On the Lower East Side, whether it's something as exciting as a beast's return to the wild or as routine as a Moby sighting, there's a lot to see. The nARCHITECTS firm knows this, of course, so they've decided to grant future tenants of 109 Norfolk St. the luxury of having both northern and southern views. Check out the design on the so-called Switch Building, a seven-story residential currently under construction. An angled metal facade "switches" back and forth, giving each apartment two views--and street-level onlookers the crippling fear that an earthquake is hitting.
· Switch Building, New York [nARCHITECTS via Triple Mint]
· Lower East Side Development [Wired New York]