The Marina Bay Sands hotel’s three towers have reflective surfaces to give the impression of a moving body of water, where there is a constant flow of chi or energy. It’s an example of the influence of feng shui – Chinese geomancy – on Singapore’s modern architecture. Photo: Shutterstock

How ancient art of feng shui influenced modern Singapore – from Marina Bay Sands to the Mass Rapid Transit

  • The three towers of the Marina Bay Sands complex have reflective surfaces to give the impression of water, which is a sign of wealth and prosperity in feng shui
  • Other features with positive ‘chi’ include the Esplanade performing arts centre’s double-dome design, and the eight-sided one-dollar coin
Topic |   Singapore
The Marina Bay Sands hotel’s three towers have reflective surfaces to give the impression of a moving body of water, where there is a constant flow of chi or energy. It’s an example of the influence of feng shui – Chinese geomancy – on Singapore’s modern architecture. Photo: Shutterstock
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