Architectural Beauty in Modernist Gas Stations

Architectural Beauty in Modernist Gas Stations

These days its hard to say that anything good can come from our dependence on gasoline. But we ran across this survey of modern gas stations and it made us stop and think — why couldn't beauty and small-space inspiration be found in a gas station? More on the top 15 Modernist gas stations, including designs by Norman Foster and Mies Van Der Rohe, after the jump...

Most of these structures were built during a time when the complex environmental and political issues that surround gasoline today were not at the forefront of people's minds. Regardless of politics, it's an enlightening collection and you can read more about each building and vote for your favorite Modernist design here.

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