5 Elements by Projekt Plus Architekci has received the Second Award at International Architecture Awards 2018. International Architecture Awards 2018 is the annual Awards hosted by Architecture Podium. After the consecutive success in hosting IAA, Architecture Podium in its Third year had launched IAA 2018 with even more Categories and Awards.
In previous years, Architecture Podium created one of the largest awards in architecture and design with some of the esteemed studios as winners like Aedas, TerreformOne, Rockwell Group, Pepe Gascon Arquitectura, Morphogenesis, Dada & Partners, Nadaaa, XTEN Architecture, Mecanoo, ABIBOO Architecture and many more from across the globe making IAA one of the most successful awards. The mission of the IAA Award and Competition is to provide a fair, ethical and competitive platform for architects and designers and innovators from all design fields with different experience levels, diverse disciplines, and market focus to compete on while providing them a global audience to showcase their success and talents to.
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a quote from News: “Western culture has raced ahead, conveniently forgetting the fundamental principles of life and all to eager to strip our planet of it’s resources to gain apparent wealth. The ambitious culture of the West has for so long applied pure science and logic that they have allowed their minds to become spiritually dormant, unable to understand or grasp even the simplest principles of life. Now that so much damage has been done, the West in it’s desperation, is seeking it’s salvation by turning to Eastern philosophies and beliefs. Philosophies such as Yin/Yang and the Five-Elements […]”
The Five Element’s theory is difficult to comprehend untill one can accept the fundamental rules of life. Some people have preserved their traditional culture and can focus on their philosophical lives enyoing nature and invite her into their lives.
This furniture refers to the five major elements: wood, fire, water, earth and metal also known as the Five Phases or the Five Movements.
The FIVE ELEMENTS are always believed to be the fundamental elements of everything in the universe. It became widespread mostly used in Chinese medicine, philosophy, cosmology, cycles, phases, fengshui, fortune-telling, music and martial arts.
The furniture is made of the materials taken from nature. Each material reflects one element.
A main steel construction of the furniture [metal] complemented by other elements: an aquarium [water], a fireplace [fire], a wood pieces [wood], and a stone in the aquarium [earth].
Over the past years and even today people still use too much different artificial material to create new design or new products without taking care of nature.
I decided to use materials they once can back again to environment without any further demage to nature. I wanted also to pay attantion to how precious nature is, giving the possibility to think about it quietly at home. The place we have great time to relax.
It’s designed to the modern and industrial interiors that allows to enjoy and admire what nature created. All FIVE ELEMENTS existing around us. Not more than just focus on it…