1. Léa-Catherine Szacka

        Léa-Catherine Szacka is lecturer in Architectural Studies at the University of Manchester and lecturer in Architecture at Harvard GSD (the ‘Rotterdam studio abroad program’). Her research focuses on the history of architecture exhibitions and the history and theory of postmodern architecture. She is the author of Exhibiting the Postmodern: The 1980 Venice Architecture Biennale (2016), for which she was awarded the SAH GB Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion in 2017. She is also co-author of Le Concert: Pink Floyd à Venise (with Sara Marini and Samuel Lorain, 2017) and co-editor of Mediated Messages: Periodicals, Exhibitions and the Shaping of Postmodern Architecture (with Véronique Patteeuw, 2018) and Concrete Oslo (with Erik Fenstad Langdalen and Andrea Pinochet, 2018). Szacka curated Effimero or the Postmodern Italian Condition part of Monditalia (Venice Architecture Biennale, 2014). She sits on the editorial boards of Footprint: Delft Theory Review and Architectural History, the journal of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain.
        [last updated in 2020]

      2. issues 1–104 are available in PDF format


          issues 1–104 are available in PDF format


            issues 1–104 are available in PDF format


              issues 1–104 are available in PDF format

                • Léa-Catherine Szacka
            1. 30/11/2020
              Call for Abstracts OASE #111

              OASE editors Asli Cicek, Jantje Engels and Maarten Liefooghe wrote a Call for Abstracts for OASE #111. The theme is: Staging the Museum. Deadline is 10 January 2021, 18:00 CET. More information in the PDF file below.

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            2. 30/11/2020
              Now available: OASE #107 The Drawing in Landscape Design and Urbanism

              This issue of OASE traces the role of drawing in landscape design and urbanism. It addresses ‘new traditions’ of the last 50 years, as well as recent concerns with ecological, metabolic and process-oriented questions.

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            3. 16/07/2020
              Now available: OASE #106 Table Settings. Reflections on architecture with Hannah Arendt

              > Positioning a new outlook on philosopher Hannah Arendt’s ideas, OASE #106 reveils how her writings very well can help us rethink architecture as a phenomenon and practice

              > Rethinking Hannah Arendt’s remarkably spatial view on ‘the world and its inhabitants’

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            4. 22/06/2020
              Call for Abstracts OASE #110

              A Project of the Soil
              Editors: David Peleman, Paola Viganò, Martina Barcelloni, Elsbeth Ronner

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            5. 28/04/2020
              Now available: OASE #105 Practices of Drawing

              > Insight into the work of both historical and contemporary architects
              > With a focus on beautiful architectural drawings over the past five centuries to grasp their role in design practice
              > With drawings by George Aitchison, Heinrich Tessenow, El Lissitzky, Lina Bo Bardi and Tony Fretton

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            6. 17/12/2019
              Call for Papers OASE #108

              OASE #108 More Than Meets the eye - Over- and underrated architecture

              Editors: David Peleman, Jantje Engels, Christophe Van Gerrewey

              “It is brilliant people say brilliant
              while it’s mere dilettantism
              What they touch becomes tasteless
              always the most obvious
              even the most exalted starts to stink”
              — Thomas Bernhard, Der Schein trügt, 1984

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            7. 21/11/2019
              Call for Abstracts OASE #107

              OASE #107 The drawing in landscape architecture and urbanism
              Editors: Bruno Notteboom, Frits Palmboom, Bart Decroos

              OASE invites everyone to read the Call for Abstracts for OASE #107.
              We are interested in two kinds of contributions that each start from the drawing:

              1. Textual contributions: historical or theoretical papers about a (series of) drawing(s).Proposals contain one image and an abstract of 300 words.
              2. Visual contributions: a specific (series of) drawing(s) from personal/actual practice.These proposals contain the drawing(s) themselves and a caption of a maximum of 300 words through which the proposal is situated within the theme of the issue.

              Proposals must be submitted via info@oasejournal.nl by 20 December 2019 and contain a title and CV (name, email address, affiliation and a bio of maximum 150 words). Proposals must be submitted in Dutch or English.

              Read the Call for detailed information.

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            8. 29/10/2019
              Presentation OASE #104

              On 25 November 2019 OASE #104 will be presented at the architecture school La Cambre in Brussel, Belgium.

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            9. 29/10/2019
              Now available: OASE #104 The Urban Household of Metabolism

              > 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.

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            10. 10/09/2019
              OASE #100 selected as one of The Best Dutch Book Designs 2018!

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