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DECROOS, Bart; PATTEEUW, Véronique; SCHWARZ, Marius (eds.)
OASE #100: Karel Martens and The Architecture of the Journal

The 100th issue of OASE takes the journal’s long-standing collaboration with its graphic designer Karel Martens as a starting point to explore the relationship between architecture journals and graphic design. In doing so, it challenges the conventional idea that architecture journals are mere carriers of information, showing instead how these journals play a defining role in the message they convey. Adhering to Marshall McLuhan’s famous maxim “the medium is the message,” it considers the graphic space of the journal, its materiality, its production, and the physical experience of reading. [publisher’s note]

With contributions by Carlo Menon, Linda van Deursen, Laura Pappa, Mathew Kneebone, Louis Lüthi, Ayham Ghraowi, Anton Stuckardt, Joris Kritis, Bart Decroos, Véronique Patteeuw, Marius Schwarz; and a conversation between the editors and Karel Martens.

Published by NAI010 Publishers, 2018
Design by Karel Martens, Aagje Martens, Marius Schwarz
Periodicals / Anthologies / Architecture / Graphic Design

Price: 46€

DECROOS, Bart; PATTEEUW, Véronique; SCHWARZ, Marius (eds.) - OASE #100: Karel Martens and The Architecture of the Journal