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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

Emiliano Hotel makes DEZEEN list of top 10 hotels of 2018

05 December 2018 Dezeen’s top 10 hotels of 2018, By: Dan Howarth “A pastel paradise in Ibiza, a converted convent in Tel Aviv and a mid-century motel in Malibu are among US editor Dan Howarth’s pick of the best hotels from the past year, as we continue our review of 2018. Emiliano Hotel, Brazil, by Oppenheim Architecture and Studio Arthur Casas Guests can look out over Rio de Janeiro’s famous Copacabana Beach while bathing in the rooftop swimming pool of […]

AZURE MAGAZINE features Miami Beach restaurant Forte dei Marmi

September 2018 A Miami Eatery Inspired by Breezy Italian Beach Culture, By: Mark Teo “For his latest venture in Florida, star chef Antonio Mellino wanted to try something different. Located in Miami Beach – a district best-known for, as Vogue put it, hotel restaurants, Pitbull and the omnipresent oontz-oontz blaring from car speakers – Forte dei Marmi is an attempt to transport diners to Italy’s balmy Amalfi Coast. To achieve this feat, Mellino leaned on two things: his cuisine, quite […]

WORLD ARCHITECTURE COMMUNITY – Oppenheim Architecture Completes Ayla Golf Academy With Wavy Roofs In Deserted Landscape Of Jordan

30 July 2018 “Oppenheim Architecture has completed a new golf academy and clubhouse in a deserted landscape of Aqaba in Jordan, the building’s elegant wavy roofs invade the natural aura with its picturesque view and smoothly flowing curves as part of the natural landscape. . . . For these wavy and perfectly-shaped structure, the studio takes cues from the natural dunescapes and mountains of the surrounding desert and the vernacular ancient Bedouin traditions. Wavy structure is built a set of a massive […]

Emiliano Hotel Longlisted for 2018 Dezeen Awards

26 July 2018 Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that its Emiliano Hotel project in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has been longlisted in the inaugural Dezeen Awards for Architecture in the Hospitality Building category. Emiliano was selected among the top 218 architecture projects from over 3,500 entries from 91 countries. The longlist will now be judged by a panel of industry leaders, and a shortlist will be announced in August. See the full 2018 Dezeen Awards longlist

Two Oppenheim Architecture Designs Selected as Finalists for the Architizer A+ Awards

Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that two of its designs have been selected among the top five project entries in their respective categories for the 2018 Architizer A+ Awards. GLF Headquarters in Miami, Florida was selected as a finalist in the Office – Low Rise (1-4 Floors) category, and Forte dei Marmi in Miami Beach, Florida was selected as a finalist in the Restaurants category. VOTING IS NOW OPEN FOR  THE ARCHITIZER A+ POPULAR CHOICE AWARDS As a companion […]

SURFACE MAGAZINE – This Awesome, Undulating Golf Clubhouse Makes Waves in the Architecture World

07 May 2018 By: Janine Stankus “Oppenheim Architecture created a sprawling clubhouse for a Greg Norman–designed golf course in Jordan that elicits the spirit of an ancient Arabian port city. Situated in the desert foothills, a lush mountain range that circles the sapphire gulf of the Red Sea, the Ayla Golf Academy and Clubhouse rises as an to homage the ancient city of Aqaba, Jordan, which has been inhabited since 4,000 B.C.“ Read the full article in Surface Magazine Photo […]

Emiliano Hotel lands the cover of ARCHITECTURAL RECORD’s April issue

The Emiliano Hotel in Rio, designed by Oppenheim Architecture and Studio Arthur Casas, is the cover feature of the April 2018 issue of Architectural Record. “When Brazilian hotelier Gustavo Filgueiras, CEO of São Paulo’s luxurious Emiliano hotel, and his family-owned company secured the opportunity to build on one of the last vacant lots along Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Copacabana, they knew the property came with a responsibility to uphold the illustrious design pedigree of the beachfront (or orla in colloquial […]

DESIGN MILK features the Emiliano Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

21 March 2018 This Modern Hotel in Brazil Has an Unusual Window Treatment, By: Vy Tran “If you’re traveling to Rio de Janeiro, chances are you’ve already carved out some beach time into the itinerary. With Rio’s lush landscape, it’s impossible to grow tired of the beach-side views even after you’ve spent morning, afternoon and night down at the Copacabana Beach. At the Emiliano Hotel, you don’t have to give up those views once you check in. Designed by Chad […]