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Joan Bollet

I"d like to add that there may be another consideration, that of mobility. I was recently asked to do layouts of rooms in a senior facility for members of the family who had issues with falling and agility in general. It was absolutely necessary to allow for paths to much used places and to avoid clutter, rugs and hazards, to actually put furniture against walls -to allow for a walker and perhaps a subsequent wheel chair. Also to think about the shortest distance to bathrooms - etc. Still a bit concerned about lighting since it was not toured at night.

   
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Joan Bollet

RE above comment - I have an architectural program which makes it much easier to move furniture with the program than on paper or even,worst case, moving by back.

   
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nimfadg

Our living room in our townhouse unit where we recently settled in is but a 3.5 meters in width and my old sofa set is pretty bulky. I had to rearrange every so often until I got the placement that suits its limited dimension. It would be very costly to acquire a new sofa set so we had to be content with the given available space.

   

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