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What are the 5 Elements?  I’m glad you asked.

The Wu Xing, also known as the Five Phases, the Five Agents, the Five Movements, and the Five Steps/Stages, are chiefly an ancient mnemonic device, in many traditional Chinese fields and well as Japanese fields.

It is sometimes translated as Five Elements and these Five Elements are:

  • Wood
  • Fire
  • Earth
  • Metal
  • Water

The great architectures Charles Greene & Henry Greene celebrated the Five Elements in their designs and architecture during the Arts & Crafts movement a period that actually was a rebellion from the Victorian Era and the machine. The best representation of this can be found in the Gamble House located in Pasadena, CA and opened to the public for touring. As well as others homes they designed.

Click: For more information regarding the 5 elements in Feng Shui