Groundbreaking concept Intergenerational Living. EFL member Setlementiassunot delivers Generations Block in Helsinki
The Finnish housing association Setlementiassunot (Helsinki) finalized it’s multi generation block in the City of Helsinki. This newly completed development consists of 3 buildings and a total of 262 homes. The 3 buildings are interconnected and enabling all residents to move within the living block. Offering a great amount of communal space, the residents are highly encouraged to meet and join in collective activities. The building offers a ‘theatre stage’ for performances , a communal sauna, a gym and other rooms for shared actviities. The idea with the building is that enabling enough opportunities for meeting each other, people of different age groups live more together. A community feeling, very common in small communities, is now available in a big city as Helsinki.
A very informative VIDEO– in english language- is here available.
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