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Architects are by default condemned to think and work for the future. The past does not offer clear-cut answers for contemporary challenges. Architectural and urban design must regain the conviction that new solutions, technologies and instruments allow for the design of more comfortable and durable world.
—  Architectural Positions on the Public Sphere (2007) by Tom Avermaete and Hans Teerds

Swiss Fabian Cancellara, centre, of the Trek Factory Racing team celebrates as he beats Belgium’s Greg Van Avermaet of the BMC Racing team, left, and Belgium’s Sep Vanmarcke of the Belkin-Pro cycling team and wins the 98th Tour of Flanders cycling classic in Oudenaarde, Belgium, Sunday April 6, 2014. Van Avermaet of the BMC Racing team finished second and Vanmarcke of the Belkin-Pro cycling team third. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert) (via Cycling - Photo Gallery - Yahoo Sports)