Friday, June 1, 2012

A Home where Long and Short Terms Feng Shui meet

The Meeting of Long Term and Short Term for good Feng Shui
All properties are not built equal. Even they are of the same unit type and size, their facade and position with reference to the external environment and surrounding neighbours made them unique and different. In this article, using a 3-Bedroom Unit of Cityscape @ Farrer Park (花拉公园市景楼) as an illustration to discuss a property that could enjoy good Feng Shui in the long and short terms basis.

With the recent rapid housing development, there are thousands if not hundreds of new properties emerging every day. Whether they are public or private residential launches, buyers are given more choices to select their choice homes, and on the other hand, more difficult decisions arise as well. Besides looking for a good buy as a good-value investment, but also a conducive property as their Dream Home with close proximity to amenities, good schools and well-connected transportation network to the rest of the island with highways, trains, buses, etc.

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All properties are not built equal. They could have the same unit type and size, but their facade and position with reference to the external environment and surrounding neighbours made them unique and different. What is good for you may not be suitable for your neighbours. In addition, there is a Chinese saying: 风水轮流转. It literally means that Feng Shui is dynamic; what is good Feng Shui for a property may be bad later, and vice versa. Hence, if you and your loved ones are intending to stay on your dream home for a long period, like for the next 10 – 20 years, then you might consider to select a home that enjoys good Feng Shui in a long term basis. Should you are fortunate enough to own a property that conforms to both long term and short term Feng Shui, then it will be a great bonus to the family. The question is: Is there a property like this in the market? It is not easy, but yes, there are if you know how to qualify one.


Feng Shui is about accessing the external and internal environment through observations and analysis with an objective to fulfil your life endeavours.


Below are 2 examples, that demonstrates a property that conforms to Feng Shui not only in a long term but also in a short term basis.

Example 1
Using a 3Bedroom Unit of Cityscape @ Farrer Park as an illustration,
this unit conforms to Yang House 3 Essentials Feng Shui (阳宅三要).
兑门艮主: 延年宅 - 泽山增福小房荣
With reference to Yang House 3 Essentials Feng Shui (阳宅三要) – a Long Term Feng Shui principle, this unit can be seen as a Yan-Nian house (延年宅) with a Tian-Yi Kitchen (天医灶). All the important areas, like the Main Door, the Kitchen and the Master Bedroom are well-positioned in the good sectors, conforming this Feng Shui principle. There is a good affinity and supporting each others among themselves.

What is Good about this unit?
It fosters good people and wealth luck; produces intelligent children, family harmony, good fortune and wealth accumulation, and longevity. It is graded as one of the most auspicious home, based on this Feng Shui principle.

In additional, this unit has a Tian-Yi Kitchen, commonly known as a “Heavenly-Doctor” kitchen that fosters good health for the occupants.

Based on the above analysis, this unit could best suitable as a family home for multi-generations. It is favourable for family that wants to start-up a new family, has elderly folks, or people who want to improve their personal health. It is really an ideal home for people in every walks of life.


Example 2
Using a 3Bedroom Unit of Cityscape @ Farrer Park as an illustration,
this unit conforms to Xuan Kong Flying Stars (玄空飞星).
With reference to Xuan Kong Flying Stars (玄空飞星)  - a Short Term and Dynamic Feng Shui principle, this unit can be seen as a good South Facing Period 8 property. The Main Door, Kitchen and the Bedroom3 are well-located in the good sectors. Although an initial assessment shows that the Master Bedroom, the Living/Dining and the Bedroom2 are not as good as the Main Door, they are still qualified as relatively good and acceptable.

Flying Star Chart of a South
Facing Period 8 Home
In Feng Shui more advance technique, with just minor rearrangement to the furniture and fixtures, this living space in this unit are all usable, could conform to the principle and enjoying good Feng Shui for many years ahead.

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