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HOSPITALITY DESIGN interviews Oppenheim Architecture founder, Chad Oppenheim

March/April 2019 Back Space Going Green with Chad Oppenheim “At the studio, we have a deep love and fascination with nature. We want to make sure we do everything to protect and celebrate it.” – Chad Oppenheim Read the Hospitality Design article PDF

ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

09 April 2019 Oppenheim Architecture completes Muttenz Water Purification Plant “The City of Muttenz, Switzerland, commissioned Oppenheim Architecture Europe to design the city’s new municipal water purification plant. The plant is a model of sustainability and extremely sensitive to its contrasting setting near the Rhine riverfront. Nestled between the protected forest and the nearby industrial parks, the project also holds an exhibition and educational area that explains the complex purification process. The function of the drinking water treatment plant is […]

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST RUSSIA features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

09 April 2019 Cliff Water Treatment Plant in Switzerland, By: Ekaterina Karpukhina “Previously, industrial facilities tried to build away from the city center: massive buildings were hidden in industrial areas, behind high fences. But times are changing . . . Oppenheim Architecture . . . made an architectural piece of art out of a municipal drinking water treatment plant. The plant was located between a protected forest and parks, so the architects decided to build a building resembling a rock […]

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

29 March 2019 By: Andrew Ayers “‘This project started with a disaster,’ says Beat Huesler, head of Oppenheim Architecture’s Swiss office, about the boulder-like 20,000-square-foot water-treatment plant his firm recently completed in Muttenz, a municipality bordering Basel on the River Rhine. He’s referring to the 1986 Sandoz agrochemical fire, which caused tons of pollutants to enter the river—the principal source of drinking water for half a million people. The political fallout eventually resulted in Muttenz’s separating its water system from […]

SURFACE MAGAZINE – Oppenheim Architecture’s Miami Structure is Postcard-Perfect New Age Brutalism

14 March 2019 By: Lainey Sidell “Brutalism can be beautiful. Though the aesthetic is a divisive one, Oppenheim Architecture has recontextualized the movement beyond its wartime origins with the introduction of its newest structure: GLF Construction Corporation’s new Miami headquarters.” Read the full article on the Surface Magazine website, or read the feature in the May/June 2019 issue of Surface here. Photo Credit: Karen Fuchs

WALLPAPER* – Oppenheim Architecture designs a Swiss water purification plant with a twist

08 March 2019 By: Ellie Stathaki “The Swiss municipality of Muttenz now has a water purification plant with a twist. Far from the traditional industrial facility that remains off-limits to the members of the public, this innovative treatment centre is a truly interactive experience, and open to all by appointment – and who could resist taking an informative tour of how a modern facility of its kind works? Combining technology, education and preservation, the building, designed by Miami-based Oppenheim Architecture, […]

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

ARCHINECT uncovers how to get a job at Oppenheim Architecture

14 February 2019 Want to Land that Interview? It All Comes Down to the Portfolio, says Leadership at Miami-based Oppenheim Architecture, By: Mackenzie Goldberg & Justine Testado “Since it’s founding almost twenty years ago, Oppenheim Architecture has grown into an award-winning firm with a diverse array of projects spanning over 25 countries. Headquartered in Miami—with additional offices in New York and Switzerland—the firm has done so through promoting and supporting the professional and personal development of its talented staff that […]

ARCHDAILY features Oppenheim Architecture’s Spirit of Place

3 February 2019 “Oppenheim Architecture’s Spirit of Place is a poetic rumination on how architecture connects with the earth. This first published monograph of the work of Chad Oppenheim and his studio takes the reader to a world where boundaries are blurred between nature and architecture, heightening our awareness of the beauty that surrounds us. Through passion and sensitivity towards man and nature, Oppenheim creates monumental yet silent work that invokes a site’s inherent power.” Visit the ArchDaily website for […]

DEZEEN features Muttenz Water Treatment Plant

27 January 2019 Oppenheim Architecture designs Swiss water-treatment plant to resemble a natural rock, By: Jon Astbury “Oppenheim Architecture has coated a water-treatment plant in Muttenz, Switzerland, in a mixture of stone and clay, to create a building reminiscent of a natural rock form eroded by flowing water. The architecture studio designed the building to elevate what would usually be a private building into a landmark for the nearby town that would draw visitors into educational gallery spaces. US- and […]