Claudia Faraone is an architect (2004, IUAV Venezia), has a PhD in territorial policies and local projects (2011, RomaTre, LAA|Paris Villette), and holds an EMU/ European Postgraduate Master in Urbanism (2007, UPC Barcellona, Delft University of Technology and KU Leuven). Since 2004 she has participated in and organised several workshops, research projects, exhibitions and audio-visual productions, exploring cultures of production and practices of urban space. She was involved in the development of ‘descriptions’ and design proposals for urban landscape transformations in territories after natural and human disasters (Skopje, L’Aquila, Karst region) and affected by socioeconomic transformations (Veneto region and Rome). Since 2005, she has been teaching at the IUAV Venice School of Architecture, at the Architecture Department at Roma 3 University, and the Advanced Course of visual arts at the Fondazione Ratti in Como (2006). She is a founding member of the multidisciplinary research group ETICity-Exploring Territories, Imagining the City.
OASE #108 More Than Meets the eye - Over- and underrated architecture
> 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.
> 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!