The allowable 85 foot straight fašade inflects on the NYC building code setback plane for the higher floors of 2.7:1 This inflection resonates through the fašade, resulting in a set of oblique planes which negotiate the urban streetscape with the loft interior.
The crease as a system of inflections allows for a slippage between interior urbanism and urban privacy. "For we conceive of human beings as fluctuating between the extreme images that we have categorized as fluctuation and frame, in a sort of back and forth where simple positions - one, two and three - mark the formal stages in an overall process of individuation."
- Bernard Cache
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