Even when the government shutdown finally ends, there's no guarantee that the National Capital Planning Commission and D.C. Office of Planning will actually amend the Height Act and agree to taller buildings for D.C. So, since that restriction is still in place (and may never go away), some architects are finding ways to build outward instead of upward. For example, here's an interesting rendering from City Market at O. They have two "diving board" units whose glass encased living rooms stick out from the building (like diving boards, obviously). Those with a fear of heights probably should not apply to live in those. Know of any other creative architectural responses to this need to build low? Hit up the tipline.