Living Rooms | An Architect Explains

A Living room is a room in a residence used for the common social activities of the occupants.  The term sitting room is sometimes used synonymously with living room. A typical Living room may contain furnishings such as a sofa, chairs, occasional tables, and bookshelves, electric lamps, rugs, or other furniture. So in designing the living room all these should be taken into consideration and has been explained here:

As an Architect practising in India, I have had the chance to design some Living rooms as part of the interior projects. There are so many considerations to be taken while designing them such as the furniture, clearances, minimum allowances between the furniture, position of windows and doors, etc. These have been discussed here: 


For Vastu guidelines regarding the right location of the living room and the correct positioning of the furniture, wall paintings, lighting and the right colours go here:

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