1. Mirko Zardini

        Bio
        Mirko Zardini, is an architect, author and curator, and has been the director of the Canadian Centre for Architecture since 2005. His research engages with contemporary architecture by questioning and re-examining assumptions on which architects operate today. ‘It’s All Happening so Fast’, his most recent exhibition and publication, is a reflection on the often conflicting ideas about human relationships to the environment. Zardini
        was an editor of Casabella (1983 to 1988) and Lotus International (1988 to 1999), and he has taught Design and Theory at architecture schools including Harvard University, Princeton University and the Swiss Federal Polytechnic University in Zurich (ETH) and in Lausanne (EPFL).
        [last updated in 2018]

      2. issues 1–110 are available in PDF format

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      1. 02/12/2022
        Presentation OASE 112 on 8 December 2022 in Rotterdam, NL

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      2. 24/11/2022
        Call for Abstracts OASE 116
        1. Carmen Portinho in front of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro (source: Wikimedia Commons)

        ‘The Architect as Public Instellectual’
        Deadline: 23-12-2022

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      3. 15/10/2022
        Now available: OASE 112. Ecology & Aesthetics

        Through a series of concrete projects, the contributions in this issue explore the field of tension between architectural aesthetics and issues of energy, technology and materiality. Ecological practices in architecture must not only be effective in providing solutions, but inevitably raise questions of beauty, affection and perception as well.

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      4. 23/05/2022
        Call for Abstracts OASE #115. Interferences: Migrating Practices in Europe

        Call for Abstracts OASE #115 about “Interferences: Migrating Practices in Europe”, written by Justin Agyin, Kornelia Dimitrova, Christoph Grafe and Bernard Colenbrander. Deadline is June 19, 2022. Read the full text of the OASE #115 Call for Abstracts in the PDF.

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      5. 20/05/2022
        Now available: OASE 111. Staging the Museum

        Museums stage public encounters between visitors, objects and stories. This is not limited to a tour through the exhibition spaces, it starts already with monumental or ‘tresholdless’ entrances.

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      6. 01/04/2022
        Now available: sold-out OASE issues as e-book!

        To meet the demand for some populair sold-out editions of OASE, 5 issues have been scanned and re-released as e-books. It concerns OASE numbers 45, 54, 63, 65 and 78. These are for sale via nai010 Publishers for € 14,95 per issue.
        More sold-out issues will be released digitally in the near future, so keep an eye out for your favorite issue!

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      7. 23/01/2022
        Now available: OASE 110. The Project of the Soil

        This issue of OASE makes a critical analysis of how soil connects to urban planning and urban design, and how it can adjust those practices in exploring new agendas.

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      8. 18/01/2022
        Call for Abstracts OASE 114. Optimism or Bust?

        Call for Abstracts OASE #114 about “Optimism or Bust?”, written by editors Stefan Devoldere, David Peleman and Jantje Engels.
        The deadline is 27 February 2022.
        Read the full text of the Call in the PDF file.


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      9. 11/01/2022
        Online presentation OASE 108 & 109 on 14 January 2022 at 15:00

        Read all about the presentation in the pdf file.

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      10. 19/10/2021
        Call for Abstracts OASE 113. Authorships
        1. George Nelson Installation. © Vitra Design Museum Archive

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