1. William Mann

        Bio
        William Mann is an architect and director of Witherford, Watson Mann architects, London. Projects of the practice include the Amnesty International Headquarters and the Whitechapel Art Gallery/Passmore Edwards Library, both in London. He curated the 1997 deSingel exhibition entitled ‘In Search of Public Space’ and was part of the Flemish Architectural Yearbook editorial board from 1998 to 2004. He has lectured and written extensively in Europe and is currently a visiting fellow in Urban Design on the London School of Economics Cities Programme.
        [last updated in 2007]

      2. issues 1–105 are available in PDF format

           

          issues 1–105 are available in PDF format

             
        1. 15/04/2021
          Call for Abstracts OASE #112

          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 1 June 2021. Read the full text of the OASE #112 Call for Abstracts in the pdf-files below.


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        2. 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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        3. 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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        4. 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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        5. 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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        6. 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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        7. 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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        8. 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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        9. 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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        10. 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
          superficialities
          even the most exalted starts to stink”
          — Thomas Bernhard, Der Schein trügt, 1984

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