A Haiku is a Japanese form of poem consisting of 3 lines, with respectively 5, 7 and 5 syllables.
Edwinno is a collection of Essential Writings in Architecture, Philosophy, Managing knowledge and Art, foremost with people and of the people.These essential writings are cornerstones of our civilization.
In my life I have wandered the known and defined road, yet have embarked on the Road less Travelled ~ a road that is fullfilling and daring in discovering my passions and believes. Am so fortunate to the wisdom handed over from many generations, as printed in the Original version (1982) in the book,"The Sacred Tree" by the Four Worlds Development Project .
French and Finnish born Michelle became aware of her psychic medium gift as a child and became a professional astrologer at the age of 14. She obtained her Master's Degree in philosophy, with honors, at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, on the Role of Archetypes in the Meaning of Human Existence in the Works of Carl Gustav Jung. Michelle earned a Diploma from the Faculty of Astrological Studies in London and her graduate studies were in Medieval Horary Astrology.
I am Edwin Zwart, a philosopher at heart and I decided to create a new medium ~ Edwinno ~ to communicate my ideas in collaboration with others, as my blog did not provide the needed functionality I desired, in areas of great importance such as Media, Music, the Arts, Architecture and my presence in the world.
In my life I have been reaching out for the beauty of simplicity, which continues to drive me and my passions in life.
My thoughts have been influenced by many a philosopher, architect, artist or statesman and I would like to share some of their sayings that are profound to me - and I am endowed to them.
During the later 1920s and 1930s Wright's Organic style had fully matured with the design of Graycliff, Fallingwater and Taliesin West.
In Chinese philosophy, the concept of yin yang ([yin – simplified Chinese; traditional Chinese: [pinyin] [yang - simplified Chinese] ; traditional Chinese: [pinyin: yáng] sometimes referred to in the west as yin and yang) is used to describe how polar or seemingly contrary forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world, and how they give rise to each other in turn. The concept lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy, as well as being a primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine, and a central principle of different forms of Chinese martial arts and exercise, such as baguazhang, taijiquan (tai chi), and qigong (Chi Kung) and of I Ching divination. Many natural dualities — e.g. dark and light, female and male, low and high, cold and hot — are thought of as manifestations of yin and yang (respectively).
This then is my view on how to achieve designs that fall in the category of "simplicity", that is, designs of systems that can be understood by the relevant audience(s), and additional audiences, if needed.