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FORBES – Architect Chad Oppenheim designs a waterfront beach house set into a dune in the Bahamas

01 August 2019 By: Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle “Miami-based architect Chad Oppenheim’s postcard-perfect, 5,000-sqft beach bungalow on pink-sand paradise Harbour Island in the Bahamas blends seamlessly into its surroundings and features breathtaking views of the Atlantic edge of the Great Bahamas bank. Intended to reconnect its occupants with nature, the two-story, five-bedroom and five-bathroom waterfront private residence was built in such a way so as to erase the boundaries between inside and outside to bring about a greater awareness of the elements.” […]

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 […]

SURFACE MAGAZINE – Oppenheim Architecture’s Miami Structure is Postcard-Perfect New Age Brutalism

14 March 2019 By: Lainey Sidell “Brutalism can be beautiful. Though the aesthetic is a divisive one, Oppenheim Architecture has recontextualized the movement beyond its wartime origins with the introduction of its newest structure: GLF Construction Corporation’s new Miami headquarters.” Read the full article on the Surface Magazine website, or read the feature in the May/June 2019 issue of Surface here. Photo Credit: Karen Fuchs

La Muna named among THE SPACES top properties of the week

23 February 2019 Our top properties of the week, By: Kylie McDowell “Chad Oppenheim overhauled this mountain chalet in Aspen’s Red Mountain community following Japanese principals of wabi-sabi. Its charred exterior gives way to modern interiors with a zen, earthy colour palette and massive fireplaces.” Read more on The Spaces website. Photo Credit: Laziz Hamani

  • Chad Oppenheim (right) being presented with the 2018 National Design Award by GoPro Founder and CEO Nick Woodman (left) | Photo: Scott Rudd Associates
  • Chad Oppenheim at the 2018 National Design Awards Gala at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City | Photo: Madison Voelkel/BFA.com
  • Chad Oppenheim (far right) at the 2018 National Design Awards Winners' Salon at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City on October 17, 2018 | Photo: Scott Rudd Photography

Oppenheim Architecture receives 2018 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award

18 October 2018 “Great designers can tear holes into the normalcy that surrounds us and present us with unique and engaging experiences that inspire us, that excite us, and that, ultimately, wow us, and, in my own personal time with Chad Oppenheim and his team at Oppenheim Architecture + Design, they have shown me that they are masters at tearing up normalcy and harnessing the power of wow to make our world a far more interesting place to live in.” […]

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 […]

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 […]

MODERN LUXURY explores “Mountain Moments” at La Muna

02 July 2018 Mountain Moments, By: Linda Hayes “Architect Chad Oppenheim gets a kick out of the fact that visitors to his Red Mountain home sometimes have to search for the unassuming front door, not to mention for the home itself, which is invisible from the road and accessed by descending a set of simple wood stairs. ‘For me, it’s about the experience,’ he says.  ‘A house should disappear into the setting. It’s not really about how it looks, but […]