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First Look at “Spirit of Place” by Oppenheim Architecture

Oppenheim Architecture is thrilled to release the official book trailer for our upcoming title, Spirit of Place. Tra Publishing crafted a beautiful book that captures the spirit of our work. The unique format and more than 500 strikingly beautiful images transport the reader into the world that our studio crafts, celebrating our belief that “form follows feeling.”  Pre-release copies are available at Trapublishing.com.  All proceeds from the book will be donated to Oceana.org, an organization striving to protect the world’s oceans.

Oppenheim Architecture’s Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse project wins Best Leisure Architecture Arabia at International Property Awards

04 December 2017 Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that our Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse project was named a regional category winner for Best Leisure Architecture Arabia at the 2017 International Property Awards. The winners were announced at an award ceremony held on December 4, 2017 at the Savoy Hotel in London, England. Rasem Kamal (pictured in slideshow above), Designer from Oppenheim’s Basel studio, was honored to accept the award on behalf of the firm. One of the industry’s […]

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 […]

Oppenheim Architecture receives 2017 AIA Miami Honor Award for GLF Headquarters

27 October 2017 Oppenheim Architecture is thrilled to announce that our GLF Headquarters project was awarded the AIA Miami Honor Award of Excellence in the category of “Architecture Less Than 50,000 SF.” The awards were announced at the Design Awards Gala on October 27th at the Olympia Theater in Downtown Miami. Transparency and simplicity are key elements in this office complex, situated near the Miami River. The idea was to create an upscale office environment with large floor plates that […]

Chad Oppenheim to speak at AIA Orlando Fall Lecture at Rollins College

The Oppenheim Architecture Founder and Principal will be hosted by the Orlando chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for its Fall Lecture in Winter Park, Florida. Chad Oppenheim, FAIA, will be presenting alongside another prominent Florida Architect, Guy Peterson, FAIA, to “explore contrasting philosophies and methodologies in Florida modern coastal architecture.” 26 October 2017  |  6:00-8:00 PM  |  Rollins College See full event and ticket details at AIAOrlando.com

Oppenheim Architecture’s Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse project wins prestigious Arabian Property Award

Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that our Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse project was named an Arabian Property Award winner at the 2017 Africa & Arabia Property Awards in the category of Leisure Architecture and also received the Five Stars Award for Best Leisure Architecture Jordan. The award ceremony was held on September 7, 2017 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai. One of the industry’s most prestigious and widely recognized honors, the Africa & Arabia Property Awards celebrate […]

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. . . . […]