More stories about Exhibits Books Etc.

  • Exhibit: 'Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment'

    The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., is holding a retrospective of the 1982 Pritzker Prize–winning architect, Kevin Roche. Through Dec. 2.

  • Book: 'Citizens of No Place'

    Jimenez Lai’s use of the cartoon as a vehicle for theory helps tone down (and poke fun at) contemporary architectural rhetoric.

  • Book: 'Dirt'

    A team of landscape architects wants to change your perception of dirt as "icky" through essays, interviews, and illustrations that explore the positive potential of the soiled substance.

  • 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.

  • 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.