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Combining Feng Shui and ecology from construction

Combining Feng Shui and ecology from construction

A graduate of Western Feng Shui, Laurence Dujardin offers her consultancy services in France, Belgium and Switzerland. She is also the author of "Create or furnish your Feng Shui home - The 10 key stages of change", published by Le Courrier du Livre. Interview by Nadège Monschau Do the principles of Feng Shui play out when choosing the field ? Yes, and it's even a fundamental step, because it is essential to capture the energy of a place. The ideal: find a piece of land located a little high, but not too isolated or landlocked. To avoid perceiving negative waves, future housing should, if possible, be far from a source of stress, such as a hospital, a cemetery, a police station, a prison, or even a busy street ... The must : build in the countryside or, if you want to set up in a more urban environment, near a green space or a park. It is also necessary to ensure that the front of the house enjoys an unobstructed view, and that the rear "leans" on a mountain, a hedge of trees, a large building, or any other element that can give a sense of security. Finally, it is better to carry out a field study by a geobiology specialist, to check whether the nature of the soil poses any particular problems, which could affect the good performance of the work. But also to make sure that we are not going to build above a source, at the crossroads of two telluric lines or even near large electric pylons, which could have repercussions on the health of the occupants. What is the process prior to construction? An expert in Feng Shui can participate in the development of plans, in order to position the pieces according to the most favorable energy scheme. To bring good vibrations and ensure a balance, a dynamic in the home, he will therefore work on the geographical orientation of the home, but also on the proportions, the openings, the shapes, the materials, the colors, the light, furniture… A real Chinese puzzle! It is obviously a question of finding the ideal structure, so as to influence the prosperity and well-being of the inhabitants. Once the foundations are completed, we can also avoid making too much use of concrete and steel beams. On the contrary, favor the installation of a solid wood frame, for example using spruce or fir panels, pre-cut in the factory or made to measure. The advantage: the wood element is not only ecological, but also, according to the principles of Feng Shui, it brings great creativity, openness ... And it allows the house to breathe. So can we combine Feng Shui and ecology? Effectively. Because these two approaches are complementary: they make it possible to build a healthy and respectful house of nature. With this in mind, we can also choose efficient types of glazing and opt for reinforced wood fiber insulation. Or find alternative heating solutions, for example based on wood pellets and solar panels placed on the roof…> More info www.laurencedujardin.com