Creating a pet playground in a small apartment can be a challenging affair. Add an elderly family member to the equation and the exercise immediately warrants professional advice.
For Ken and Teri, their parrot and cat are like family member, who have their own personality and need for private space. The young couple also lives with an elderly parent and are eager for a new living space which could give the two-generation household and pets a partly private and communal space.
Sim-Plex an interior design firm based in Hong Kong, created a flexible pet-friendly layout to accommodate the varying needs of the lively household.
The new layout features an open and elevated platform which separates the flat into two sections. The side nearer to the windows hosts the master bedroom while the other hosts the mother’s bedroom with access to the dining room.
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