20120824-MarietteIn the philosophy of Feng Shui the river represents the flow of energy that brings life, health and wealth. Keeping the environment of a river clean, safe and inspiring is very important. Well kept parks along riverbanks are a great joy.

Prachtige natuur in tuinen en parken langs rivieren maken de omgeving in en om de stad aantrekkelijk. Water is in de filosofie van Feng Shui een belangrijk element en weerspiegelt de vooruitgang in het leven. Stagnatie, vervuiling en overstroming zijn ongewenst. Zorg voor een schoon (water)milieu dat inspireert en energie geeft.

Voor het creëren van een inspirerende sfeer in jouw directe woonomgeving, in jouw leven in de tuin, kun je op http://www.feng-shui-tuin.nl meer informatie vinden.

THE DIRT

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America’s riverfronts have long been landscapes of industry and technology. They have also been historically misused and mistreated. Speaking at the National Building Museum’s lecture, D.C. Builds: Along the Waterfonts, panel member Harriet Tregoning, Director, Washington, D.C. Office of Planning said, “we are at a unique moment in time, we are turning to our rivers now and embracing them.” Along with Tregoning, members of the panel included Alex Nyhan, VP of Development, Forest City; Howard Ways, AICP, Executive Director, Prince Georges County Redevelopment Authority; Joe Sternlieb, CEO, Georgetown Business Improvement District; Nathan M. Macek, Member of City of Alexandria Planning; and Uwe Brandes, Senior VP, Urban Land Institute (ULI), who acted as moderator. While the forum focused on D.C.’s rivers, the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, the ideas discussed have broader application for any city that has a river running through it. An important point was raised by Macek, who…

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