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DEZEEN features Muttenz Water Treatment Plant

27 January 2019 Oppenheim Architecture designs Swiss water-treatment plant to resemble a natural rock, By: Jon Astbury “Oppenheim Architecture has coated a water-treatment plant in Muttenz, Switzerland, in a mixture of stone and clay, to create a building reminiscent of a natural rock form eroded by flowing water. The architecture studio designed the building to elevate what would usually be a private building into a landmark for the nearby town that would draw visitors into educational gallery spaces. US- and […]

DESIGNBOOM features Muttenz Water Treatment Plant

17 January 2019 Oppenheim Architecture wraps Muttenz’s water treatment plant in an ever-changing facade, By: Sofia Lekka Angelopoulou “Designed as a new landmark for the Swiss town of Muttenz and the Basel area, Oppenheim Architecture‘s new municipal water purification plant ties organically into the natural setting. The building integrates technology, education and preservation as its main components, while its expressive architecture and choice of materials make for a timeless icon in the area.“ Read the full article on Designboom. Photo […]

Emiliano Hotel makes DEZEEN list of top 10 hotels of 2018

05 December 2018 Dezeen’s top 10 hotels of 2018, By: Dan Howarth “A pastel paradise in Ibiza, a converted convent in Tel Aviv and a mid-century motel in Malibu are among US editor Dan Howarth’s pick of the best hotels from the past year, as we continue our review of 2018. Emiliano Hotel, Brazil, by Oppenheim Architecture and Studio Arthur Casas Guests can look out over Rio de Janeiro’s famous Copacabana Beach while bathing in the rooftop swimming pool of […]

WORLD ARCHITECTURE COMMUNITY – “We Are Trying To Create Buildings That Are Silent And Also Powerful” Says Chad Oppenheim

29 November 2018 “The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has kicked off in its second day with a persuasive presentation by Chad Oppenheim, Principal, Oppenheim Architecture + Design on ‘The Spirit of Place’. Oppenheim’s lecture entitled ‘Spirit of Place’ has been described as ‘a poetic rumination on how architecture connects with the earth.’ Chad Oppenheim briefly discussed how boundaries can be blurred between nature and architecture, heightening our awareness of the beauty that surrounds us. . . . ‘We love to […]

CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE interviews Chad Oppenheim

05 November 2018 Spirit of Place: Architect Chad Oppenheim Talks Nature and Minimalism, By: Joann Plockova “From small beginnings in South Beach, Miami, Oppenheim Architecture has become one of the world’s most celebrated architecture firms. From striking private residences to desert resorts carved into the landscape, Chad Oppenheim’s work is guided by something he calls the ‘spirit of place,’ which is also the title of his recently released monograph. With nature often taking the starring role and minimalism playing support, the award-winning […]

ARCHDAILY – Oppenheim Architecture’s Vast Star Metal Project Begins Construction in Atlanta, Georgia

24 September 2018 By: Niall Patrick Walsh “Oppenheim Architecture has released an update of their proposed Star Metals development in Atlanta, Georgia. Spread over two schemes, the project seeks to ‘shift the paradigm of what’s possible for new urban environments’ through a 1.36 million-square-foot masterplan.” Read the full article on ArchDaily Rendering Credit: Luxigon

AZURE MAGAZINE features Miami Beach restaurant Forte dei Marmi

September 2018 A Miami Eatery Inspired by Breezy Italian Beach Culture, By: Mark Teo “For his latest venture in Florida, star chef Antonio Mellino wanted to try something different. Located in Miami Beach – a district best-known for, as Vogue put it, hotel restaurants, Pitbull and the omnipresent oontz-oontz blaring from car speakers – Forte dei Marmi is an attempt to transport diners to Italy’s balmy Amalfi Coast. To achieve this feat, Mellino leaned on two things: his cuisine, quite […]

THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION covers groundbreaking of Star Metals Residences in West Midtown

22 August 2018 Construction has begun on new apartments near Northside Tavern, By: Becca J. G. Godwin “A $130 million residential project is officially underway in West Midtown. Executives from The Allen Morris Company and Juneau Construction Company watched as an autographed, 3,000-pound wrecking ball smashed into an old hardware store during a groundbreaking ceremony for Star Metals Residences on Aug. 9. The 409-unit apartment rental building is part of the 4.75-acre Star Metals Atlanta mixed-use development, which will include […]

WORLD ARCHITECTURE COMMUNITY – Oppenheim Architecture Completes Ayla Golf Academy With Wavy Roofs In Deserted Landscape Of Jordan

30 July 2018 “Oppenheim Architecture has completed a new golf academy and clubhouse in a deserted landscape of Aqaba in Jordan, the building’s elegant wavy roofs invade the natural aura with its picturesque view and smoothly flowing curves as part of the natural landscape. . . . For these wavy and perfectly-shaped structure, the studio takes cues from the natural dunescapes and mountains of the surrounding desert and the vernacular ancient Bedouin traditions. Wavy structure is built a set of a massive […]

VENICE MAGAZINE profiles Oppenheim Architecture founder, Chad Oppenheim

Summer 2018 Young And Restless, By: Robin Hodes, Portrait by: Felipe Cuevas “Chad Oppenheim is scrolling nonchalantly through projects on his laptop, each image more mind-blowing than the next. The Miami Beach-based international architect, who’s about 25 years into a career legendary enough to rival those of the masters who precede him, could easily rest on his laurels… but doesn’t. His work is groundbreaking, transformative and, some have said, astounding. Large-scale urban architecture, luxury homes, hotels, resorts and master-planned communities—such as […]