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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, […]

CASA VOGUE – Clube de golfe na Jordânia encanta com formato de dunas

14 June 2019 By: Luciana Ramos “Localizada no extremo sul da Jordânia, a cidade costeira de Aqaba concentra paisagens impactantes e é um dos pontos turísticos mais procurados com relação ao seu balneário de mergulho e praia. Agora, outro lazer que tem chamado muita atenção é o campo de golf, mais especificamente o clube que fornece a prática desse esporte – o Ayla Golfclub.” Read the full article on the Casa Vogue website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

DOMUS – A golf club in Jordan mimics the desert dunes

14 June 2019 By: Alessandro Benetti “The deserts of Jordan come to touch on the sea in Aqaba, and alongside the limited national coastline in the vicinities of the city. Here, inside a larger development of approximately 17 square miles, also comprising residential apartments, hotels and commercial spaces, Oppenheim Architecture builds the Ayla Golf Academy and Clubhouse.” Read the full article on the Domus website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

CURBED – Concrete desert retreat mimics surrounding mountains and dunes

12 June 2019 By: Liz Stinson “If a building is going to mimic its surroundings, it’s awfully convenient to build it among gentle but striking rolling mountains and sand dunes. That’s what Oppenheim Architecture did with the Ayla Golfclub, an ultra-chic leisure retreat in Aqaba, Jordan.” Read the full article on the Curbed website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

SUPERFUTURE features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

12 June 2019 By: Andreas “Playing golf in the Jordanian desert may not be the top priority of seasoned travellers, but they may very soon reconsider. We’re talking Ayla, a luxury resort complex just outside the port city of Aqaba in Jordan. Currently still in development, it’s a true oasis which will eventually comprise of an area of 4.3 million sqm. (46.2 million sq.ft.) featuring a plethora of facilities and venues. The latest venue to have emerged on the landscaped […]

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST – The World’s Coolest New Golf Clubhouse Is Nothing Like You Would Imagine

30 April 2019 By: Elizabeth Stamp “Golf establishments typically have a sense of formality and tradition (and plenty of plaid). But when designing the new Ayla Golfclub in Jordan, Miami-based firm Oppenheim Architecture wanted to throw out tradition and pay homage to the spectacular setting. The club is part of the Ayla Oasis, a resort in the coastal city of Aqaba, and accompanies an 18-hole course designed by Greg Norman. ‘We were asked for an iconic building, and we are […]

WORLD ARCHITECTURE COMMUNITY – Oppenheim Architecture Completes Ayla Golf Academy With Wavy Roofs In Deserted Landscape Of Jordan

30 July 2018 “Oppenheim Architecture has completed a new golf academy and clubhouse in a deserted landscape of Aqaba in Jordan, the building’s elegant wavy roofs invade the natural aura with its picturesque view and smoothly flowing curves as part of the natural landscape. . . . For these wavy and perfectly-shaped structure, the studio takes cues from the natural dunescapes and mountains of the surrounding desert and the vernacular ancient Bedouin traditions. Wavy structure is built a set of a massive […]

SURFACE MAGAZINE – This Awesome, Undulating Golf Clubhouse Makes Waves in the Architecture World

07 May 2018 By: Janine Stankus “Oppenheim Architecture created a sprawling clubhouse for a Greg Norman–designed golf course in Jordan that elicits the spirit of an ancient Arabian port city. Situated in the desert foothills, a lush mountain range that circles the sapphire gulf of the Red Sea, the Ayla Golf Academy and Clubhouse rises as an to homage the ancient city of Aqaba, Jordan, which has been inhabited since 4,000 B.C.“ Read the full article in Surface Magazine Photo […]

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 […]