1. Geert Bekaert

        Bio
        Geert Bekaert is an architecture historian, critic and theorist. He is professor emeritus of the history and theory of architecture at the KULeuven and Eindhoven University of Technology. In 1988 he won the Rotterdam Maaskant Prize. Most of his writings have been collected in Verzamelde Opstellen, of which nine volumes have been published. In 2011 an English anthology was published, entitled Rooted in the Real. Writings on architecture
        [last updated in 2012]

      2. issues 1–109 are available in PDF format

           

          issues 1–109 are available in PDF format

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            • Geert Bekaert
             

            issues 1–109 are available in PDF format

               

              issues 1–44 appeared in Dutch only


              issues 1–109 are available in PDF format

                •  
                • Geert Bekaert
                 
            1. 24/11/2022
              Call for Abstracts OASE 116
              1. Carmen Portinho in front of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro (source: Wikimedia Commons)

              ‘The Architect as Public Instellectual’
              Deadline: 23-12-2022

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            2. 15/10/2022
              Now available: OASE 112. Ecology & Aesthetics

              Through a 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.

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            3. 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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            4. 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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            5. 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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            6. 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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            7. 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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            8. 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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            9. 19/10/2021
              Call for Abstracts OASE 113. Authorships
              1. George Nelson Installation. © Vitra Design Museum Archive

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            10. 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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