5 Elements is one of the Awarded projects at the International Architecture Awards 2018 hosted by Architecture Podium. 5 Elements designed by Projekt Plus Architekci was submitted under Product Design – Interior Design Elements and was selected among the 586 Registrations received from the globe at IAA 2018. ‘International Architecture Awards 2018′ competition concluded successfully its submissions previous month, with some creative and innovative projects from across the globe under various building categories. Architecture Podium has been hosting these Awards for quite some years now and has gained great popularity among the architecture and design fraternity. With its panel of esteemed jury members comprising professionals and designers from various expertise, AP has been delivering quite astonishing projects as Winners of the Awards. Some of the past Winners includes names like Aedas, TerreformOne, Rockwell Group, Pepe Gascon Arquitectura, Morphogenesis, Dada & Partners, Nadaaa, XTEN Architecture, Mecanoo, ABIBOO Architecture and many more from across the globe etc.
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Global Architecture & Design Awards 2018 – Results
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.
Th 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…