Whazzat Building? There’s an App for That

WHAZZAT BUILDING? THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT Got a shiny new iPhone for Christmas? HAIF founder Wayne Lorentz wants help testing a new mobile interface for Towrs, his online architecture database. It’s not exactly an application, but it should be just as easy to use: “[It] uses the iPhone’s geolocation feature to display the interesting, historic, and significant buildings near where the user is standing. Downtown Houston and Galveston are two of the areas it is designed for. It also works well in Chicago, Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, and a few other cities. . . . All you have to do is point the iPhone’s browser to Towrs.com and it should just work.” Send feedback to editor@houstonarchitecture.com. [Swamplot inbox]