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DESIGNBOOM features the newest Emiliano Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

12 January 2018 Studio Arthur Casas and Oppenheim Architecture open Emiliano Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, By: Juliana Neira “Having enjoyed success in São Paulo, the Emiliano Hotel brand has opened a new location on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach. Designed by Studio Arthur Casas with an initial project conception co-authored by American architect Chad Oppenheim, [Principal and Founder of Oppenheim Architecture,] the hotel places an emphasis on natural light and takes advantage of its setting to offer sweeping coastal […]

Chad Oppenheim to lecture on “Spirit of Place” at Florida International University

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INTERIOR DESIGN magazine names Emiliano Hotel “2017 Best of Year Winner”

08 January 2018 Emiliano Rio by Studio Arthur Casas and Oppenheim Architecture & Design: 2017 Best of Year Winner for Foreign Boutique Hotel, By: Paul Clemence “How can you compete with one of most exuberant beach views on the planet? That was the conundrum facing Interior Design Hall of Fame member Arthur Casas and architect Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] when they were working on a hotel at the famed Copacabana beach. Their answer came in the form of a scheme […]

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 […]

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 […]