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ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST MIDDLE EAST names Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse one of the “Top 10 Buildings Completed in 2019”

30 December 2019 Top 10 buildings completed in 2019, By: Rima Alsammarae “In 2019, a number of memorable projects across the Near East and Africa were completed, from Kengo Kuma’s timber museum in Turkey to Oppenheim’s clubhouse in Jordan. While many sought to respond to local urban challenges, such as Waleed Arafa’s Basuna Mosque in Egypt, others hoped to cement a vision of progress, like Gio Forma Studio Associato’s Maraya cultural event centre in Saudi Arabia.” See the full list […]

ARCHINECT selects Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse among favorite façades of the week

27 December 2019 10 fancy facades we liked this week, By: Alexander Walter See the full list on the Archinect website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

ARCHDAILY features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse among “The Best Architecture Drawings of 2019”

24 December 2019 The Best Architecture Drawings of 2019, By: Fernanda Castro “The 2019 edition [of the list] sees a carefully-curated collection of architectural drawings with a wide variety of techniques and representations, all orientated towards a common goal of sharing architectural ideas, visions, and designs.” See the full list on the ArchDaily website. Image Credit: Oppenheim Architecture

DOMUS names Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse one of the “Top 10 Architecture Projects of 2019”

23 December 2019 Top 10 architecture projects of 2019, By: La redazione di Domus See the full list on the Domus website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

DETAIL – Shotcrete Mountains: Golf Clubhouse in Aqaba

14 November 2019 By: Jakob Schoof “In the Jordanian coastal city of Aqaba, located on the Red Sea, a huge, 44-km² holiday resort is currently being developed around an 18-hole golf course. For the clubhouse, the Oppenheim Architecture studio decided in favour of a geomorphic design of sprayed-concrete hills which echo the appearance of the nearby mountain ranges of the Jordanian desert.” Read the full article on the Detail website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

LUX EXPOSÉ – illa Bimini Resort & Residences is a new private oasis North of Bahamas

15 July 2019 “Scheduled to break ground August 2019, illa Bimini Resort & Residences will be one of the first world-class designed developments in Bimini. Designed by Island Developers, a leading Caribbean real estate development firm, globally recognized Oppenheim Architecture + Design and landscape architect Raymond Jungles, the beachfront eco-chic resort will feature 54 three- and four-bedrooms residential villas and a 49-key boutique hotel.” Read the full article on the Lux Exposé website. Image Credit: Oppenheim Architecture

CARIBBEAN JOURNAL – The Bahamas is getting a new hotel in Bimini

12 July 2019 By: Alexander Britell “A sleek new hotel is set to inject new energy into the Bimini archipelago of The Bahamas. It’s called illa Bimini, and the new project by Island Developers is slated to break ground in August. The beachfront ‘eco-chic’ residential hotel, which will be designed by renowned architect Chad Oppenheim’s Oppenheim Architecture + Design, will have a mix of 54 three and four-bedroom residential villas and a 49-key boutique hotel.“ Read the full article on […]

FORBES unveils illa Bimini Resort & Residences

11 July 2019 New Overwater Villa Resort And Residences To Debut In Bimini, By: Jim Dobson “Located just 48 miles off the coast of Miami, Bimini is the closest Bahamas island to the United States, with its two main islands, North Bimini Island and South Bimini Island surrounded by numerous cays. It is famous for its perfect white beaches, shipwrecks from prohibition days, and as the summer home of Ernest Hemingway. Now a new eco-designed resort is headed to Bimini […]

ELLE DECOR ITALIA – The golf club that speaks the language of the desert

24 June 2019 By: Chiara Pasini “The Ayla Golfclub stands on an area of ​​44 square kilometers and was born from the desire to interact with a deeply characterized and wild natural landscape. The Clubhouse designed by Oppenheim Architecture stands as a veritable oasis in the city of Aquaba, Jordan , surrounded by the 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman; the project includes residential buildings, hotels and commercial spaces as well as of course the Clubhouse and the Golf […]

BAUNETZ features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

18 June 2019 Golfing in the Jordanian desert sand “For the southern part of the country around Aqaba, the only Jordanian city with access to the sea, it is even the first golf course ever. Right on the border with Israel, between Eilat, its new airport recently opened, the Red Sea and the Jordanian desert is the 430-acre area. The Ayla Oasis Development Company is developing an area with sports facilities, beach club, harbor, hotel and commercial space, restaurants and […]