Sami Rintala is an architect and an artist with a long merit list after finishing his architect studies in Helsinki (Finland) 1999. With architect office Casagrande & Rintala, he produced a series of acknowledged architectural installations around the world. In 2008, Rintala started a new architect office with Icelandic architect Dagur Eggertsson, called Rintala Eggertsson Architects. The office is based in Oslo and Bodø (Norway). Important part of Rintala’s work is teaching and lecturing in various art and architecture universities. Teaching takes place usually in form of workshops where the students often are challenged to participate the shaping of human environment on a realistic 1:1 situation. Rintala’s work is striving for a layered interpretation of the physical, mental and poetic resources of the site.
> 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.
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.
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!
OASE #102 will be presented during the event Jokerweek in Ghent (Belgium), on 3 April from 18:00 – 18:30 hrs in indoor-wielerpiste ’t Kuipke in the Citadelpark in Ghent (walking distance from train station Gent St-Pieters).
Entrance is free and everyone is welcome, so join us on 3 April in Ghent!
Unique OASE issue about architecture schools.
> About the most important teachers and schools of the twentieth century.
> With perspectives for architecture students today and tomorrow.
|- Unique issue of OASE on the interiors of the city|
- Historical perspectives on the crucial role of interior architecture
- In-depth research on public interiors