire, rénover et décorer
nos maisons avec succès.
Vous pouvez l’utiliser pour la conception d’une maison, d’un
bureau et de son ameublement, comme une check-list ou
comme une aide d’étude formelle.
210 pages 70 images
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With her book, Feng Shui for Architecture, Dr. Mainini has finally filled a gap. She has taken the rather complicated subject of Feng Shui as it applies to architecture and she has successfully laid out a step-by-step guide to understanding the mysteries of this ancient art. She has done an exemplary job of keeping this very complicated subject clear and concise for the layperson.
Brian Dawson, AIA
Dawson Hannouche Partners, Architecture Planning
Dr. Simona Mainini has an astonishing ability to interpret and install ancient Chinese formulae in such a way that they change lives today. Her discipline and precision in a field not often distinguished by these qualities is both unique and world class.
Author The Feng Shui Diaries
Editor-in-Chief The Journal of the Feng Shui Society
Dr. Mainini is one of those few wonderful people who have managed to weld together the strict disciplines of architectural practice with the aesthetics and philosophies of the ancient Chinese traditions of Feng Shui. Readers can be assured that what she writes is not founded just on theory alone, but sound practical experience.
Bestselling author of books on Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology
Feng Shui for Architecture is an inspiration and greatly appreciated. I congratulate you on a great piece of work”
Garry McKinlay, founder and principle
Wind Water Design – Avalon, Australia
This book has been extremely inspirational to me and many of my students at the
School of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. We are very impressed with your knowledge and experience. You bring a new pattern to design and architecture.”
Maria Cecilia Loschivo dos Santos, PhD & Author
Associate Professor Design Department
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Dr. Mainini, thank you very much for writing your book. It is very easy to understand. An excellent source book for guiding projects. My husband and I are in the home building business, so we appreciate the advice having spent much time studying the subject material before finding your book. You have dedicated your life’s work to a vocation that is going to be much more appreciated in the years to come. Keeping Feng Shui alive and modernizing its practice to fit contemporary society’s awareness of their metaphysical presence on the earth is honorable. It is an expression of your love for humanity and the whole earth. Again, Thank you.”
Jacqueline & George St. John,
Boulder Junction, WI
The subject of Feng Shui is naturally interesting and intriguing, so to have a book that concisely explains the ideas and history so thoroughly is a valuable find. Dr. Mainini’s book is that find.
Feng Shui for Architecture makes an excellent text and resource book as well as teaching guide because it is clear, informative and easy to read. It has such a natural manner of expression that it is as if the author is explaining the material verbally to the reader.
The book provides historical background and theory for Feng Shui and integrates other related practices. The theories are presented in a straight-forward manner, fully developed with thorough explanations, and visually clarified with pictures, diagrams and charts, then translated into specific practical instruction.
This book would be extremely helpful for designers and architects, as well as a strong reference resource for public and private libraries.”
UCLA ArchID Student, Los Angeles, CA
I purchased Feng Shui for Architecture by Dr. Simona F. Mainini I can honesty say that I constantly review and cross reference this book. It is clearly written, concise and I would highly recommend it to any person interested in real Feng Shui.”
Feng Shui Consultant – Miami, FL
The title and subtitle promises a lot and this book delivers even more. Dr. Mainini has done a fabulous job organizing and explaining, in a clear, precise manner, the principles of Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese art of placement for good energy flow, as it applies to the spaces in which we live and work. Not only is this book great for the preparation of buildings, but it is extremely useful even if you are searching for an energetically superior apartment, house or office to rent. If you are looking for an invaluable source of Feng Shui information to help bring harmony to your living and working space and your life, this is a book for you. I applaud Dr. Mainini for the publishing of this, her first book offering, and highly recommend it to those who want to learn more about this most fascinating modality of healing. A+
Star of Peace Publishing, Mt. Shasta, CA