OASE defends high standards of expected ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing: the authors, the editors, the peer reviewers, the publishers and the community of academic architecture journals. We follow as such ‘the guide for ethical editing’ as made available by the Committee of Publication Ethics. OASE takes it as its duty to guarantee ethical behaviour in all issues. The academic editor and academic committee play a key role preserving the quality.
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Facing the increasing practices of plagiarism, OASE believes that monitoring publishing ethics is a major aspect of our editorial process. The editorial board and the academic editor are in their day-to-day practice committed to maintaining the high quality of the journal and critically observe all contributions from this perspective.
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Justin Agyin, Tom Avermaete, Aslı Çiçek, Bart Decroos, Stefan Devoldere, Kornelia Dimitrova, Jantje Engels, Christoph Grafe, Maarten Liefooghe, Sereh Mandias, Véronique Patteeuw, David Peleman, Elsbeth Ronner, Hans Teerds, Christophe Van Gerrewey
Christine Boyer, Maristella Casciato, Bernard Colenbrander, Oswald Devisch, Adrian Forty, Marc Glaudemans, Klaske Havik, Rayesj Heynickx, Michael Müller, Kris Scheerlinck, Lara Schrijver, Arjan van Timmeren, Pieter Uyttenhove
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Bart Decroos, Dirk De Meyer, Jeroen Geurst, Fransje Hooimeijer, Claudia Linders, Bruno Notteboom, Véronique Patteeuw, Christian Rapp, Saskia van Stein, Paul Vermeulen
Technische Universiteit Delft, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Academie van Bouwkunst Amsterdam, Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst, ArtEZ Academie van Bouwkunst Tilburg, Academie van Bouwkunst Groningen, Maastricht Academy of Architecture, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven campus Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven campus Brussel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven campus Gent, Universiteit Gent, Universiteit Hasselt, Universiteit Antwerpen, Bergische Universität Wuppertal
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does the author’s ‘owning’ of a project mean? And does this sense of
ownership still prevail in contemporary architecture culture? Other more
open forms of cooperation and co-creation are emerging alongside the
concept of individual singular authorship.
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.
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.
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.
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.