The views from where I sit nowadays are continually evolving.
Another box or two disappears and in their place more of our life emerges.
...."Go slowly through the house. Be polite, introduce yourself so it can introduce itself to you.”
- Frances Mayer, Under the Tuscan Sun
You may find a way to bend the rules or try to force your choices, you might even manage something somewhere in between, but eventually, the house decides.
(kind of like art)
and, I am ok with that.