The biggest difficulties in Salgótarján and other declining cities are mainly social problems. More specifically poverty and unfavourable social stratification.
Small-scale production creates jobs and serves as a precedent for young people currently living in slums. The function of the building is a drying plant for herbs and spices, which could provide a value-added response to local problems. The technology displayed here is small in terms of space but more labour-intensive. Most of the tasks are done by hand and have a community building effect.