Born in Rome. Currently he is a professor in the history of urban design at the ETH Zürich and has his own architecture practice in Milan (Studio di Architettura) as well as another one in Zurich (BaukontorArchitekten) with two associate partners. He has been an editor or member of the editorial committee of several architecture periodicals, such as Casabella, Domus, Lotus and The Harvard Design Magazine. He has published widely. His most important publications include Architecture of the 20th Century in Drawings (1982); Architecture and City Planning in the 20th Century (1985); Museums for a New Millenium. Concepts, Projects, Buildings (1999) and Novartis Campus.A Contemporary Work Environment. Premises, Elements, Perspectives (2009).
issues 1–98 are available in PDF format
> Internationally renowned architectural historian Kenneth Frampton received the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale 2018. Critical Regionalism is his most known theory
> Today, architects are searching for new ways to design and conceive built space. Critical Regionalism might just be the concept that we need to revisit.
On 16 May 2019 OASE #103 was launched at Hochparterre Bücher, bookstore for architecture in Zürich, Switzerland. These images give an impression of the launch, starring OASE editors Hans Teerds and Tom Avermaete as well as architectural historians Stanislaus von Moos and Irina Davidovici.
On Thursday May 16th 2019, OASE #103 will be presented at the Hochparterre bookshop in Zürich (Switzerland) at 19.00h (Gasometerstrasse 28). The presentation of this issue, which reinvestigates the concept of Critical Regionalism as coined by the architectural historian Kenneth Frampton, will be followed by reflections of architectural historians Stanislaus von Moos and Irina Davidovici. Entrance is free and everyone is welcome, so join us on May 16th in Zürich!
OASE #102 will be presented during the event Jokerweek in Ghent (Belgium), on 3 April from 18:00 – 18:30 hrs in indoor-wielerpiste ’t Kuipke in the Citadelpark in Ghent (walking distance from train station Gent St-Pieters).
Entrance is free and everyone is welcome, so join us on 3 April in Ghent!
Unique OASE issue about architecture schools.
> About the most important teachers and schools of the twentieth century.
> With perspectives for architecture students today and tomorrow.
|- Unique issue of OASE on the interiors of the city|
- Historical perspectives on the crucial role of interior architecture
- In-depth research on public interiors