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DEZEEN – Oppenheim Architecture founder’s Bahamas holiday home perches on a sandy dune

02 December 2017 By: Eleanor Gibson “Architect Chad Oppenheim has built himself a getaway on a secluded three-mile-long island in the Bahamas, featuring a living room that extends onto a deck overlooking the water. The architect led his Miami-based firm Oppenheim Architecture on the design of the retreat for himself and his wife Ilona. It is located on the tiny Harbour Island, just off the northern tip of the Bahamas’ larger Eleuthera Island. The two-storey residence perches atop a sand […]

THE REAL DEAL – Thor starts construction on Wynwood Walk

07 November 2017 By: Ina Cordle “Thor Equities is beginning construction on its planned retail and restaurant development Wynwood Walk, after securing construction financing . . . Thor plans to build a new-two story building with 20,400 square feet of commercial space and renovate three existing warehouses with another 36,884 square feet of commercial space on the property it owns between Northwest 28th Street, Northwest Second Avenue and Northwest 29th Street. When completed, Wynwood Walk, designed by Oppenheim Architecture, will […]

ROBB REPORT UK features Bal Harbour House in “Rise of the Super House”

By: Alex Bagner, Photos: Karen Fuchs Issue 6 “ . . . This is superhouse living, as envisaged by Miami-based architect Chad Oppenheim, [Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] who creates what have been described as ‘unapologetically extraordinary’ properties, including the LA home of Transformers director Michael Bay and projects for Pharrell Williams. Known for blending modernism with monumentalism and a sensitivity to the way design sits within the natural world, Oppenheim speaks of ‘design solutions to enhance life’. In […]

SINGAPORE TATLER HOMES goes back to nature with feature article on Oppenheim Architecture’s minimalistic beach bungalow, House on a Dune

Blank Canvas, By: Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle April/May 2017 “Nicknamed “House on a Dune”, Miami-based architect[, and Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] Chad Oppenheim’s postcard-perfect beach bungalow on pink-sand paradise Harbour Island in the Bahamas features breathtaking views of the Atlantic edge of the Great Bahamas bank. Intended to reconnect its occupants with nature, the two-storey, five-bedroom and five-bathroom waterfront private residence was built in such a way so as to erase the boundaries between inside and outside. . . . […]

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 […]

MODERN LUXURY INTERIORS SOUTH FLORIDA Profiles “Nondesign” of Oppenheim Architecture’s Forte dei Marmi Restaurant

Transporting Tuscany, By Shayne Benowitz Spring 2017 “Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] has designed everything from homes in Miami and Los Angeles to resorts in Costa Rica. But the 120-seat Forte dei Marmi, housed inside a 1938 Mediterranean villa in the South of Fifth neighborhood, represents Oppenheim’s first restaurant commission. . . . As with every project, Oppenheim adhered to his guiding principle that form follows feeling. ‘It’s not really about what it looks like, but how […]

ELEVATE Magazine features Oppenheim Architecture’s “Biophilic Eden”, Bal Harbour House

Bal Harbour’s Biophilic Eden Spring Issue 2017 “On a den between a bantam lagoon of mangroves that stretches out over Oleta River State Park and meets Biscayne Bay, the amalgamation of [Chad] Oppenheim‘s architectural preeminence and master developer Shlomy Alexander’s nature-provoked ideology in the newly designed residence of 252 Bal Bay Drive is the rare treasure that ramifies itself off from other developments in the prized Miami Beach neighborhood. The bountifulness of lush vegetation serenades the property, just as Chad’s […]

COLORADO HOMES & LIFESTYLES features Oppenheim Architecture’s “Rustic and Unassuming” Aspen Ski Chalet, La Muna

A Cookbook Author’s Aspen Home, By Rebecca Gart 28 March 2017 “. . . Much like her cooking philosophy, the [Oppenheim] family’s home, a 1971 wooden barn-house renovated in 2012 by Ilona [Oppenheim]’s husband, Miami architect Chad Oppenheim, [Principal and Founder of Oppenheim Architecture], is rustic and unassuming. The 3,300-square-foot, five-story structure consists of reclaimed barnwood, local stone, and large-scale windows opening up to Red Mountain, where the house sits on a ridge alongside a bubbling mountain stream. The house views […]

Oppenheim Architecture’s Net Metropolis project celebrated as a symbol of developer’s commitment to green development practices in Philippine Daily Inquirer article

Going green also means tapping clean energy sources, by Philippine Daily Inquirer 18 February 2017 “ . . . [Co-president of The Net Group (TNG), Ramon D.]Rufino . . . pointed out that TNG’s commitment to become sustainable does not stop at using renewable energy. He noted that TNG integrated the green philosophy into all aspects of property development, from design to construction to management. TNG tapped international architect Chad Oppenheim, [Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] known for sustainable building designs, […]