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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          1. 16/12/2014
            Full interview OASE#93 "The Discourse on Landscape in the Low Countries" available online!
            1. OASE#93 "Making Landscape Public, Making Public Landscapes"

            Joachim Declerck, Frits Palmboom and Dirk Sijmons were interviewed on 26 June 2014 by Michiel Dehaene, Bruno Notteboom and Hans Teerds on the topic addressed in OASE#93 “Making landscape Public, Making Public Landscape”. The full inter view can be read online on our website.

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          2. 11/11/2014
            Film screening at launch OASE #93

            On November 20th OASE and the Architecture Film Festival, will screen “Robinson in Ruins” by Patrick Keiller in Floriscoop Rotterdam at the launch of the new OASE #93 magazine. The film will be introduced by the editors Michiel Dehaene and Claudia Faraone in English. Entrance is 5 euro. Seats are limited, please reserve a seat by filling in the form on the website of the AFFR.

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          3. 02/05/2014
            Call for papers OASE 94 | O.M.A. – The First Decade

            With this theme issue of OASE we would like to transcend national or polemical discussions, and look at the architectural production of O.M.A. during this first decade, leading to 1989 — a mythical but at the same time not very well-known period in the history of the office.

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          4. 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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          5. 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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          6. 16/01/2014
            OASE 91 on the web

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          7. 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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          8. 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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          9. 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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          10. 19/06/2013
            OASE 90 in Abitare 533

            “Abitare” and the OASE editors talk about OASE 90

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