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CLADglobal – Chad Oppenheim and Arthur Casas create shape-shifting hotel on Rio’s Copacabana beach

23 January 2018 By: Kim Megson “Architects Chad Oppenheim[, Founder and Principal of Oppenheim Architecture,] and Arthur Casas have collaborated to create a dynamic hotel nestled between dilapidated 1950s apartment buildings on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach. The Emiliano Rio has a distinctive façade of sculptural weatherproof panels which can be opened and closed from the bedroom balconies, resulting in a constantly shifting elevation. ‘Through these simple yet powerful spatial manipulations, the hotel optimises its beneficial attributes while subverting its […]