MODERN LUXURY INTERIORS SOUTH FLORIDA Profiles “Nondesign” of Oppenheim Architecture’s Forte dei Marmi Restaurant

Transporting Tuscany, By Shayne Benowitz Spring 2017 “Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] has designed everything from homes in Miami and Los Angeles to resorts in Costa Rica. But the 120-seat Forte dei Marmi, housed inside a 1938 Mediterranean villa in the South of Fifth neighborhood, represents Oppenheim’s first restaurant commission. . . . As with every project, Oppenheim adhered to his guiding principle that form follows feeling. ‘It’s not really about what it looks like, but how […]

ELEVATE Magazine features Oppenheim Architecture’s “Biophilic Eden”, Bal Harbour House

Bal Harbour’s Biophilic Eden Spring Issue 2017 “On a den between a bantam lagoon of mangroves that stretches out over Oleta River State Park and meets Biscayne Bay, the amalgamation of [Chad] Oppenheim‘s architectural preeminence and master developer Shlomy Alexander’s nature-provoked ideology in the newly designed residence of 252 Bal Bay Drive is the rare treasure that ramifies itself off from other developments in the prized Miami Beach neighborhood. The bountifulness of lush vegetation serenades the property, just as Chad’s […]

Oppenheim Architecture Receives Two 2017 Architizer A+ Awards

Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that two of its designs have been named Jury Winners in their respective categories for The 5th Annual Architizer A+ Awards. Bridge House in Aspen, Colorado won the Unbuilt – Private House (L >3000 sq ft) category, and Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse in Aqaba, Jordan won the Unbuilt Sports & Recreation category. In addition to being selected as Jury Winner, Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse also received a Special Mention in recognition of […]

COLORADO HOMES & LIFESTYLES features Oppenheim Architecture’s “Rustic and Unassuming” Aspen Ski Chalet, La Muna

A Cookbook Author’s Aspen Home, By Rebecca Gart 28 March 2017 “. . . Much like her cooking philosophy, the [Oppenheim] family’s home, a 1971 wooden barn-house renovated in 2012 by Ilona [Oppenheim]’s husband, Miami architect Chad Oppenheim, [Principal and Founder of Oppenheim Architecture], is rustic and unassuming. The 3,300-square-foot, five-story structure consists of reclaimed barnwood, local stone, and large-scale windows opening up to Red Mountain, where the house sits on a ridge alongside a bubbling mountain stream. The house views […]

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 […]

Destination Spa & Resort shortlisted for WAN Future Projects Commercial Award

WORLD ARCHITECTURE NEWS – WAN Future Projects Commercial Award 2016 Shortlist Announced 21 February 2017 “Now in its second year, the WAN Future Projects Commercial Award 2016 was founded to celebrate excellence in ‘design only’ projects across seven core sectors, welcoming innovative entries that demonstrate vision and progressive thinking. The concepts submitted to the commercial category were ambitious in scale and scope, showcasing dramatic structures that will not only effectively host economic activity, but also promise to become iconic structures for […]

Oppenheim Architecture’s Net Metropolis project celebrated as a symbol of developer’s commitment to green development practices in Philippine Daily Inquirer article

Going green also means tapping clean energy sources, by Philippine Daily Inquirer 18 February 2017 “ . . . [Co-president of The Net Group (TNG), Ramon D.]Rufino . . . pointed out that TNG’s commitment to become sustainable does not stop at using renewable energy. He noted that TNG integrated the green philosophy into all aspects of property development, from design to construction to management. TNG tapped international architect Chad Oppenheim, [Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] known for sustainable building designs, […]

Oppenheim Architecture-designed “Elegant Tuscan Villa,” Forte Dei Marmi Restaurant, featured on Miami.com

Dining in a Secluded Villa in South Beach, by Sara Liss Photo above by Karen Fuchs 09 February 2017 ” . . . The restaurant’s name in Italian translates to ‘Fort of the Marbles’ and also references a town in Italy, thus the former Cavalli space — a Mediterranean revival building — has been transformed by architect Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] into an elegant Tuscan villa. The second floor houses the ‘FDM Arts Club,’ a private space offering members exclusive […]

ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE – New design unveiled for $210 million West Midtown project

07 February 2017 By Douglas Sams ” . . . [The Allen Morris Co., t]he Coral Gables, Fla. developer, one of the largest in the Southeast, is planning a landmark project for the rapidly changing Howell Mill corridor: 409 apartment units, 185,000 square feet of office space and 30,000 square feet of ground floor-retail that could include an organic grocery store. Chairman and President Allen Morris said the exterior of the residential building has been changed to a corrugated silver steel finish. It’s […]

CURBED MIAMI – Peek inside the Chad Oppenheim-designed Forte Dei Marmi in Miami Beach

By Josh Baumgard Photos by Karen Fuchs 14 December 2016 “Forte Dei Marmi, a new upscale Italian restaurant located at 150 Ocean Drive, has opened its doors to a 1938 Mediterranean-revival building with a two Michelin star chef in tow in Antonio Mellino. The dual-level villa was renovated by Miami architect Chad Oppenheim of Oppenheim Architecture . . . and inspired by the Tuscan seaside, with interiors by Milan-based Henry Timi and gardens by Swiss designer Enzo Enea. Unique to this new spot […]