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 1–105 are available in PDF format

           

          issues 1–105 are available in PDF format

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            • Geert Bekaert
             

            issues 1–105 are available in PDF format

               

              issues 1–44 appeared in Dutch only


              issues 1–105 are available in PDF format

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                • Geert Bekaert
                 
            1. 01/06/2021
              NEW DEADLINE Call for Abstracts OASE #112

              THE NEW DEADLINE FOR HANDING IN YOUR ABSTRACT FOR OASE #112 IS: 15 JUNE 2021
              OASE editors Bart Decroos, Sereh Mandias, Elsbeth Ronner and Kornelia Dimitrova wrote a Call for Abstracts for OASE #112 with the theme “Ecological Aesthetics”. This issue of OASE is interested in contributions that investigate the role of aesthetics in contemporary ecological practices and discourses in architecture. Deadline is 15 June 2021. Read the full text of the OASE #112 Call for Abstracts in the pdf-files below.


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            2. 28/03/2021
              Now available: OASE 108 Ups & Downs

              > What is good, not so good or bad architecture?
              > Analysis of the force field of architectural appreciation and depreciation

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            3. 05/02/2021
              VIDEO: OASE #107 author Heidi Svenningsen Kajita on finding & archiving

              In this video OASE #107 author Heidi Svenningsen Kajita guides us into the process of drawing collectively through the Finding & Archiving method.


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            4. 24/01/2021
              VIDEO: OASE #107 author William Mann, Witherford Watson Mann Architects, on the Upper Lea Valley

              In this video OASE #107 author and architect William Mann (Witherford Watson Mann architects, London) guides us through the process and drawings of the Upper Lea Valley.


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            5. 30/11/2020
              Call for Abstracts OASE #111

              OASE editors Asli Cicek, Jantje Engels and Maarten Liefooghe wrote a Call for Abstracts for OASE #111. The theme is: Staging the Museum. Deadline is 10 January 2021, 18:00 CET. More information in the PDF file below.

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            6. 30/11/2020
              Now available: OASE #107 The Drawing in Landscape Design and Urbanism

              This issue of OASE traces the role of drawing in landscape design and urbanism. It addresses ‘new traditions’ of the last 50 years, as well as recent concerns with ecological, metabolic and process-oriented questions.

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            7. 16/07/2020
              Now available: OASE #106 Table Settings. Reflections on architecture with Hannah Arendt

              > Positioning a new outlook on philosopher Hannah Arendt’s ideas, OASE #106 reveils how her writings very well can help us rethink architecture as a phenomenon and practice

              > Rethinking Hannah Arendt’s remarkably spatial view on ‘the world and its inhabitants’

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            8. 22/06/2020
              Call for Abstracts OASE #110

              A Project of the Soil
              Editors: David Peleman, Paola Viganò, Martina Barcelloni, Elsbeth Ronner

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            9. 28/04/2020
              Now available: OASE #105 Practices of Drawing

              > Insight into the work of both historical and contemporary architects
              > With a focus on beautiful architectural drawings over the past five centuries to grasp their role in design practice
              > With drawings by George Aitchison, Heinrich Tessenow, El Lissitzky, Lina Bo Bardi and Tony Fretton

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            10. 17/12/2019
              Call for Papers OASE #108

              OASE #108 More Than Meets the eye - Over- and underrated architecture

              Editors: David Peleman, Jantje Engels, Christophe Van Gerrewey

              “It is brilliant people say brilliant
              while it’s mere dilettantism
              What they touch becomes tasteless
              always the most obvious
              superficialities
              even the most exalted starts to stink”
              — Thomas Bernhard, Der Schein trügt, 1984

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