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THE REAL DEAL – Oppenheim Architecture’s “Spirit of Place” explores new terrain for design

18 July 2018 By: Kathryn Brenzel “Not every architect would choose to express his work through a haiku about dunes. But Oppenheim Architecture’s new book ‘Spirit of Place’ does just that — along with 17-syllable meditations on the desert, sea, peninsulas, canyons, rivers and streams. ‘I really appreciated the simplicity and elegance of reducing things down to their essence,’ Chad Oppenheim, principal of his eponymous firm, told The Real Deal. ‘The haiku is saying more with less.’ This is a […]

THE BIG BUBBLE MIAMI – Miami Architect Chad Oppenheim’s New Book Celebrates His Ideas About Minimalism

18 July 2018 By: Sean McCaughan “Miami-based architect Chad Oppenheim has designed work around the world. Oppenheim’s new book portrays his work as minimalist to the extreme. . . . It is a level of minimalist luxury that celebrates the place almost to the reduction of the building itself. Oppenheim’s works are like mirrors. They would disappear into the landscape if it were not for his use of long, straight lines that often makes the building stand out against it.” […]

MODERN LUXURY explores “Mountain Moments” at La Muna

02 July 2018 Mountain Moments, By: Linda Hayes “Architect Chad Oppenheim gets a kick out of the fact that visitors to his Red Mountain home sometimes have to search for the unassuming front door, not to mention for the home itself, which is invisible from the road and accessed by descending a set of simple wood stairs. ‘For me, it’s about the experience,’ he says.  ‘A house should disappear into the setting. It’s not really about how it looks, but […]

SURFACE MAGAZINE – This Awesome, Undulating Golf Clubhouse Makes Waves in the Architecture World

07 May 2018 By: Janine Stankus “Oppenheim Architecture created a sprawling clubhouse for a Greg Norman–designed golf course in Jordan that elicits the spirit of an ancient Arabian port city. Situated in the desert foothills, a lush mountain range that circles the sapphire gulf of the Red Sea, the Ayla Golf Academy and Clubhouse rises as an to homage the ancient city of Aqaba, Jordan, which has been inhabited since 4,000 B.C.“ Read the full article in Surface Magazine Photo […]

DEZEEN features GLF Headquarters

03 May 2018 Oppenheim Architecture completes concrete GLF Headquarters along Miami riverwalk, By: Bridget Cogley “Miami-based Oppenheim Architecture and Design has built offices in the city for an Italian construction company, with rectangular concrete volumes offset from one other and covered balconies extending from the units. Spanning 20,000 square feet (6,100 square metres), the new GLF Headquarters was designed by the local firm for a site along the Miami River. Comprising four storeys, the office building is lifted off the […]

THE HARDT features Kirchplatz Office & Residence

03 May 2018 Located in Muttenz, Switzerland, Kirchplatz Office + Residence (2012) by Oppenheim Architecture + Design | The Hardt, By: Asher Hardt “Located in Muttenz, Switzerland, Kirchplatz Office + Residence (2012) by my dear friend Chad Oppenheim of Oppenheim Architecture + Design. The design of this adaptive re-use project was born initially out of a design competition initiated by the City of Muttenz/Basel. The design was based on the renovation of a historic farmhouse situated within the historic central core […]

DESIGNBOOM features GLF Headquarters

21 April 2018 This industrial headquarters by Oppenheim Architecture sits on the banks of the Miami River, By: Rob Reuland “Oppenheim Architecture designed this office complex comprised of overlapping concrete boxes along the banks of the Miami River. . . . The design team at Oppenheim Architecture claims they were inspired by the simple geometry of shipping containers, which are not an uncommon sight along the river. While there have been many buildings made out of shipping containers, there are few […]

Emiliano Hotel lands the cover of ARCHITECTURAL RECORD’s April issue

The Emiliano Hotel in Rio, designed by Oppenheim Architecture and Studio Arthur Casas, is the cover feature of the April 2018 issue of Architectural Record. “When Brazilian hotelier Gustavo Filgueiras, CEO of São Paulo’s luxurious Emiliano hotel, and his family-owned company secured the opportunity to build on one of the last vacant lots along Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Copacabana, they knew the property came with a responsibility to uphold the illustrious design pedigree of the beachfront (or orla in colloquial […]

DESIGN MILK features the Emiliano Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

21 March 2018 This Modern Hotel in Brazil Has an Unusual Window Treatment, By: Vy Tran “If you’re traveling to Rio de Janeiro, chances are you’ve already carved out some beach time into the itinerary. With Rio’s lush landscape, it’s impossible to grow tired of the beach-side views even after you’ve spent morning, afternoon and night down at the Copacabana Beach. At the Emiliano Hotel, you don’t have to give up those views once you check in. Designed by Chad […]

ELLE DECOR ITALIA – The most beautiful infinity pool in Copacabana is here

26 January 2018 By: Paola Testoni “The Hotel Emiliano arrives in Rio de Janeiro and, like that of São Paulo in Brazil, bears the signature of Studio Arthur Casas with the cooperation of the American architect Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] for what concerns the preliminary structure of the project. The contemporary architecture of the building, located in front of the Copacabana beach, favors natural light, but above all enhances the view to connect its guests to the wonderful city. To accentuate this link with […]