1. René Boomkens

        Bio
        René Boomkens is professor of social and cultural philosophy at the University of Groningen. He conducts research into globalisation, popular culture and the influence of new information and communication media on urban culture. Of significance within the theme of this issue are his publications Een drempelwereld. Moderne ervaring en stedelijke openbaarheid (1998) and De Nieuwe Wanorde. Globalisering en het einde van de maakbare samenleving. (2006).
        [last updated in 2008]

      2. issues 1–112 are available in PDF format

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          • René Boomkens
           

          issues 1–112 are available in PDF format

             

            issues 1–44 appeared in Dutch only


            issues 1–112 are available in PDF format

               
          1. 21/11/2023
            call for conversations OASE 118

            Rationalism Revisited

            This Call is written by Justin Agyin, Bart Decroos, Christoph Grafe. The deadline is 17 December 2023.

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          2. 11/11/2023
            call for abstracts OASE 119
            1. Review of Jean-Louis de Cordemoy's Nouveau traité de toute l'architecture in Mémoires pour l'histoire des sciences & des beaux-arts, September 1706

            Book Reviews
            From Words to Buildings
            In this issue of OASE, the history of the architectural book review is outlined through case studies. This Call is written by Christophe Van Gerrewey and Hans Teerds. The deadline is 20 December 2023.

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          3. 06/03/2023
            BK Talks on 16 March 2023 about 'Design with Soil: Urbanizing the living surface'

            On 16 March 2023 the TU Delft will host a debate inspired by OASE 110.

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          4. 21/02/2023
            Call for Abstracts OASE 117. Village Variations

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          5. 31/01/2023
            Now available: OASE 113. Authorship

            What does the author’s ‘owning’ of a project mean? And does this sense of ownership still prevail in contemporary architecture culture? Other more open forms of cooperation and co-creation are emerging alongside the concept of individual singular authorship.

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          6. 02/12/2022
            Presentation OASE 112 on 8 December 2022 in Rotterdam, NL

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          7. 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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          8. 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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          9. 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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          10. 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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