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Openings at Corners
By having the opening at the corner of the room, it serves has a directional effect and gives the space diagonal orientation.
The opening in the corner of the office space gives the person more natural light and a different edge in the space.
By having the fireplace connecting the two planes corner, makes it a focal point in the space, and spot the viewers eye diagonally.