We are currently staying in the delightfully quirky ‘Hotel Re’ in Singapore, which, like many hotels, has a large ‘function room’.
It has often amused me that, by definition, function rooms are frequently the only rooms in a building with out any designated function until one is inserted into them. ‘Dining room’, ‘bathroom’, ‘bedroom’, ‘office’ are all obviously purposeful.
Of course, in homes, there’s often the ‘spare’ room – used for storage, for an occasional study, as an additional bedroom for guests. But how necessary can a room called ‘spare’ really be?
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