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.