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Category : Oppenheim Architecture Europe

BAUNETZ WISSEN features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

February 2020 Organically Shaped Concrete Shell As If It Were Growing Out Of The Ground “In an area that is characterized by desert and barren landscapes, a golf course looks like a place from another world. . . . The contrast to the stony-sandy Arava desert and the surrounding mountain landscape could not be greater. Two organically shaped structures on the golf course designed by Oppenheim Architecture nevertheless refer to the surrounding nature with their design and seem to incorporate […]

ARTECASALUGANO names Muttenz Water Purification Plant winner of the Swiss Prize for Sustainable Architecture

February 2020 Oppenheim Architecture is honored to have been selected by artecasalugano and award sponsor Raiffeisen as the recipient of the Swiss Prize for Sustainable Architecture for our work on the Muttenz Water Purification Plant. As defined on the artecasalugano website, the purpose of this award is to “encourage and support positive relationships between architecture, the environment and society[.] . . . Aimed at Swiss architects and design firms, the competition [highlights] the most advanced development projects, evaluating the reduction […]

ARCHDAILY – Chad Oppenheim on Ayla Golf Club and his Influencers

31 January 2020 By: Can Ziyal “In this interview with Can Ziyal, Chad Oppenheim, founder of Oppenheim Architecture + Design, talks about architecture, their projects, his way of thinking on how to approach and solve problems, and his fascination with nature and its purity.” Read the full interview on the ArchDaily website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

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

Muttenz Water Purification Plant featured on the cover of SPACE MAGAZINE

July 2019 Water space that harmonizes with nature, By: Choi Eunhwa “It was very difficult to derive a form from the context. We looked at what elements could drive the shape. When we approached the brief, it was just a simple box with a height defined by the tallest element inside, the silo. We questioned that box. Part of that box was also to be a visitors’ centre – a typically dull, climate-controlled space in the building that could hold […]

DOMUS – A building shaped by water in Muttenz

10 July 2019 By: Francesca Grillo “The purification plant by Oppenheim Architecture in Muttenz, Switzerland, is connected to nature and its most precious element, water. Muttenz Water Purification Plant is a project commissioned by the City of Muttenz with the aim of becoming a landmark for the Swiss location and the Basel area. The project focuses on an urgent issue, the availability of drinking water. In a continuous reference to this essential element, the building stands in the middle of […]