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Category : Chad Oppenheim

CORPUS No. 4 – Minimalism in Miami

Published by BASF, Text by Daniela Ebeling Photos by Ken Hayden, Laziz Hamani, Eric Laignel “Even if the reduced recti-linearity of his designs might at first suggest otherwise, nature is one of the biggest sources of inspiration for Chad Oppenheim. His sensitivity to the environment as a designer and, in the strict sense, to sustainability pervades the work and aspirations of the architect.” Read the whole article in CORPUS No. 4

PRESTIGE LIVING SINGAPORE – Quiet Spectacle

By Yvonne Seow, Prestige Living – Singapore November 2015 Michael Bay’s three-story home in Los Angeles is anything but typical. Akin to his larger-than-life, over-the-tope blockbuster canons, which include Bad Boys, Armageddon and the Transformers series, this 30,000-sq-ft residence with a cliffside infinity pool, two sprawling bedrooms, a 49-seat state-of-the-art home theatre and a movie prop museum is quietly looming. The Bay Villa is proof that nothing on film or in life is too big. Article PDF: PRESTIGE LIVING SINGAPORE_QUIET […]

AIA Miami recognizes Oppenheim, Silver Medal for Design

Chad Oppenheim received the 2015 AIA Miami Silver Medal for Design. The highest honor AIA Miami awards, the Silver Medal for Design or Service is bestowed upon an individual architect for his or her accomplishments within the profession, advancing the cause of architecture and providing inspiration.   See Awards list here: 2015 AIA Miami Design Awards

AIA Miami recognizes Oppenheim, Merit Award of Excellence 2015 – L.A. Villa

We are very excited to announce that Oppenheim Architecture has received the 2015 AIA Miami Merit Award of Excellence, Residential Architecture, for the L.A. Villa.   See Awards list here: 2015 AIA Miami Design Awards

Oppenheim Wins The Asia Pacific 2015 Award

  Oppenheim Architecture wins the Asia Pacific 2015 Award for Net Metropolis. Located in the Philippines, Net Metropolis establishes a new iconic landmark for the city’s forward vision and latest generation for green efficient buildings. Net Metropolis uses cutting-edge technology and exceptional quality coupled with green design.

Whole Foods, By Oppenheim Gets Approval

Whole Foods is coming back for approval in Miami Beach with a new design. After Miami Beach residents came out in opposition to the store at 1901 Alton Road earlier this year, developer Crescent Heights went back to the drawing board, bringing in architect Chad Oppenheim to redesign it. The difference between the two designs is striking. While Oppenheim’s new plan is similar in size to an earlier proposal rejected by the city, the newer, more elegant design seems likelier to be accepted by […]

Architizer A+Awards recognizes Oppenheim Architecture + Design, Residential Interior Winner, Jury Winner 2015

We are very excited to announce that Oppenheim Architecture + Design has been chosen as winner of the 2015 Architizer A+Awards for Residential Interiors, Jury Winner! Architizer recognizes architecture in several categories as Typologies and Plus Categories, which includes Products. They have chosen 300 highly esteemed industry leaders — including Iwan Baan, Charles Adler, Sou Fujimoto, Natasha Jen, Tom Kundig, and Beatrice Galilee — whom award the Jury Winners, while an online public vote determined the Popular Choice winners. With […]

SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL – Chad Oppenheim on how the environment inspires his work

Chad Oppenheim has designed breathtaking buildings around the world. From his Miami office, he has put his signature touch on projects such as CornicheTower in Dubai; 1 Hotel in Washington, D.C.; 88 Gardens in Xiamen, China: the Enea headquarters in Rapperwill-jona, Switzerland; the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas; the Hyatt Regency Chicago; Palace Qatar in Doha; Wharf Road in Australia; and the Wadi Rum Desert Resort in Jordan. His Miami designs include Ten Museum Park and 3 Midtown.  Article […]

CULTURED – The Silent Type

For Chad Oppenheim, conquering Miami was just the beginning. Armed with curiosity and conviction, the gifted architect is charting new territory with projects that explore a poetic sense of place. Miami has become the kind of architectural playground other cities dream of being. It’s key characteristics – year round sunny skies, ultra wealthy clientele, and an insatiable hunger for luxury – perfectly position it to attract everyone and anyone in the field, from Jeanne Gang to Herzog & de Meuron. […]

INTROSPECTIVE MAGAZINE – Oppenheim’s Time

An architect with offices in Miami and Basel, Switzerland, would seem to have two very different points of reference — sunny shores one week, mountain views the next. Yet Chad Oppenheim, designer of muscular-but-playful modernist buildings all over the world, is equally comfortable in both realms (he has a house in Aspen, too) and has carved out something of a specialty when it comes to highlighting views and experiences of the outdoors in its many disparate forms. “We’ve got a tremendous desire to […]