Odds and Ends
The big question
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windows. At least in Germany only cheap and old apartments would have none, and even then all I knew would be connected to a decent passive ventilation shaft, chimney style.
That said, I’ve seen all combinations. In the bathroom, in the kitchen, in the basement, either shared or each having their own, possibly in a compartment. That’s for apartments.
With single homes, there would be an utility room, even if it’s not bigger than a bigger closet. Even then I’ve seen people put their machine in the bathroom, but then there would also be a second lavatory, which would usually the one being used for defecation, except in emergencies.