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Research in Scientific Feng Shui and the Built Environment

Michael Y MAK and Albert T SO

Published by City University of Hong Kong Press
ISBN 10: 9629371723 / ISBN 13: 9789629371722
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Title: Research in Scientific Feng Shui and the ...

Publisher: City University of Hong Kong Press

Binding: Soft cover

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To remove the shadow of superstition for Feng Shui practice, it is essential to use an approach in the hope of combining and fusing ancient wisdom with modern knowledge in building science. This title contains essays which were organized into four parts to reflect the trends and development of the research undertaken in the built environment. Editor(s): Mak, Michael Y.; So, Albert T. Num Pages: 304 pages, 21 tables. BIC Classification: AMC; VXV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 183 x 16. Weight in Grams: 580. . 2009. First. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9789629371722

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Feng Shui practice has become an important reference for the planning and design of buildings, monuments and even entire cities. In fact Feng Shui is an evolved study of the natural and built environment. Architects from around the world also begin to recognize Feng Shui as a broad ecologically and architecturally connected paradigm.

To bring the study of Feng Shui beyond the shadow of superstition. It is essential to use a scientific approach in studying Feng Shui. This book comprises 13 high-quality papers which are selected from the past conference and organized into four parts to reflect the current trends and the future development of the research undertaken in the built environment.

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Dr. Michael Y MAK is a Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle, Australia. He has been lecturing in architecture, building, construction and property courses in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Michael is also a Visiting Lecturer with the Department of Building & Construction, City University of Hong Kong. He is the pioneer in developing and lecturing a course on scientific Feng Shui in the MSc programme. Michael is the co-founder of the International Conferences on Scientific Feng Shuiand Built Environment, and the Chair of the Technical Committee of the Conference.
His PhD is focused on the application of Feng Shui knowledge in building design and built environment using artificial intelligent technique knowledge-based expert systems approach. His research in Feng Shui is focused on its scientific applications and computer modeling.

Dr. Albert T SO received BSc(Eng), MPhil and PhD, all in electrical and electronic engineering, from The University of Hong Kong. He has been with the Department of Building & Construction, City University of Hong Kong for 17 years. He founded the Bachelor of Engineering in Building Services Engineering and the Master of Science in Building Engineering. He is the pioneer in developing a course on scientific Feng Shuiin the MSc programme and founded the International Conferences on Scientific Feng Shuiand Built Environment.
Albert is interested in intelligent buildings, building services systems, artificial intelligence and all sorts of paranormal activities.

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