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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 […]

CHAD OPPENHEIM RECEIVES FELLOWSHIP STATUS FROM AIA

Chad Oppenheim, principal and lead designer at Oppenheim Architecture + Design, has been elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows of The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The fellowship program was developed to elevate architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their contribution to architecture and society on a national level. A […]

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 […]

NEW YORK POST – Weeks After Art Basel, 8 Ways Miami is Still Sizzling

You can call it a comeback. Over the past several years, the Miami real estate market has gone from serious lows (thousands of unsold condos, for example) to serious highs (the in-contract rooftop penthouse of the Faena House that will reportedly sell for a record $60 million). The new development side is also exciting; in Greater Downtown Miami alone, nearly 18,000 units across 70 towers have been proposed since 2011, according to CraneSpotters. Here’s what else is happening. Lauderdale luxe […]

WSJ – A Not-Yet-Built Home Near Miami to List for $36 Million

Construction hasn’t yet begun on an oceanfront spec house in Golden Beach, Fla., an affluent residential enclave about 30 minutes from downtown Miami. But the house does have a price: It is hitting the market for $36 million. It is a big number. A few months ago, an oceanfront home in Golden Beach set a record when it sold for $22.5 million. But that house was built in the early 2000s, while this one will be new construction, said Oren […]

NEW YORK POST – Inside The Home of Miami’s Hottest Luxe Condo Designer

The skies may be cloudy, but the vibe couldn’t be sunnier at Villa Allegra, the modernist Miami home of architect Chad Oppenheim and his young family. Ilona, Oppenheim’s Swiss-born wife, prepares homemade granola in the flower-filled kitchen while 6-year-old son Hendrix and 3-year-old daughter Liloo shriek with delight in the backyard. Despite looming rain, the kids teeter atop surfboards in the 60-foot swimming pool as towering coconut palms sway in a tropical breeze. “It’s hard to believe that you can […]