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Oppenheim Architecture to teach this Fall at Cornell University College of Architecture, Art & Planning

Oppenheim Architecture staff from the firm’s Miami and Basel offices, including Chad Oppenheim, Beat Huesler and Tom McKeogh, will lead a studio entitled “(Co)Exist” this Fall at Cornell University College of Architecture, Art & Planning. Oppenheim and Huesler return to the school’s Ithaca, New York campus as esteemed alumni to teach this course that addresses man’s increasingly adversarial and unsustainable relationship with the natural world. The studio looks to disrupt established and contemporary structures, hierarchies, and systems. As the number […]

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

29 March 2019 By: Andrew Ayers “‘This project started with a disaster,’ says Beat Huesler, head of Oppenheim Architecture’s Swiss office, about the boulder-like 20,000-square-foot water-treatment plant his firm recently completed in Muttenz, a municipality bordering Basel on the River Rhine. He’s referring to the 1986 Sandoz agrochemical fire, which caused tons of pollutants to enter the river—the principal source of drinking water for half a million people. The political fallout eventually resulted in Muttenz’s separating its water system from […]

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

ARCHINECT uncovers how to get a job at Oppenheim Architecture

14 February 2019 Want to Land that Interview? It All Comes Down to the Portfolio, says Leadership at Miami-based Oppenheim Architecture, By: Mackenzie Goldberg & Justine Testado “Since it’s founding almost twenty years ago, Oppenheim Architecture has grown into an award-winning firm with a diverse array of projects spanning over 25 countries. Headquartered in Miami—with additional offices in New York and Switzerland—the firm has done so through promoting and supporting the professional and personal development of its talented staff that […]

  • 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.” […]

Oppenheim Architecture’s Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse project wins Best Leisure Architecture Arabia at International Property Awards

04 December 2017 Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that our Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse project was named a regional category winner for Best Leisure Architecture Arabia at the 2017 International Property Awards. The winners were announced at an award ceremony held on December 4, 2017 at the Savoy Hotel in London, England. Rasem Kamal (pictured in slideshow above), Designer from Oppenheim’s Basel studio, was honored to accept the award on behalf of the firm. One of the industry’s […]

Chad Oppenheim to speak at AIA Orlando Fall Lecture at Rollins College

The Oppenheim Architecture Founder and Principal will be hosted by the Orlando chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for its Fall Lecture in Winter Park, Florida. Chad Oppenheim, FAIA, will be presenting alongside another prominent Florida Architect, Guy Peterson, FAIA, to “explore contrasting philosophies and methodologies in Florida modern coastal architecture.” 26 October 2017  |  6:00-8:00 PM  |  Rollins College See full event and ticket details at AIAOrlando.com

Oppenheim Architecture’s award-winning Ayla Golf Resort Comfort Stations project showcased in SHOTCRETE MAGAZINE

Recognized with “Honorable Mention” by the American Shotcrete Association (ASA) for the ASA Twelfth Annual Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards, the award-winning Ayla Golf Resort Comfort Stations project in Aqaba, Jordan was showcased in the Winter 2017 issue of Shotcrete Magazine, which was dedicated to highlighting the honoree projects. The project’s design is described in an article penned by Oppenheim Architecture’s own Beat Huesler, Director of European Operations, who presented the project and accepted the award on behalf of the firm […]

GLOBAL CITIZEN features Oppenheim Architecture Founder, Chad Oppenheim, and his approach to creating “timeless” architecture

Design of the Times, By Ryan Young April 17, 2017 “Chad Oppenheim has only been speaking for 30 seconds but the celebrity names are already coming thick and fast. There is the singer Robin Thicke, who was shooting a music video at Oppenheim’s Miami home a day earlier, Nicki Minaj, the guest rapper who never showed up to the shoot and Elle Macpherson, the model who posed for Harper’s Bazaar at House on a Dune, an idyllic, sunkissed private home […]

ARCHITIZER – Oppenheim Architecture partners with Microsoft to explore the latest innovation in design technology

Courtesy of Microsoft / Architizer, video by SandenWolff   20 September 2016 The Architects’ Laptop: Oppenheim Architecture’s Ode to Engineers Transforms From Concept to Construction in Miami By Paul Keskeys “The urban myth that architects and engineers are perpetually warring with each other has been debunked time and again by incredible collaborations between the professions, but this harmony has been taken to another level for Oppenheim Architecture’s GLF Headquarters, recently completed on the bank of the Miami River. In this case, engineers […]