One of my reasons for the soffit suggestion, was to get wiring around the room,
and keeping it all hidden. Another approach is to do a kick panel for wiring, and then
do fabric walls above, and use that depth for acoustical treatments.
I second Big's AT screen suggestion with in wall speakers. You could live with the
timbre shifting with the XD 2-3" off the XD fabric, since all three front speakers would be behind
the screen and save the 3" of room depth. A big plus for an AT screen in a narrow room,
is the LR mains don't get pushed deep into the corners of the room in pursuit of a healthy
screen size. The speakers also are hidden, their foot print is minimal and there's zero
I still like bedroom 2 better, as there's no big window in the bedroom, and one could build
a plug for the side window, and it's not at the front of the house. That room also appears to
have one section of sloped ceiling to deal with. Another reason was there was no large
window on the side wall, so it would be possible to do acoustical treatments on both side walls.
If the front room isn't getting proper cooling, are there any accessible dampers that need to be