Conversion of Mies van der Rohe gas station – Verdun, Quebec

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In 2008, this building was a relic: an obsolete gas station, built for Standard Oil in 1968 and now boarded up. But it was designed by Mies van der Rohe, perhaps the greatest architect of the 20th century. Montreal architect Éric Gauthier and his team at FABG brought it back into use as a youth and seniors’ centre, adding new functions while stripping away all the nonessential details and furniture. Article continues at