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Category : Private Homes

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 […]

Three Oppenheim Architecture Projects Selected as Finalists for World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2017 Awards

Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that three of its designs have been selected among the top project entries in their respective categories for The 10th Annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards. Muttenz Water Purification Plant in Muttenz, Switzerland was selected as a finalist in the “Production, Energy And Recycling – Completed Buildings” category, GLF Headquarters in Miami, Florida was selected in the “Office – Completed Buildings” category, and Bridge House in Aspen, Colorado was selected in the “House – […]

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. . . . […]

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 […]

Oppenheim Architecture Receives Two 2017 Architizer A+ Awards

Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that two of its designs have been named Jury Winners in their respective categories for The 5th Annual Architizer A+ Awards. Bridge House in Aspen, Colorado won the Unbuilt – Private House (L >3000 sq ft) category, and Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse in Aqaba, Jordan won the Unbuilt Sports & Recreation category. In addition to being selected as Jury Winner, Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse also received a Special Mention in recognition of […]

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 […]

Two Oppenheim Architecture Designs Selected as Finalists for the Architizer A+ Awards

Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that two of its designs have been selected among the top five project entries in their respective categories for The 5th Annual Architizer A+ Awards. Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse in Aqaba, Jordan was selected as a finalist in the Unbuilt Sports & Recreation category, and Bridge House in Aspen Colorado was selected as a finalist in the Unbuilt – Private House (L >3000 sq ft) category. VOTING IS NOW OPEN FOR  THE ARCHITIZER […]