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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 […]

ALEXA/NEW YORK POST features Oppenheim Architecture’s “Miami Modernist Masterpiece,” Bal Harbour House

SLINK OR SWIM, by David Kaufman, Photos by Frederic Pinet 30 November 2016 “Miami has been synonymous with modernism ever since architects like Morris Lapidus and L. Murray Dixon descended upon South Beach during the art deco era. Current-day Miami is home to numerous equally talented architects, including a handful — such as Bernardo Fort-Brescia, Kobi Karp and Rene Gonzalez — whom the Magic City can proudly call homegrown. Yet, as this stunning property suggests, few have a flair for blending modernism […]

Oppenheim Architecture awarded two AIA Miami Honor Awards of Excellence

28 October 2016 Oppenheim Architecture was awarded the AIA Miami Honor Award of Excellence for two projects (South Beach Penthouse for Interior Architecture and Bal Harbour House for Residential Architecture) at the Design Awards Gala on October 28th at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Chad Oppenheim (Principal), Timothy Archambault (Director of U.S. Operations) and Kevin McMorris (Studio Leader, Miami) are shown above accepting the Residential award.  

Catálogodiseño – Oppenheim Architecture construye un receptor del clima tropical de Miami Beach

30 August 2016 “El estudio internacional Oppenheim Architecture ha intervenido y ampliado una anodina casa ubicada en Miami Beach – en Florida, Estados Unidos – en la exuberante Villa Allegra, una vivienda de 836m2 que actúa como un ”receptor del clima tropical de Miami” según afirman los propios arquitectos. El proyecto agrega un nuevo nivel a la casa original y crea espacios interiores y semi-exteriores de gran escala que, aún cuando construyen un resguardo, están en íntima sintonía con la escala […]

House on a Dune showcased in 2016 WAN House of the Year Awards entries!

Oppenheim Architecture’s House on a Dune showcased among the 2016 WAN House of the Year Awards entries! Photo Credit: © DBOX

DEZEEN – Oppenheim Architecture adapts Miami Beach home for tropical living

21 August 2016 “Miami studio Oppenheim Architecture has overhauled a local house to allow residents to divide their time between indoors and out. The 9,000 square foot (836 square metres) Villa Allegra was adapted from a “nondescript, one-story home” according to the architects.“ Read the article – Dezeen Magazine  

INTERIOR DESIGN – “Oppenheim Architecture Adapts Historic Swiss Farmhouse For Muttenz Office”

3 June 2016 “It’s the dream of all workers worldwide. For Beat Huesler, Oppenheim Architecture’s director of European operations, it’s a reality. The firm has bought a historic five-story farmhouse in Muttenz, Switzerland, restoring and converting it to two floors of office space for the OA staff of 15 and two separate-entry apartments. Throughout, original pine floors were sanded and varnished, plaster walls painted a crisp white and fitted with radiant heating, and new window openings punched out of the stone […]

ARQUITECTURA y DISEÑO – Escalera de luz

By Ana Basualdo Photos by Karen Fuchs May 2016 En las Bahamas encontramos esta casa de Oppenheim Architecture que transmite total libertad. Las habitaciones giran alrededor de un gran espacio central donde la luz y el aire circulan a su antojo. Es imponente y a la vez confortable, primitiva e innovadora, informal y elegante, salvaje y refinada esta construcción situada en una de las islas Bahamas, al borde de las playas y la plataforma marina que más suspiros de deseo inspira […]

Wallpaper* – Double Vision

A Miami home blurs the boundaries between urban and wilderness living by Bill Kearney photography by Kris Tamburello When Shlomy Alexander and his son Oren bought the last vacant lot in Bal Harbour, an exclusive neighborhood just north of Miami Beach, in 2012, they knew they wanted to create something that was both spectacular and comfortable. The site was unique in that it appears to bridge two worlds – the front faces some of the most prized real estate in the United States, while the back looks […]

PROPERTY REPORT – Inside Starchitect Oppenheim’s Miami Hideout

By Richard Allan Aquino Photos by Laziz Hamani and Eric Laignel (Villa Allegra); Karen Fuchs (Oppenheim family) April 2016 “After years of undertaking projects around the globe, acclaimed architect Chad Oppenheim fell in love with Miami and built an Italian-influenced base for his family. Many designers have created beautiful houses, but not everyone can say that they built a happy home. One who certainly has is Chad Oppenheim, whose Miami bolthole, entitled Villa Allegra, is the epitome of domestic paradise. Oppenheim hasn’t always been […]