Elbow Room by Patrick J. Galvin Placing three fixtures in the average minimum is 18 inches on the right of 5x7- or 6x8-foot bathroom is simple the toilet centerline for a rightenough for most builders, who have handed person, and 12 inches on the long experience with the small spaces. left. But it is desirable to have at least But getting the fixtures into the room 15 inches on the left. The roll of gives no assurance that household toilet paper (often inconveniently members will have space for elbows attached to the wall in back) should and knees and movement around the be near the front of the toilet,