1. Bart de Zwart

        Bart de Zwart (b. 1980) is an architect. After working in the public housing sector for several years, he has been affiliated with the Chair of Urbanism at Eindhoven University of Technology since 2007, where he is completing a dissertation on the political role of design in regional planning processes. In addition to his work as a PhD candidate, he has an independent research and consulting firm concentrating on architecture, urbanism, cultural heritage and the landscape. He writes on these subjects in the form of essays, articles and columns in professional journals and various academic publications.
        [last updated in 2013]

      2. issues 1–92 are available for download

          • Bart de Zwart

          issues 1–92 are available for download

        1. 12/12/2016
          presentation OASE 96 and lecture Interboro Partners + 1010 architecture urbanism

          Thursday 15 December 2016, at the occasion of the publication of OASE 96 — Social Poetics. The architecture of use and appropriation Tobias Armborst (Interborro Partners) and Bert Gellynck (1010 architecture urbanism) will give a double lecture. The lecture is followed by a discussion with the (guest)editors of OASE 96, Michiel Dehaene, Els Vervloesem en Marleen Goethals. Joachim Declerck (AWB) will moderate the discussion.

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        2. 05/12/2016
          Call for papers OASE 99 | The Architecture (Museum) Effect

          The aim of OASE 99 is to establish a working understanding of architecture museums as institutions and nodes in architecture’s cultural apparatus. To engage critically with different perspectives and use historical and theoretical grounding to uncover the presence and relevance of architecture museums institutions in contemporary architecture culture.
          Proposals for contributions should be submitted by JANUARY 15, 2017, and must include a proposed title, an abstract (maximum 300 words), as well as the contributor’s name, professional affiliation (if applicable), email address and a short bio (maximum 300 words).

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        3. 01/12/2016
          SOLD OUT: presentation of OASE 97 on 12 December 2016 in Antwerp!

          SOLD OUT: On 12 December 2016 the editors of OASE 97 will talk about action and reaction in architecture with Xaveer De Geyter (XDGA) and Willem Jan Neutelings (Neutelings Riedijk Architects). This event is sold out, registration is no longer possible.

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        4. 07/11/2016
          Now available: OASE 97. Action and Reaction in architecture

          OASE 97 presents a collection of confrontations between architects themselves, and between architects and architecture critics.

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        5. 27/10/2016
          Presentation of OASE 95 in Bogotá, Colombia by Klaske Havik

          On 28 October 2016 Klaske Havik - member of the editorial board of OASE - will be the closing speaker during the Semana del Arquitecto in Bogotá, Colombia. She will present OASE 95 and talk about transcultural practices in architecture and urbanism. The event is organised by the Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos Bogotá.

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        6. 01/09/2016
          Exhibition about Karel Martens in New York

          Exhibition “Recent Work” about OASE’s graphic designer Karel Martens presented at P!, a gallery in New York from 11 September - 30 October 2016. 

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        7. 01/06/2016
          Now available: OASE 96. Social Poetics - The Architecture of Use and Appropriation

          OASE 96 examines the remarkable revival of architectural practices that focus on reuse and appropriation of buildings, environments and materials. To what extent can and will designers engage in this process, and what is the possible positive or negative social impact of these interventions? This issue focuses on case studies, practical experience, critical refl ection and ideas that show how architects and urban planners proactively deploy reuse in view of future user opportunities and/or applications.

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        8. 29/05/2016
          Call for Papers OASE 98 | Narrating Urban Landscapes

          The aim of this issue of OASE is to understand the historical foundations of the concept of narrativity in reading and designing the (urban) landscape, and to uncover the relevance of narrativity for today’s practice.
          Please send your abstract (maximum 500 words) before 15 July 2016 to 

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        9. 18/01/2016
          Now available: OASE 95. Crossing Boundaries. Transcultural Practices in Architecture and Urbanism

          This issue of OASE takes as its point of departure the cross-cultural conditions in which architects, urban designers and landscape architects work. It focuses in particular on architects working in a condition of displacement – in other words in relation to cultures, far away or nearby, that are not their own.

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        10. 12/11/2015
          Audio recording presentation OASE 94 online on YouTube

          The audio recording of the presentation of OASE 94 with Rem Koolhaas in De Kunsthal on 3 September 2015 is now available online on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/OMUWyFEI9p8

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