The Zurich-based cooperative Kalkbreite is an innovative model for living which focuses on community spirit together with lower costs and greater social interaction. The common rooms include the dining room, where meals are prepared by a chef, the living room, a bar area and a health-food shop. Office spaces and guest rooms can also be rented when required. The location is in the city centre near the main train station and it also includes some shops. A total of 260 people of different ages and lifestyles already live in this building complex.