The better sort of houses in Manila have two storeys, the lower one built of brick or stone and the upper one of wood, roofed with red Spanish tile or with corrugated iron; the upper storey contains the living-rooms, and the lower has servants' rooms, store-houses, stables, carriage-houses and poultry yards.
Use modern light fittings, or a brass lantern in the hall and brass chandeliers in living rooms.
The living rooms have been internally wired for quadraphonic sound systems.
Baby swings are often more useful in living rooms or kitchens - the baby is kept occupied while you attend to other tasks, like paying bills or folding laundry.
Most folks will place the plasma sets in living rooms where ambient light sources can interfere with picture quality.