The main principal of this thesis is the inclusion of the elderly on the wider social context. The elderly form a very important demographic, that often have to deal with financial problems and in certain cases even struggle with covering the basic needs. In this thesis there is a proposal focusing on people over the age of 60, that however don't require medical assistance and are self-reliant. A society that respects every age group, is a society that respects every person separately, every existence. For the elderly, the ideal environment is one that provides them with independence and, at the same time, coexisting with other age groups. The suitable design of such an environment, as well as, the location of their residences near places and facilities that contribute to their social inclusion, can play a great role in offering to the elderly a pleasant experience. The structure of the building lot is mainly influenced of the surrounding building lots, in conjunction with the desire of creating a neighborhood that consists of areas giving to the tenants the opportunity of interaction and direct contact with their neighbors.
Specifically, our proposal includes 7 duplex apartments 100m2 , together with facilities that can keep the elderly busy in their spare time and make them feel active . Lecture halls, projection rooms, a kitchen that everyone can use in order to collectively cook meals, a small hotel for the housing complex's visitors, and a hydrotherapy center with a pool and massage rooms complete the complex. Last but not least, is the importance of the exterior as apart from the green spaces, there is also a cultivated area that the elderly themselves can take care of. In addition to this, there is a store selling these crops, crafts like knitted clothes as well as viands and sweets that the tenants have produced.