Arch in Kitchen: Types and Installation : Arch Install
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Under the conditions of the existence of a sufficient number of layouts of apartments there are several main rooms which are connected to the kitchen:An arch between a kitchen and a living room is just made for convenient remote communication. It is optimally suited for those kitchens, which, because of the small area, can’t put in more than 2-3 persons. And according to practicality such opening has the great edge over a door which occupies scarce space.When a passage with an arch connects a kitchen with a hallway, it enables you to watch a lot more space and transform the interior of an apartment.
An arch made by own forces may be more than just a nice passage of a hall to a kitchen but also may have the functional load (shelves for figurines or flowers, niches for useful things and so on).
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