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Book Launch OASE 101

Join us for the book launch and presentation of the 101st issue of OASE Journal for Architecture!

Book Launch OASE 101 - Microcosms 
 
Date: Tuesday 04/12/2018 19:00
Location: WTC 1 24th floor , 28-30 bte 16 boulevard Roi Albert II / Koning Albert II-laan 28-30 1000 Brussels
 
Programme: Book Launch and presentation OASE 101 with an introduction by the editors Christoph Grafe, Asli Çiçek, Sereh Mandias & Daniel Rosbottom and a conversation between Lisa De Visscher (editor in chief of A+ magazine) and Dirk Somers (bovenbouw). 
 
Presentation is public. Admission Free. 

 

About the book

In the modern city, everyday life is increasingly moving towards the inside of buildings. The interiors of department stores, market halls, administration buildings, museums or theatres are part of the experience of the urban dweller. Every inner world of the city has its own character atmosphere and representative architectural language that supports its specific societal significance.

In contemporary practice, these differences have largely disappeared; the logic of standardization blurs differences in meaning, but also in atmosphere. The more the exterior of buildings is invested with spectacular gestures, the more banal their interiors seem to become. 

Rather than registering this disappearance, this issue of OASE examines a range of strategies and design instruments for the public urban interior. The editors look for architectural projects for interiors that derive their significance from a specific approach and show a recognizable element of authorship. 

 

 
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