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FORBES – Architect Chad Oppenheim designs a waterfront beach house set into a dune in the Bahamas

01 August 2019 By: Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle “Miami-based architect Chad Oppenheim’s postcard-perfect, 5,000-sqft beach bungalow on pink-sand paradise Harbour Island in the Bahamas blends seamlessly into its surroundings and features breathtaking views of the Atlantic edge of the Great Bahamas bank. Intended to reconnect its occupants with nature, the two-story, five-bedroom and five-bathroom waterfront private residence was built in such a way so as to erase the boundaries between inside and outside to bring about a greater awareness of the elements.” […]

LUX EXPOSÉ – illa Bimini Resort & Residences is a new private oasis North of Bahamas

15 July 2019 “Scheduled to break ground August 2019, illa Bimini Resort & Residences will be one of the first world-class designed developments in Bimini. Designed by Island Developers, a leading Caribbean real estate development firm, globally recognized Oppenheim Architecture + Design and landscape architect Raymond Jungles, the beachfront eco-chic resort will feature 54 three- and four-bedrooms residential villas and a 49-key boutique hotel.” Read the full article on the Lux Exposé website. Image Credit: Oppenheim Architecture

CARIBBEAN JOURNAL – The Bahamas is getting a new hotel in Bimini

12 July 2019 By: Alexander Britell “A sleek new hotel is set to inject new energy into the Bimini archipelago of The Bahamas. It’s called illa Bimini, and the new project by Island Developers is slated to break ground in August. The beachfront ‘eco-chic’ residential hotel, which will be designed by renowned architect Chad Oppenheim’s Oppenheim Architecture + Design, will have a mix of 54 three and four-bedroom residential villas and a 49-key boutique hotel.“ Read the full article on […]

FORBES unveils illa Bimini Resort & Residences

11 July 2019 New Overwater Villa Resort And Residences To Debut In Bimini, By: Jim Dobson “Located just 48 miles off the coast of Miami, Bimini is the closest Bahamas island to the United States, with its two main islands, North Bimini Island and South Bimini Island surrounded by numerous cays. It is famous for its perfect white beaches, shipwrecks from prohibition days, and as the summer home of Ernest Hemingway. Now a new eco-designed resort is headed to Bimini […]

La Muna named among THE SPACES top properties of the week

23 February 2019 Our top properties of the week, By: Kylie McDowell “Chad Oppenheim overhauled this mountain chalet in Aspen’s Red Mountain community following Japanese principals of wabi-sabi. Its charred exterior gives way to modern interiors with a zen, earthy colour palette and massive fireplaces.” Read more on The Spaces website. Photo Credit: Laziz Hamani

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]