The form in question was based on the aesthetic quality and strength of the visible concrete and its ability to be shaped through formwork, as well as on the large openings that allow an uninterrupted view. The materials used were mostly marble for the floors, metallic railings, aluminum window and door frames, and relief coatings for exterior surfaces.
Emphasis was given to the arrangement of common areas by building multiple accesses, recreation areas, a playground, a basketball court and a tennis court as well as green spaces throughout the complex. Furthermore, there is a biological treatment system and a small mall. The sense of an ‘oasis’ is also important as the area was defined by farming activity compared to the existing situation where trees and green spaces prevail.
‘Leda –Maria’ housing estate has proven itself though time as a very successful example of urban development in a suburban environment.