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Category : Chad Oppenheim

DEZEEN – Glazed pool and perforated shutters offer Copacabana views from Rio de Janeiro hotel

21 January 2018 By: Eleanor Gibson “Oppenheim Architecture and Studio Arthur Casas have designed this hotel in Rio de Janeiro so that guests can overlook the city’s famous Copacabana Beach while bathing in a rooftop swimming pool. Oppenheim Architecture and Studio Arthur Casas’ aim for the Emiliano Hotel was to create a “calm oasis of luxury within the vibrant energy” of the surrounding Copacabana neighbourhood and the lively promenade it fronts, which is home to copious restaurants, bars and nightclubs. To make the most of beach […]

DESIGNBOOM features the newest Emiliano Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

12 January 2018 Studio Arthur Casas and Oppenheim Architecture open Emiliano Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, By: Juliana Neira “Having enjoyed success in São Paulo, the Emiliano Hotel brand has opened a new location on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach. Designed by Studio Arthur Casas with an initial project conception co-authored by American architect Chad Oppenheim, [Principal and Founder of Oppenheim Architecture,] the hotel places an emphasis on natural light and takes advantage of its setting to offer sweeping coastal […]

Chad Oppenheim to lecture on “Spirit of Place” at Florida International University

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INTERIOR DESIGN magazine names Emiliano Hotel “2017 Best of Year Winner”

08 January 2018 Emiliano Rio by Studio Arthur Casas and Oppenheim Architecture & Design: 2017 Best of Year Winner for Foreign Boutique Hotel, By: Paul Clemence “How can you compete with one of most exuberant beach views on the planet? That was the conundrum facing Interior Design Hall of Fame member Arthur Casas and architect Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] when they were working on a hotel at the famed Copacabana beach. Their answer came in the form of a scheme […]

REMODELISTA – A Wabi-Sabi Ski Chalet in Aspen, Colorado

29 December 2017 By: Julie Carlson “Chad Oppenheim of Miami firm Oppenheim Architecture took a 1971 Aspen ski chalet with period interiors (read: nightmare) and did the seemingly impossible: turned it into an of-the-moment eco-chic retreat with a distinctly Axel Vervoodt vibe. Located in the enclave of Red Mountain in Aspen, Colorado, the ski chalet is ‘an homage to the Japanese sensibility of wabi-sabi,’ according to Oppenheim. ‘The house is clad in reclaimed regional wood, stone, and steel, with the […]

THE INDEPENDENT – Inspiring Home of the Week: Bahamas getaway built on a sand dune

28 December 2017 By: Megan Townsend “Chad Oppenheim of Oppenheim Architecture has self-built a house which rests on a sand dune on Harbour Island, Bahamas. The home, created as a retreat for Oppenheim and his wife, is designed to interfere with nature as little as possible, seamlessly blending in to both the dune and the island’s tropical forests. Its location atop the dune provides impressive views of the north Atlantic. House on a Dune is two storeys and consists of a completely open central space that allows connectivity through the […]

First Look at “Spirit of Place” by Oppenheim Architecture

Oppenheim Architecture is thrilled to release the official book trailer for our upcoming title, Spirit of Place. Tra Publishing crafted a beautiful book that captures the spirit of our work. The unique format and more than 500 strikingly beautiful images transport the reader into the world that our studio crafts, celebrating our belief that “form follows feeling.”  Pre-release copies are available at Trapublishing.com.  All proceeds from the book will be donated to Oceana.org, an organization striving to protect the world’s oceans.

DEZEEN – Oppenheim Architecture founder’s Bahamas holiday home perches on a sandy dune

02 December 2017 By: Eleanor Gibson “Architect Chad Oppenheim has built himself a getaway on a secluded three-mile-long island in the Bahamas, featuring a living room that extends onto a deck overlooking the water. The architect led his Miami-based firm Oppenheim Architecture on the design of the retreat for himself and his wife Ilona. It is located on the tiny Harbour Island, just off the northern tip of the Bahamas’ larger Eleuthera Island. The two-storey residence perches atop a sand […]

Chad Oppenheim to speak at AIA Orlando Fall Lecture at Rollins College

The Oppenheim Architecture Founder and Principal will be hosted by the Orlando chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for its Fall Lecture in Winter Park, Florida. Chad Oppenheim, FAIA, will be presenting alongside another prominent Florida Architect, Guy Peterson, FAIA, to “explore contrasting philosophies and methodologies in Florida modern coastal architecture.” 26 October 2017  |  6:00-8:00 PM  |  Rollins College See full event and ticket details at AIAOrlando.com

SINGAPORE TATLER HOMES goes back to nature with feature article on Oppenheim Architecture’s minimalistic beach bungalow, House on a Dune

Blank Canvas, By: Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle April/May 2017 “Nicknamed “House on a Dune”, Miami-based architect[, and Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] Chad Oppenheim’s postcard-perfect beach bungalow on pink-sand paradise Harbour Island in the Bahamas features breathtaking views of the Atlantic edge of the Great Bahamas bank. Intended to reconnect its occupants with nature, the two-storey, five-bedroom and five-bathroom waterfront private residence was built in such a way so as to erase the boundaries between inside and outside. . . . […]