1. Tom Avermaete

        Bio
        Tom Avermaete is professor in the History and Theory of Urban Design at the ETH Zurich. His research focuses on the architecture of the city and the changing roles, approaches and tools of architects and urban designers from a cross-cultural perspective. Recent book publications include Architecture of the Welfare State (with Mark Swenarton and Dirk van den Heuvel, 2014), The Balcony (with Rem Koolhaas, 2014), Casablanca – Chandigarh (with Maristella Casciato, 2015), Shopping Towns Europe (with Janina Gosseye, 2017) and Acculturating the Shopping Centre (with Janina Gosseye, 2018). Avermaete curated the exhibitions ‘In the Desert of Modernity’ (Berlin, Casablanca, 2008, 2009), ‘Casablanca – Chandigarh’ (Montreal, 2015) and ‘Lived-In: The Modern City as Performative Infrastructure’ (Antwerp, 2017). He is an editor of OASE.
        [last updated in 2019]

      2. issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

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        • Tom Avermaete
         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

         

        issues 1–103 are available in PDF format

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          • Tom Avermaete
           
      1. 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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      2. 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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      3. 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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      4. 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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      5. 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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      6. 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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      7. 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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      8. 10/09/2019
        OASE #100 selected as one of The Best Dutch Book Designs 2018!

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      9. 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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      10. 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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