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AZURE MAGAZINE features Miami Beach restaurant Forte dei Marmi

September 2018 A Miami Eatery Inspired by Breezy Italian Beach Culture, By: Mark Teo “For his latest venture in Florida, star chef Antonio Mellino wanted to try something different. Located in Miami Beach – a district best-known for, as Vogue put it, hotel restaurants, Pitbull and the omnipresent oontz-oontz blaring from car speakers – Forte dei Marmi is an attempt to transport diners to Italy’s balmy Amalfi Coast. To achieve this feat, Mellino leaned on two things: his cuisine, quite […]

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 2018 Architizer A+ Awards. GLF Headquarters in Miami, Florida was selected as a finalist in the Office – Low Rise (1-4 Floors) category, and Forte dei Marmi in Miami Beach, Florida was selected as a finalist in the Restaurants category. VOTING IS NOW OPEN FOR  THE ARCHITIZER A+ POPULAR CHOICE AWARDS As a companion […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]