1. Sven Sterken

        Bio
        Sven Sterken is an engineer-architect. In 2004, he obtained a PhD in architecture history at Ghent University with a dissertation providing the first systematical study of the architectural and media work of the composer, engineer and architect Iannis Xenakis. As part of his doctoral research, Sterken has been a visiting scholar at the Chandigarh College of Architecture (Chandigarh, India) and the Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles, USA). In 2003, he took part in the Visiting Teachers Programme at the Architectural Association (London, UK). In 2006, he was awarded a Scott Opler Emerging Scholar Fellowship for Membership by the Society of Architectural Historians. Sven Sterken is now affiliated with the Sint-Lucas Architecture Institute in Brussels (BE). He publishes regularly about architecture and the visual arts.
        [last updated in 2009]

      2. issues 1–106 are available in PDF format

           
      1. 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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      2. 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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      3. 19/10/2021
        Call for Abstracts OASE 113. Authorships
        1. George Nelson Installation. © Vitra Design Museum Archive

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      4. 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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      5. 01/06/2021
        NEW DEADLINE Call for Abstracts OASE #112

        THE NEW DEADLINE FOR HANDING IN YOUR ABSTRACT FOR OASE #112 IS: 15 JUNE 2021
        OASE editors Bart Decroos, Sereh Mandias, Elsbeth Ronner and Kornelia Dimitrova wrote a Call for Abstracts for OASE #112 with the theme “Ecological Aesthetics”. This issue of OASE is interested in contributions that investigate the role of aesthetics in contemporary ecological practices and discourses in architecture. Deadline is 15 June 2021. Read the full text of the OASE #112 Call for Abstracts in the pdf-files below.


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      6. 28/03/2021
        Now available: OASE 108. Ups & Downs

        > What is good, not so good or bad architecture?
        > Analysis of the force field of architectural appreciation and depreciation

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      7. 05/02/2021
        VIDEO: OASE #107 author Heidi Svenningsen Kajita on finding & archiving

        In this video OASE #107 author Heidi Svenningsen Kajita guides us into the process of drawing collectively through the Finding & Archiving method.


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      8. 24/01/2021
        VIDEO: OASE #107 author William Mann, Witherford Watson Mann Architects, on the Upper Lea Valley

        In this video OASE #107 author and architect William Mann (Witherford Watson Mann architects, London) guides us through the process and drawings of the Upper Lea Valley.


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      9. 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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      10. 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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