The Twisted Tower designed by OBRA Architects is located in New York, United States. To the south the building presents to the street a public space that could be occupied by a community use or a business (Steinway piano store shown). This space is developed as a semi-detached structure that breaks down the scale of the tower, mediating to the human-scale experience of pedestrians on the street.
The roof of the piano store/community space is developed as a mound playground for the children in the building. The entry to the building is topped by a cubical structure containing a coop board meeting room and symbolically representing a gatehouse.