1. Mission Statement

        OASE is an independent, international, peer-reviewed journal for architecture that brings together academic discourse and the sensibilities of design practice. OASE advocates critical reflection in which the architectural project occupies a central position, yet is understood to be embedded in a wider cultural field. Intersections and affinities with other disciplines are explored in order to gain a more profound understanding of the practice and theory of architecture and rearticulate its disciplinary limits. Published three times a year, each OASE provides a rigorous investigation of a specific theme, featuring architecture, urban design and landscape design and insisting on the discussion of the historical and theoretical aspects of contemporary issues.
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      3. Publication Ethics

        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.

        The peer-reviewed articles published in OASE support and embody a scientific method. Their publication reflects the quality of the work of their authors and their supporting institutions, most often faculties of architecture of leading universities. When publishing their articles in the peer-reviewed journal, OASE contributes to the essential development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge in the field of architecture. Over the thirty years of its existence, the journal has played an instrumental role in promoting and improving academic publishing in the architectural field, inviting young scholars to write and publish articles while training them in ethical behaviour.

        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.

        In order to enhance its academic approach towards publishing, OASE has elaborated significant tools: the extensive author’s guidelines, the official templates of invitation and rejection, the templates for calls for papers and for peer-reviewing. We share these tools with colleague editors in order to improve ethical publishing and responsible editorial behaviour in the international field of architectural publishing.

      1. OASE ambassadors

        architect, writer and full professor of Housing and Design at RWTH, Aachen

        architect and partner at KCAP Architects & Planners

        Jean-Louis Cohen
        architect, historian and professor at the Institute of Fine Art, New York University

        landscape architect and director of Feddes/Olthof Landschapsarchitecten

        architect, critic, historian and professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University New York

        Herman Herzberger
        architect and partner at Architectuurstudio HH

        urban designer and partner at PALMBOUT-Urban Landscapes

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        architect and partner at Powerhouse Company

        landscape architect, director of H+N+S Landschapsarchitecten and professor of Landscape Architecture at the Delft University of Technology
      2. Sponsors

        Atelier Quadrat, Rotterdam
        Atelier Stadsbouwmeester Antwerpen
        B-ILD, Brussel
        CENTRAL office for architecture and urbanism, Brussel
        DaF architecten, Rotterdam
        De Nijl Architecten, Rotterdam
        De Smet Vermeulen architecten, Gent
        Diederendirrix architecten, Eindhoven
        Frits Palmboom Stedenbouwkundige, Amsterdam
        FVWW architecten, Antwerpen
        Geurst & Schulze architecten, Den Haag
        Martens, Willems & Humblé, Maastricht
        Korth Tielens Architecten, Amsterdam
        MUST Stedebouw bv, Amsterdam - Köln
        Next Architects, Amsterdam - China
        Office Winhov, Amsterdam 
        Powerhouse Company, Rotterdam
        Rapp+Rapp BV, Amsterdam
        Rijnboutt, Amsterdam

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        Editorial Board
        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

        Managing editor
        D’Laine Camp

        Academic Editor
        Véronique Patteeuw

        Academic Board
        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

        Board OASE Foundation
        Bart Decroos, Dirk De Meyer, Jeroen Geurst, Fransje Hooimeijer, Claudia Linders, Bruno Notteboom, Véronique Patteeuw, Christian Rapp, Saskia van Stein, Paul Vermeulen

        Secretariaat
        Sandra Mellaart
        info@oasejournal.nl

        Associated Universities
        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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        OASE
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        nai010, Rotterdam

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        Werkplaats Typografie, Arnhem

        Website design and programming
        Tomas Celizna

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        F Grotesk (Radim Pesko)

        With thanks to
        Karel Martens, Hyo Kwon, Jakub Straka, Asger Behncke Jacobsen, Ilmar Hurkxkens, Véronique Patteeuw, Anne Holtrop and NAi Publishers

        The site was made possible thanks to financial contribution of the Netherlands Architecture Fund







    1. 23/05/2022
      Call for Abstracts OASE #115. Interferences: Migrating Practices in Europe

      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.

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    2. 20/05/2022
      Now available: OASE 111. Staging the Museum

      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.

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    3. 01/04/2022
      Now available: sold-out OASE issues as e-book!

      To meet the demand for some populair sold-out editions of OASE, 5 issues have been scanned and re-released as e-books. It concerns OASE numbers 45, 54, 63, 65 and 78. These are for sale via nai010 Publishers for € 14,95 per issue.
      More sold-out issues will be released digitally in the near future, so keep an eye out for your favorite issue!

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    4. 23/01/2022
      Now available: OASE 110. The Project of the Soil

      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.

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    5. 18/01/2022
      Call for Abstracts OASE 114. Optimism or Bust?

      Call for Abstracts OASE #114 about “Optimism or Bust?”, written by editors Stefan Devoldere, David Peleman and Jantje Engels.
      The deadline is 27 February 2022.
      Read the full text of the Call in the PDF file.


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    6. 11/01/2022
      Online presentation OASE 108 & 109 on 14 January 2022 at 15:00

      Read all about the presentation in the pdf file.

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    7. 19/10/2021
      Call for Abstracts OASE 113. Authorships
      1. George Nelson Installation. © Vitra Design Museum Archive

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    8. 07/10/2021
      Now available: OASE 109. Modernities

      A different understanding of Modernity

      > From a linear to a cyclical model for architectural history

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    9. 01/06/2021
      NEW DEADLINE Call for Abstracts OASE #112

      THE NEW DEADLINE FOR HANDING IN YOUR ABSTRACT FOR OASE #112 IS: 15 JUNE 2021
      OASE editors Bart Decroos, Sereh Mandias, Elsbeth Ronner and Kornelia Dimitrova wrote a Call for Abstracts for OASE #112 with the theme “Ecological Aesthetics”. This issue of OASE is interested in contributions that investigate the role of aesthetics in contemporary ecological practices and discourses in architecture. Deadline is 15 June 2021. Read the full text of the OASE #112 Call for Abstracts in the pdf-files below.


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    10. 28/03/2021
      Now available: OASE 108. Ups & Downs

      > What is good, not so good or bad architecture?
      > Analysis of the force field of architectural appreciation and depreciation

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