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Imprints of landscape and architecture: Conversation about holistic architecture hosted by Teresie Bečková.

A House according to Feng Shui

  • An article for the eARCH internet diary; author: Vanda Jesenská

    An Interview and introduction of the house designed according to the principles of feng shui. Qi Vital energy, rounded shapes of the walls, corresponding with the terrain, an entrance as the mouth of the house, harmonious dimensions of the house, based on the “golden section”, arrangement of the furniture in relation to geopathogenic zones, Baque …

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A Solar House in the Land of Fire and Ice

An hour drive east of Reykjavik, in the picturesque undulating countryside of southern Iceland, there is the Sólheimar community, boasting with many notable first places. And it all started, when one extraordinary woman had her own idea about how human society should work.

Adopted from the Priorita (Priority) magazine No. 2 May 2011

Sacred Geometry or the Search for Harmony

An interview with the host of the Czech TV programme called “Za zrcadlem” (Behind the Mirror), Tomáš Hanák on sacred geometry, feng shui, and ecological materials (2010). Duration of the programme: 28 min. The interview with Oldřich Hozman is between the minutes 19 and 23.

Ecology, Health, and Aesthetics of Constructions

An article for the Projekt (Project) magazine, an environmental annex No. 2

Let’s think together about how the concept of ecological construction is now understood and how it could be extended. The consideration is accompanied by photographs of the house, whose design was developed in this sense.

Harmonised House Maitrea

Projekt magazine, July – August/2010
Written by Šárka Dumbrovská

Buildings and environment bring together spiritual, emotional, vital and physical properties. This article sheds light on an holistic approach to architecture using specific procedures and examples of implementation.

How to Win Favour of the Spirit of the Place

An Interview for the Maitreya magazine, H. Chvátalová

An Interview with the academic architect Oldřich Hozman about the spiritual qualities of the environment in which we live, rituals to address and beatify a place, feng shui, and the Maitrea House of Personal Development in Prague.

Holistic architecture

Ecological supplement to the Projekt magazine, March 2010

Buildings and environment bring together spiritual, emotional, vital and physical properties. This article sheds light on an holistic approach to architecture using specific procedures and examples of implementation.

Ecological and Holistic Architecture

Interview with Oldřich Hozmann for the A2 magazine Issue 5/2009

What is the difference between ecological and holistic architecture and how can one work with the learning of the East in relation to energies in our contemporary western world?, asks Michal Janata.

How we can perceive conception of healthy environment

Text from the Report of the International Conference “Healthy houses” in Brno, 2009

The aim of this article is to understand the conception of a healthy environment from a holistic point of view. Wholeness of Nature contains multileveled features of space and matter. Understanding and a conscious participation in Nature is easier to gain when we come closer to what is objective in the conception of a healthy environment. The meaning of a healthy environment is harmony between the physical and spiritual levels of both Man and Matter.

Architecture with its activities affects social and moral relations in society. Statistics have proven that removal of graffiti from a borough reduces criminality. Aesthetics of environment have an impact on the morals and behaviour of people. Similarly proven has been the fact that criminality can be reduced by collective meditation of people in a particular area. Obviously, the environment is influenced on both the visible and mental levels. From my own experience with supervising at building sites I know that relations among employees and mood at the site are very important. This can be improved for example by more frequent conversation with labourers and the creation of positive relationships. What makes a building really healthy is the multileveled reality of our world.