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  • Object: Chris Boardman's Lotus Type 108 Olympic Pursuit Bike

    An Olympic bike is one object among many featured at the London Design Museum's "Designed to Win" exhibit, about all the gear that helped athletes with their gold, silver, and bronze victories. Through Nov. 18.

  • Exhibit: 'Stadia: Sport and Vision in Architecture'

    Just in time for the Summer Olympics, Sir John Soane's Museum in London is showing an exhibition on how architects have used the stadium throughout history to push innovation. Through Sept. 22.

  • Blog: Betonbabe

    On this Tumblr site from a Princeton University School of Architecture grad student, you'll be escorted through the coolest lost-and-found of concrete items.

  • Book: 'Up on the Roof'

    A trained-architect-turned-photographer-pilot turns his camera on the rooftop lives of New York City, to find pools, gardens, restaurants, and more.

  • Exhibit: 'Lost Dallas'

    From the Dallas Center for Architecture comes a look at all of the historic buildings and places that were demolished to make way for the city's oil-fueled growth. Through July 13.

  • Film: Steven Holl Explains the Daeyang Gallery and House in Documentary Form

    Film, a new medium for AIA Gold Medalist Steven Holl, allows a dynamic exploration of one of his latest works: the Daeyang Gallery and House in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Book 'Engaging Spaces'

    The best of Kossmann.dejong's oeuvre of exhibition designs come alive through unexpected use of ordinary materials to make what the firm calls Engaging Spaces.

  • Exhibit: 'Judith Turner: The Flatness of Ambiguity'

    The University of Michigan Museum of Art has a new exhibition of photos by the acclaimed architectural photography of Judith Turner. Through Sept. 2.

  • Book: 'Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next'

    An enthusiastic, if not horrifying, glimpse at our possible future of airport cities. Co-authors Greg Lindsay and John Kasarda reintroduce the idea of the city of the future as the spokes surrounding the hub of an airport, and find evidence to justify their assertions.

  • Book: 'Vitamin G'

    A best-of compilation and sourcebook for lo-fi sustainable projects and green features includes small-scale and large-scale ideas alike.