1. Dirk Somers

        Bio
        Dirk Somers studied architecture in Antwerp and Milan and urbanism in Leuven. He founded Huiswerk architects with Erik Wieërs. In 1999 he was entitled ‘Jonge Vlaamse ontwerper’ in the ‘Meesterproef voor jonge architecten’, organized by the Flemish government architect. Since 2003, he lectures architectural design at Delft University of Technology. He operates regularly as visiting lecturer at different design schools in Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels. Work by Huiswerk architects has been widely published. In 2003 the Flemish institute for Architecture published a monography on their work.
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          issues 1–89 are available for download

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            issues 1–89 are available for download

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          1. 29/04/2014
            Unique Presentation of OASE 91 in Amsterdam

            A conversation about atmosphere in architecture with Peter Zumthor, Juhani Pallasmaa and Gernot Böhme

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          2. 10/03/2014
            Now available: OASE 92. Codes and Continuities

            This issue of OASE magazine sheds light on a set of modernist architectural approaches that have languished in the shadow of their canonical counterparts.

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          3. 16/01/2014
            OASE 91 on the web

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          4. 17/12/2013
            Now available: OASE 91. Building Atmosphere

            This issue of OASE is all about Atmosphere as the core theme of architecture and is guest edited by renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor and Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa. They have identified atmosphere as the core theme of architecture, each in his own way.

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          5. 17/12/2013
            Leeuwendalersweg 623–667, 3 Scenes

            OASE asked filmmaker Nanouk Leopold and visual artist Daan Emmen to react on the collective space in a social housing block in the Kolenkitarea in Amsterdam by korth tielens architecten. Their contribution to issue #91 consists of a montage of 27 videostills and an online presentation.

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          6. 02/08/2013
            OASE at CCA, Montreal

            OASE editor Véronique Patteeuw in conversation with Pierre Chabart (Criticat) on architectural publishing on August 8th

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          7. 19/06/2013
            OASE 90 in Abitare 533

            “Abitare” and the OASE editors talk about OASE 90

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          8. 27/06/2013
            Presentation OASE 90. What is good architecture?

            OASE 90 will be presented on June 27th in the framework of the exhibition “Bob Van Reeth : Architect”, BOZAR, Brussels

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          9. 29/05/2013
            Now available: OASE 90. What Is Good Architecture?

            This issue of OASE investigates the assumptions behind existing value models by having the question ‘what is good architecture?’ answered by people whose ‘preoccupation’ is architecture.

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          10. 25/04/2013
            Presentation: OASE 89. Medium
            1. Edmond Sacré, Bagattenstraat, 1908

            OASE 89 wil be presented on April 25 in the Stadsmuseum Gent (STAM).

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