1. Geert Bekaert

        Bio
        Geert Bekaert is an architecture historian, critic and theorist. He is professor emeritus of the history and theory of architecture at the KULeuven and Eindhoven University of Technology. In 1988 he won the Rotterdam Maaskant Prize. Most of his writings have been collected in Verzamelde Opstellen, of which nine volumes have been published. In 2011 an English anthology was published, entitled Rooted in the Real. Writings on architecture
        [last updated in 2012]

      2. issues 1–92 are available for download

           

          issues 1–92 are available for download

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            • Geert Bekaert
             

            issues 1–92 are available for download

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              • Geert Bekaert
               

              issues 1–44 appeared in Dutch only


              issues 1–92 are available for download

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                • Geert Bekaert
                 
            1. 05/12/2016
              Call for papers OASE 99 | The Architecture (Museum) Effect

              The aim of OASE 99 is to establish a working understanding of architecture museums as institutions and nodes in architecture’s cultural apparatus. To engage critically with different perspectives and use historical and theoretical grounding to uncover the presence and relevance of architecture museums institutions in contemporary architecture culture.
              Proposals for contributions should be submitted by JANUARY 15, 2017, and must include a proposed title, an abstract (maximum 300 words), as well as the contributor’s name, professional affiliation (if applicable), email address and a short bio (maximum 300 words).

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            2. 01/12/2016
              Register now for the presentation of OASE 97 on 12 December 2016 in Antwerp!

              On 12 December 2016 the editors of OASE 97 will talk about action and reaction in architecture with Xaveer De Geyter (XDGA) and Willem Jan Neutelings (Neutelings Riedijk Architects). Everyone is welcome!

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            3. 07/11/2016
              Now available: OASE 97. Action and Reaction in architecture

              OASE 97 presents a collection of confrontations between architects themselves, and between architects and architecture critics.

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            4. 27/10/2016
              Presentation of OASE 95 in Bogotá, Colombia by Klaske Havik

              On 28 October 2016 Klaske Havik - member of the editorial board of OASE - will be the closing speaker during the Semana del Arquitecto in Bogotá, Colombia. She will present OASE 95 and talk about transcultural practices in architecture and urbanism. The event is organised by the Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos Bogotá.

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            5. 01/09/2016
              Exhibition about Karel Martens in New York

              Exhibition “Recent Work” about OASE’s graphic designer Karel Martens presented at P!, a gallery in New York from 11 September - 30 October 2016. 

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            6. 01/06/2016
              Now available: OASE 96. Social Poetics - The Architecture of Use and Appropriation

              OASE 96 examines the remarkable revival of architectural practices that focus on reuse and appropriation of buildings, environments and materials. To what extent can and will designers engage in this process, and what is the possible positive or negative social impact of these interventions? This issue focuses on case studies, practical experience, critical refl ection and ideas that show how architects and urban planners proactively deploy reuse in view of future user opportunities and/or applications.

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            7. 29/05/2016
              Call for Papers OASE 98 | Narrating Urban Landscapes

              The aim of this issue of OASE is to understand the historical foundations of the concept of narrativity in reading and designing the (urban) landscape, and to uncover the relevance of narrativity for today’s practice.
              Please send your abstract (maximum 500 words) before 15 July 2016 to 
              info@oasejournal.nl.

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            8. 18/01/2016
              Now available: OASE 95. Crossing Boundaries. Transcultural Practices in Architecture and Urbanism

              This issue of OASE takes as its point of departure the cross-cultural conditions in which architects, urban designers and landscape architects work. It focuses in particular on architects working in a condition of displacement – in other words in relation to cultures, far away or nearby, that are not their own.

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            9. 12/11/2015
              Audio recording presentation OASE 94 online on YouTube

              The audio recording of the presentation of OASE 94 with Rem Koolhaas in De Kunsthal on 3 September 2015 is now available online on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/OMUWyFEI9p8

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            10. 17/08/2015
              Presentation of OASE 94 with Rem Koolhaas on Thursday 3 September 2015 in The Kunsthal

              Editors Christophe Van Gerrewey and Véronique Patteeuw will talk with Rem Koolhaas about the first decade of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture.

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