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Yearly Archives: 2016

INTERIOR DESIGN – “Oppenheim Architecture Adapts Historic Swiss Farmhouse For Muttenz Office”

3 June 2016 “It’s the dream of all workers worldwide. For Beat Huesler, Oppenheim Architecture’s director of European operations, it’s a reality. The firm has bought a historic five-story farmhouse in Muttenz, Switzerland, restoring and converting it to two floors of office space for the OA staff of 15 and two separate-entry apartments. Throughout, original pine floors were sanded and varnished, plaster walls painted a crisp white and fitted with radiant heating, and new window openings punched out of the stone […]

MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER

Read full May 2016 Newsletter here: Oppenheim Architecture – May 2016 Newsletter  

CNN STYLE – Grass pyramids to forest chapels: The world’s best buildings according to you

9 May 2016 “From grass-covered pyramids to Bauhaus-inspired residential blocks, heterogeneity was at the fore at the fourth annual Architizer A+ Awards. The web-based architecture platform received thousands of entries from more than 95 countries, with awards across 113 categories, as voted for by a panel and over 400,000 members of the public.” Read the article here: http://cnn.it/1T6IA37  

ARQUITECTURA y DISEÑO – Escalera de luz

By Ana Basualdo Photos by Karen Fuchs May 2016 En las Bahamas encontramos esta casa de Oppenheim Architecture que transmite total libertad. Las habitaciones giran alrededor de un gran espacio central donde la luz y el aire circulan a su antojo. Es imponente y a la vez confortable, primitiva e innovadora, informal y elegante, salvaje y refinada esta construcción situada en una de las islas Bahamas, al borde de las playas y la plataforma marina que más suspiros de deseo inspira […]

SFBJ – Third player back in the mix to build tower/museum at Miami Dade College downtown campus

19 April 2016 by Brian Bandell The Miami Dade College Board of Trustees voted to negotiate with three developers, instead of only the two recommended by its public advisory committee, for the construction of a massive tower and cultural arts center at its downtown campus. The vote on Tuesday effectively placed the bid by Gregg Covin Development with Oppenheim Architecture back in the running for the public-private partnership. Now the college’s administrative can negotiate separately with that team, along with the […]

REBUSINESS ONLINE – Allen Morris Co. to Develop $210M Mixed-Use Project in Atlanta’s West Midtown District

7 April 2016 written by John Nelson ATLANTA — The Allen Morris Co., a Coral Gables, Fla.-based real estate developer, has announced plans for Star Metals, a $210 million mixed-use development in Atlanta’s West Midtown neighborhood. The project will feature an upscale apartment building known as Star Metals Residences and a 12-story office building known as Star Metals Offices. The buildings, which will both feature ground-floor retail space, will be situated across Howell Mill Road from one another. “Although Atlanta […]

MHN – Allen Morris Plans Midtown Atlanta Apartments, Offices

The $210 million project will consist of a multifamily building, along with an office building directly across the street, with ground-floor retail. by Dees Stribling Atlanta—The Allen Morris Co. has unveiled development plans for Star Metals, a $210 million mixed-use development in the West Midtown neighborhood of Atlanta. The project will consist of a multifamily building, along with an office building directly across the street, with ground-floor retail. The multifamily component will feature 409 rental units, and offer residents a […]

Wallpaper* – Double Vision

A Miami home blurs the boundaries between urban and wilderness living by Bill Kearney photography by Kris Tamburello When Shlomy Alexander and his son Oren bought the last vacant lot in Bal Harbour, an exclusive neighborhood just north of Miami Beach, in 2012, they knew they wanted to create something that was both spectacular and comfortable. The site was unique in that it appears to bridge two worlds – the front faces some of the most prized real estate in the United States, while the back looks […]

PROPERTY REPORT – Inside Starchitect Oppenheim’s Miami Hideout

By Richard Allan Aquino Photos by Laziz Hamani and Eric Laignel (Villa Allegra); Karen Fuchs (Oppenheim family) April 2016 “After years of undertaking projects around the globe, acclaimed architect Chad Oppenheim fell in love with Miami and built an Italian-influenced base for his family. Many designers have created beautiful houses, but not everyone can say that they built a happy home. One who certainly has is Chad Oppenheim, whose Miami bolthole, entitled Villa Allegra, is the epitome of domestic paradise. Oppenheim hasn’t always been […]

CLADmag – Balancing Act

An Interview With: Chad Oppenheim by Alice Davis “Whether he’s designing a resort for Six Senses or a youth centre for Pharrell Williams, Miami architect Chad Oppenheim’s aim is to leave the client speechless. He tells Alice Davis how he does it.” Read Article PDF Read Full Magazine PDF