A new residential area in Zurich is nearing completion and will comprise thirteen buildings, all named alphabetically. Cluster-Haus is a five-storey building with monolithic construction using highly insulating clay blocks for the load-bearing walls. The architects intended to avoid the construction of just another estate; instead, they wanted to create a new quarter. The project stands for a new type of living and might be an example of how we can live together in urban areas in the future. The building provides a variety of so called cluster apartments, a new type of large shared apartments allowing the tenants different forms of living, such as multi-generational living. Various small cluster flats with a shared kitchen provide a social living space for elderly people, single parents and students alike. The ground floor is reserved for the community as a whole and serves as a communal area with a zone providing a workspace for artists or start-up companies.