1. Maarten Delbeke

        Bio
        Maarten Delbeke is an associate professor in the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at Ghent University and leads the Vidi research project ‘The Quest for the Legitimacy of Architecture in Europe, 1750-1850’ at the Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines (LUICD). He writes on the history of architecture and art of the early modern period and on the history of architecture theory. Delbeke is also an architecture critic. He is co-publisher of Bernini’s Biographies: Critical Essays (Penn State University Press, 2006) and Foundation, Dedication and Consecration in Early Modern Europe (Brill, 2011). Delbeke’s The Art of Religion: Sforza Pallavicino and Art Theory in Early Modern Rome is to be published shortly by Ashgate. A collection of his architecture critiques, Buildings as Metaphors, will come out in 2012. 
        [last updated in 2011]

      2. issues 1–109 are available in PDF format

           

          issues 1–109 are available in PDF format

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            Maarten Delbeke
           

          issues 1–109 are available in PDF format

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            • Maarten Delbeke
             

            issues 1–109 are available in PDF format

               
          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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