1. Paola Vigano

        Paola Viganò (b. 1962) is an architect and urbanist, has a PhD in architectural and urban composition and is professor in urbanism at the Università IUAV of Venice. She is also a guest professor at several European schools of architecture (including the Catholic University of Leuven, EPFL Lausanne, Aarhus, Harvard Graduate School of Design), serves on the board of the European Masters of Urbanism programme (EMU) and is coordinator of the PhD in Urbanism at IUAV. In 1990 Viganò founded Studio with Bernardo Secchi and has won several international   competitions. Studio is currently working on various projects at different scales in Europe. In 2008 Studio was one of the ten teams selected for the Grand Paris research project and in 2012 for the New Moscow project. Her major publications include La città elementare (1999), Territori della nuova modernità/Territories of a new modernity (2001), Antwerp: Territory of a New Modernity (2009, with Bernardo Secchi) and I territori dell’urbanistica (2010), recently translated into French (Les territoires de l’urbanisme, 2012).
        [last updated in 2013]

      2. issues 1–102 are available in PDF format


          issues 1–102 are available in PDF format

            • Paola Vigano
        1. 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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        2. 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
          even the most exalted starts to stink”
          — Thomas Bernhard, Der Schein trügt, 1984

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        3. 21/11/2019
          Call for Abstracts OASE #107

          OASE #107 The drawing in landscape architecture and urbanism
          Editors: Bruno Notteboom, Frits Palmboom, Bart Decroos

          OASE invites everyone to read the Call for Abstracts for OASE #107.
          We are interested in two kinds of contributions that each start from the drawing:

          1. Textual contributions: historical or theoretical papers about a (series of) drawing(s).Proposals contain one image and an abstract of 300 words.
          2. Visual contributions: a specific (series of) drawing(s) from personal/actual practice.These proposals contain the drawing(s) themselves and a caption of a maximum of 300 words through which the proposal is situated within the theme of the issue.

          Proposals must be submitted via info@oasejournal.nl by 20 December 2019 and contain a title and CV (name, email address, affiliation and a bio of maximum 150 words). Proposals must be submitted in Dutch or English.

          Read the Call for detailed information.

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        4. 29/10/2019
          Presentation OASE #104

          On 25 November 2019 OASE #104 will be presented at the architecture school La Cambre in Brussel, Belgium.

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        5. 29/10/2019
          Now available: OASE #104 The Urban Household of Metabolism

          > Unique OASE issue on locations of metabolism that kept communities urban households in order.

          > With contributions by: Burkay Pasin & Gul Kacmaz Erk; Ben Vandenput; Koenraad Danneels; Julia von Mende; Dagmar Pelger & Emily Kelling; Ludo Groen; Nitin Bathla; Andrea Bortolotti, Andrea Aragone & Marco Ranzato; Diana Soeiro; Ciel Grommen, Dieter Leyssen & Maximiliaan Royakkers; Nadia Casabella & Jan Denoo; Riccardo M. Villa en Hans Vandermaelen.

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        6. 10/09/2019
          OASE #100 selected as one of The Best Dutch Book Designs 2018!

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        7. 12/06/2019
          Presentation OASE #103

          On 17 June 2019 OASE #103 will be presented at the University of Manchester. Starting at 12.30. Everyone is welcome and a lunch is provided. More information in the pdf. 

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        8. 23/05/2019
          Now available: OASE #103 Critical Regionalism Revisited

          > Internationally renowned architectural historian Kenneth Frampton received the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale 2018. Critical Regionalism is his most known theory

          > Today, architects are searching for new ways to design and conceive built space. Critical Regionalism might just be the concept that we need to revisit.

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        9. 17/05/2019
          Impression launch OASE #103

          On 16 May 2019 OASE #103 was launched at Hochparterre Bücher, bookstore for architecture in Zürich, Switzerland. These images give an impression of the launch, starring OASE editors Hans Teerds and Tom Avermaete as well as architectural historians Stanislaus von Moos and Irina Davidovici

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        10. 09/05/2019
          Launch OASE #103

          On Thursday May 16th 2019, OASE #103 will be presented at the Hochparterre bookshop in Zürich (Switzerland) at 19.00h (Gasometerstrasse 28). The presentation of this issue, which reinvestigates the concept of Critical Regionalism as coined by the architectural historian Kenneth Frampton, will be followed by reflections of architectural historians Stanislaus von Moos and Irina Davidovici. Entrance is free and everyone is welcome, so join us on May 16th in Zürich!

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