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INTERIOR DESIGN magazine names Emiliano Hotel “2017 Best of Year Winner”

08 January 2018 Emiliano Rio by Studio Arthur Casas and Oppenheim Architecture & Design: 2017 Best of Year Winner for Foreign Boutique Hotel, By: Paul Clemence “How can you compete with one of most exuberant beach views on the planet? That was the conundrum facing Interior Design Hall of Fame member Arthur Casas and architect Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] when they were working on a hotel at the famed Copacabana beach. Their answer came in the form of a scheme […]

REMODELISTA – A Wabi-Sabi Ski Chalet in Aspen, Colorado

29 December 2017 By: Julie Carlson “Chad Oppenheim of Miami firm Oppenheim Architecture took a 1971 Aspen ski chalet with period interiors (read: nightmare) and did the seemingly impossible: turned it into an of-the-moment eco-chic retreat with a distinctly Axel Vervoodt vibe. Located in the enclave of Red Mountain in Aspen, Colorado, the ski chalet is ‘an homage to the Japanese sensibility of wabi-sabi,’ according to Oppenheim. ‘The house is clad in reclaimed regional wood, stone, and steel, with the […]

THE INDEPENDENT – Inspiring Home of the Week: Bahamas getaway built on a sand dune

28 December 2017 By: Megan Townsend “Chad Oppenheim of Oppenheim Architecture has self-built a house which rests on a sand dune on Harbour Island, Bahamas. The home, created as a retreat for Oppenheim and his wife, is designed to interfere with nature as little as possible, seamlessly blending in to both the dune and the island’s tropical forests. Its location atop the dune provides impressive views of the north Atlantic. House on a Dune is two storeys and consists of a completely open central space that allows connectivity through the […]

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 […]