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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

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 […]

WATER & WASTES DIGEST features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

09 July 2019 From the ashes, By: Sara Myers “[Beat] Huesler[, Director of European Operations,] explained that he and his colleagues did not want to create an industrial building in the middle of the forest, something others had done before. ‘We want to have a building that speaks to the nature, and we also want to have an educational element in the building,’ Huesler said. ‘We want to send school classes there to educate them on how the drinking water […]

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 […]

AZURE – Muttenz Water Purification Plant receives two 2019 AZ Awards

21 June 2019 Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that its Muttenz Water Purification Plant project has received two Awards of Merit from Azure Magazine in the 2019 AZ Awards – one in the category of Architecture for the Best in Buildings Over 1,000 Square Metres and one in the category of Environmental Leadership. See the full list of 2019 AZ Award winners on the Azure website, or read the print article feature here. Photo Credit: Aaron Kohler