How to make silence and contemplation attractive?

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How to make silence and contemplation attractive and desirable? A rising Monastic Mood is defined by designing and curating a space of stillness as a way of creating a sanctuary of silence.     Cedric Etienne, co-founder of Studio Corkinho (Antwerp-based) started a pilgrimage that took him to monasteries and cloisters in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, and Japan to study …

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Satori Harbour | A library in the spirit of contemplation

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Chinese e-commerce company Vipshop has included in its headquarters a library turned into a sanctuary that embodies the spirit of contemplation. Satori Harbour represents an abstract harbor city where employees can wander through literature and experience satori - a state of transcendental being in the practice of Taoism, as the morning light shining across the entire earth. Architecture firm Wutopia lab, located in Shanghai, …

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