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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 […]

DOMUS – A building shaped by water in Muttenz

10 July 2019 By: Francesca Grillo “The purification plant by Oppenheim Architecture in Muttenz, Switzerland, is connected to nature and its most precious element, water. Muttenz Water Purification Plant is a project commissioned by the City of Muttenz with the aim of becoming a landmark for the Swiss location and the Basel area. The project focuses on an urgent issue, the availability of drinking water. In a continuous reference to this essential element, the building stands in the middle of […]

WATER & WASTES DIGEST features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

09 July 2019 From the ashes, By: Sara Myers “[Beat] Huesler[, Director of European Operations,] explained that he and his colleagues did not want to create an industrial building in the middle of the forest, something others had done before. ‘We want to have a building that speaks to the nature, and we also want to have an educational element in the building,’ Huesler said. ‘We want to send school classes there to educate them on how the drinking water […]

ELLE DECOR ITALIA – The golf club that speaks the language of the desert

24 June 2019 By: Chiara Pasini “The Ayla Golfclub stands on an area of ​​44 square kilometers and was born from the desire to interact with a deeply characterized and wild natural landscape. The Clubhouse designed by Oppenheim Architecture stands as a veritable oasis in the city of Aquaba, Jordan , surrounded by the 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman; the project includes residential buildings, hotels and commercial spaces as well as of course the Clubhouse and the Golf […]

AZURE – Muttenz Water Purification Plant receives two 2019 AZ Awards

21 June 2019 Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that its Muttenz Water Purification Plant project has received two Awards of Merit from Azure Magazine in the 2019 AZ Awards – one in the category of Architecture for the Best in Buildings Over 1,000 Square Metres and one in the category of Environmental Leadership. See the full list of 2019 AZ Award winners on the Azure website, or read the print article feature here. Photo Credit: Aaron Kohler

SCALE MAGAZINE features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

21 June 2019 In dialogue with nature “The City of Muttenz, Switzerland commissioned Oppenheim Architecture Europe to design the city’s new municipal water purification plant. The resulting building is an expressive form in its natural context, taking the shape of the functional interiors, aging while being in constant dialogue with the surrounding.” Read the full article on the Scale Magazine website. Photo Credit: Börje Müller

BAUNETZ features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

18 June 2019 Golfing in the Jordanian desert sand “For the southern part of the country around Aqaba, the only Jordanian city with access to the sea, it is even the first golf course ever. Right on the border with Israel, between Eilat, its new airport recently opened, the Red Sea and the Jordanian desert is the 430-acre area. The Ayla Oasis Development Company is developing an area with sports facilities, beach club, harbor, hotel and commercial space, restaurants and […]

FAST COMPANY – This gorgeous beach resort appears to disappear in the desert sand

17 June 2019 By: Katharine Schwab “Jordan is renowned for its history, food, and striking desert landscape. A new resort in the port city of Aqaba is taking the rolling dunes of the desert as its inspiration, as encapsulated by the curved roof of a gorgeous new clubhouse and golf center.” Read the full article on the Fast Company website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

SCALE MAGAZINE features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

15 June 2019 In harmony with the landscape “The architecture of Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse by Oppenheim Architecture takes inspiration from the natural dunes and mountains of the surrounding desert landscape of Jordan as well as the architectural heritage of the ancient Bedouin. The innovative and organic design of the building forms the iconic core of the Ayla Oasis mixed-use resort development. This building is designed by Chad Oppenheim and Beat Huesler of Oppenheim Architecture, an award-winning architecture, planning, […]