Daily Archives: July 7, 2012

Applying the principles of “Feng Shui” to urban planning

The other night I watched a very interesting episode of Adventures With a Purpose on PBS. This show, entitled “Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon” was hosted by Richard Bangs. During the episode the term/concept of Feng Shui was described and … Continue reading

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Places of the heart – touch which personifies place

To date, posts on panethos have discussed how sound, smell, and taste can personify places. At first thought, touch might seem like the most difficult sense embody the personification of place. But, the more I thought about it, touch is actually … Continue reading

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