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Category : Chad Oppenheim

Oppenheim Architecture to teach this Fall at Cornell University College of Architecture, Art & Planning

Oppenheim Architecture staff from the firm’s Miami and Basel offices, including Chad Oppenheim, Beat Huesler and Tom McKeogh, will lead a studio entitled “(Co)Exist” this Fall at Cornell University College of Architecture, Art & Planning. Oppenheim and Huesler return to the school’s Ithaca, New York campus as esteemed alumni to teach this course that addresses man’s increasingly adversarial and unsustainable relationship with the natural world. The studio looks to disrupt established and contemporary structures, hierarchies, and systems. As the number […]

FORBES – Architect Chad Oppenheim designs a waterfront beach house set into a dune in the Bahamas

01 August 2019 By: Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle “Miami-based architect Chad Oppenheim’s postcard-perfect, 5,000-sqft beach bungalow on pink-sand paradise Harbour Island in the Bahamas blends seamlessly into its surroundings and features breathtaking views of the Atlantic edge of the Great Bahamas bank. Intended to reconnect its occupants with nature, the two-story, five-bedroom and five-bathroom waterfront private residence was built in such a way so as to erase the boundaries between inside and outside to bring about a greater awareness of the elements.” […]

Chad Oppenheim to speak at ICFF conference in NYC

For more information about ICFF or to register for the event, please visit the ICFF website.

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST – The World’s Coolest New Golf Clubhouse Is Nothing Like You Would Imagine

30 April 2019 By: Elizabeth Stamp “Golf establishments typically have a sense of formality and tradition (and plenty of plaid). But when designing the new Ayla Golfclub in Jordan, Miami-based firm Oppenheim Architecture wanted to throw out tradition and pay homage to the spectacular setting. The club is part of the Ayla Oasis, a resort in the coastal city of Aqaba, and accompanies an 18-hole course designed by Greg Norman. ‘We were asked for an iconic building, and we are […]

HOSPITALITY DESIGN interviews Oppenheim Architecture founder, Chad Oppenheim

March/April 2019 Back Space Going Green with Chad Oppenheim “At the studio, we have a deep love and fascination with nature. We want to make sure we do everything to protect and celebrate it.” – Chad Oppenheim Read the Hospitality Design article PDF

ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

09 April 2019 Oppenheim Architecture completes Muttenz Water Purification Plant “The City of Muttenz, Switzerland, commissioned Oppenheim Architecture Europe to design the city’s new municipal water purification plant. The plant is a model of sustainability and extremely sensitive to its contrasting setting near the Rhine riverfront. Nestled between the protected forest and the nearby industrial parks, the project also holds an exhibition and educational area that explains the complex purification process. The function of the drinking water treatment plant is […]

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST RUSSIA features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

09 April 2019 Cliff Water Treatment Plant in Switzerland, By: Ekaterina Karpukhina “Previously, industrial facilities tried to build away from the city center: massive buildings were hidden in industrial areas, behind high fences. But times are changing . . . Oppenheim Architecture . . . made an architectural piece of art out of a municipal drinking water treatment plant. The plant was located between a protected forest and parks, so the architects decided to build a building resembling a rock […]

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

29 March 2019 By: Andrew Ayers “‘This project started with a disaster,’ says Beat Huesler, head of Oppenheim Architecture’s Swiss office, about the boulder-like 20,000-square-foot water-treatment plant his firm recently completed in Muttenz, a municipality bordering Basel on the River Rhine. He’s referring to the 1986 Sandoz agrochemical fire, which caused tons of pollutants to enter the river—the principal source of drinking water for half a million people. The political fallout eventually resulted in Muttenz’s separating its water system from […]

ARCHDAILY features Oppenheim Architecture’s Spirit of Place

3 February 2019 “Oppenheim Architecture’s Spirit of Place is a poetic rumination on how architecture connects with the earth. This first published monograph of the work of Chad Oppenheim and his studio takes the reader to a world where boundaries are blurred between nature and architecture, heightening our awareness of the beauty that surrounds us. Through passion and sensitivity towards man and nature, Oppenheim creates monumental yet silent work that invokes a site’s inherent power.” Visit the ArchDaily website for […]

Chad Oppenheim “Spirit of Place” book signing and Design Miami panel discussion

For more information about Individualism and the Spectrum of Modernism/Presented by Kohler or to purchase Design Miami tickets, please visit the Design Miami website.