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    GUY PETERSON'S FLORIDA MODERNISM

    Guy Peterson, FAIA, draws on the Sarasota School of Architecture and other influences to create a variety of Florida regional modernism. Peterson spoke with author Saxon Henry about his design philosophy and process. — Editor

    Saxon Henry: Why do you think that architects like Mies and Le Corbusier, who were being studied at Harvard during Rudolph's time, have had such an effect on your design philosophies?

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    BECHTLER MUSEUM BY BOTTA

    Clad in a glazed terra cotta tile that lends it an orange hue and a sleek feel, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, shows Swiss architect Mario Botta shifting subtly from his signature brick and stone.

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    ESHERICK'S CARY HOUSE

    The Cary House in Mill Valley, California (1961) was a pivotal project for Joseph Esherick, gathering in the experience and the formal explorations of the gable and chalet manners and looking forward to the single-slope roofs that became the icon of the Sea Ranch style.

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    HOLL'S LINKED HYBRID

    China's recent willinginess to be an architectural testing ground has left it with a fair share of question marks dotting urban horizons, but in Linked Hybrid the gamble may have paid off. The bold, high-end residential complex in Beijing, by Steven Holl Architects, offers a more pervasive and open sense of neighborhood than most other modern high-rise housing in the city.

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