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Category : Chad Oppenheim

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. . . . […]

GLOBAL CITIZEN features Oppenheim Architecture Founder, Chad Oppenheim, and his approach to creating “timeless” architecture

Design of the Times, By Ryan Young April 17, 2017 “Chad Oppenheim has only been speaking for 30 seconds but the celebrity names are already coming thick and fast. There is the singer Robin Thicke, who was shooting a music video at Oppenheim’s Miami home a day earlier, Nicki Minaj, the guest rapper who never showed up to the shoot and Elle Macpherson, the model who posed for Harper’s Bazaar at House on a Dune, an idyllic, sunkissed private home […]

MODERN LUXURY INTERIORS SOUTH FLORIDA Profiles “Nondesign” of Oppenheim Architecture’s Forte dei Marmi Restaurant

Transporting Tuscany, By Shayne Benowitz Spring 2017 “Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] has designed everything from homes in Miami and Los Angeles to resorts in Costa Rica. But the 120-seat Forte dei Marmi, housed inside a 1938 Mediterranean villa in the South of Fifth neighborhood, represents Oppenheim’s first restaurant commission. . . . As with every project, Oppenheim adhered to his guiding principle that form follows feeling. ‘It’s not really about what it looks like, but how […]

ELEVATE Magazine features Oppenheim Architecture’s “Biophilic Eden”, Bal Harbour House

Bal Harbour’s Biophilic Eden Spring Issue 2017 “On a den between a bantam lagoon of mangroves that stretches out over Oleta River State Park and meets Biscayne Bay, the amalgamation of [Chad] Oppenheim‘s architectural preeminence and master developer Shlomy Alexander’s nature-provoked ideology in the newly designed residence of 252 Bal Bay Drive is the rare treasure that ramifies itself off from other developments in the prized Miami Beach neighborhood. The bountifulness of lush vegetation serenades the property, just as Chad’s […]

COLORADO HOMES & LIFESTYLES features Oppenheim Architecture’s “Rustic and Unassuming” Aspen Ski Chalet, La Muna

A Cookbook Author’s Aspen Home, By Rebecca Gart 28 March 2017 “. . . Much like her cooking philosophy, the [Oppenheim] family’s home, a 1971 wooden barn-house renovated in 2012 by Ilona [Oppenheim]’s husband, Miami architect Chad Oppenheim, [Principal and Founder of Oppenheim Architecture], is rustic and unassuming. The 3,300-square-foot, five-story structure consists of reclaimed barnwood, local stone, and large-scale windows opening up to Red Mountain, where the house sits on a ridge alongside a bubbling mountain stream. The house views […]