Excerpt from the book "Arqka Biological Architecture and Sacred Geometry" by Arturo Ponce de León, Ninón Fregoso and Michael Rice Acquire it here
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This geometry appears in innumerable symbolic traditions from the Chinese Ba Gua to the motif of the wheel of Native American medicine. The octagon is inherently stable, representing the mountain, the mother and the movement of the cycles of life. The energy one might expect to experience in such a way is one that instills a sense of balance and integration. This house is a large house of four or five bedrooms in two and / or three levels. The upper level is contained in the ceiling space. There are three octagons that form the basic geometry of this design; one central and two to the sides that are in golden proportion..