Your Favorite Architect Designed a Gas Station

norman-foster1A Norman Foster Repsol Station

As the Detroit Auto Show presages the demise of internal combustion, it’s the right time to celebrate what was once the future — a convenient and appropriately modern place to receive high-power fuels for the miracle of personal transport.

Thanks to Oobjects, we can see tomorrow as a winged petroleum cathedral(frey et. al.), modern furniture, or an unutterably odd troll village by FLW hisself.

arne-jacobsen Arne Jacobsen designed station, 1936

One can’t help but admire the discipline of Jean Prouve and the style of Arne Jacobsen

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