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    GREEN GAS STATION?

    The irony of a LEED-certified gas station includes the fact that U.S. gas stations each currently deliver, on average, about 850,000 gallons of fossil fuel per year, representing about 8,200 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per gas station annually — not to mention the wide range of environmental impacts along the overall petroleum production chain. This station is a beautiful structure — but how green can it be? Does a greenwashing project like this — however elegantly designed as a structure — deserve coverage in a professional architecture magazine? What about the designers of such a project? Author Philip Jodidio discusses the broader context below. Comment online. — Editor

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    NEW IRISH HOUSES BY DOMINIC STEVENS

    The resume of Dominic Stevens includes the following manifesto: "I run a one person practice from a truck container in a field in rural Ireland. I divide my time between architecture, caring for my children and growing organic food. I carry out one building project at a time informed by ongoing theoretical work. My work evolves as a series of firmly held beliefs tempered by practice."

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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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    Painted House — Guardian, 2010.0307

    A Perfect Marriage of Old, New — Boston Globe, 2010.0307

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