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about the only thing I can see is the bedroom door handle smashing into the closet wall and marking up the wood, having the door swing open the other way may be a better idea, just my opinion.

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I have 3 comments regarding the location of the desk and its size.  Click the pic below for them.

600x507px-LL-2cc4355b_roomcomments.jpeg

Also, as there is this heater, I assume that the house has no central HVAC system?
If there is one, perhaps consider placing the desk/PC nearer the air supply/return vent duct openings which you may take advantage of to cool the PC better.

Thanks for your reply and please allow me to respond to your suggestions..
The desk is two meters wide, isn't it enough for three monitors ?
Regarding the heater, I have the same one on the other side of the room ( it's like: heater - window - heater ) and during this winter there is only one open and the ambient temperature feels just right so I think I can keep that one closed.
Regarding the position of the case, this is my biggest problem, I can't seem to find a place where it would fit well.

There is a new version. Have a look.
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The total width of the desk will not be usable for placing monitors because part of the width is taken up by the PC and part is under the shelf.

I am using the monitor (24'' ?) in your pic as a guideline and put 3 monitors up.  It looks like there is enough desk space but the end result cannot not be called 'spacious'. 

3 mon on desk.JPG

 

Regarding the placement of the PC tower, there is good front air intake (green arrow).  However, I think the exhaust management can be improved.  Make sure the hot exhaust out of the case does not get trapped underneath the desk (as shown by the red circle).  The hot exhaust should have active/passive ventilation so that it can rise upward (ie the red arrows).

 

 

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I would have the computer desk centered up against the wall.. just my 2cents
other than that, lovely design biggrin.gif
 
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lol windfire sounds like a computer room designing wizard.
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The total width of the desk will not be usable for placing monitors because part of the width is taken up by the PC and part is under the shelf.
I am using the monitor (24'' ?) in your pic as a guideline and put 3 monitors up.  It looks like there is enough desk space but the end result cannot not be called 'spacious'. 
600x480px-LL-1880e287_3monondesk.jpeg

Regarding the placement of the PC tower, there is good front air intake (green arrow).  However, I think the exhaust management can be improved.  Make sure the hot exhaust out of the case does not get trapped underneath the desk (as shown by the red circle).  The hot exhaust should have active/passive ventilation so that it can rise upward (ie the red arrows).
My case also has top exhaust, so I don't think it's going to be a problem.
Do you think that it will be better, if I remove the right wardrobe and the shelf and make the desk wider?
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My case also has top exhaust, so I don't think it's going to be a problem.
Do you think that it will be better, if I remove the right wardrobe and the shelf and make the desk wider?


If your case has case top has a fan opening (green rectangle) for primary exhaust (red arrow), I suppose it is OK.

(In general, in lack of active ventilation, I suggest a minimum of 150mm (6'') between the back of the case and the wall behind.)

 

If you remove the right wardrobe and one of the shelf, it will be like the pic below.  Personally, I like having a larger desktop.

shelf wardrobe - revised.JPG

 

(Perhaps you should fire your designer and commission me to do the work.  I promise to charge you a smaller fee than his.biggrin.gif)

 

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Nice.
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If your case has case top has a fan opening (green rectangle) for primary exhaust (red arrow), I suppose it is OK.
(In general, in lack of active ventilation, I suggest a minimum of 150mm (6'') between the back of the case and the wall behind.)

If you remove the right wardrobe and one of the shelf, it will be like the pic below.  Personally, I like having a larger desktop.
600x476px-LL-c26b3c97_shelfwardrobe-revised.jpeg

(Perhaps you should fire your designer and commission me to do the work.  I promise to charge you a smaller fee than his.biggrin.gif )

Sincerely, I would if I could.
Thanks for all your help!
Tomorrow I'll go talk with her. Too bad she's not a gamer too.biggrin.gif
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I may be a few days late to the game, but it seems to me like there's wall space to the left and above the desk that could be used for one of those storage areas as well.
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