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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 […]

DESIGNBOOM features Muttenz Water Treatment Plant

17 January 2019 Oppenheim Architecture wraps Muttenz’s water treatment plant in an ever-changing facade, By: Sofia Lekka Angelopoulou “Designed as a new landmark for the Swiss town of Muttenz and the Basel area, Oppenheim Architecture‘s new municipal water purification plant ties organically into the natural setting. The building integrates technology, education and preservation as its main components, while its expressive architecture and choice of materials make for a timeless icon in the area.“ Read the full article on Designboom. Photo […]

THE HARDT features Kirchplatz Office & Residence

03 May 2018 Located in Muttenz, Switzerland, Kirchplatz Office + Residence (2012) by Oppenheim Architecture + Design | The Hardt, By: Asher Hardt “Located in Muttenz, Switzerland, Kirchplatz Office + Residence (2012) by my dear friend Chad Oppenheim of Oppenheim Architecture + Design. The design of this adaptive re-use project was born initially out of a design competition initiated by the City of Muttenz/Basel. The design was based on the renovation of a historic farmhouse situated within the historic central core […]

Three Oppenheim Architecture Projects Selected as Finalists for World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2017 Awards

Oppenheim Architecture is pleased to announce that three of its designs have been selected among the top project entries in their respective categories for The 10th Annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards. Muttenz Water Purification Plant in Muttenz, Switzerland was selected as a finalist in the “Production, Energy And Recycling – Completed Buildings” category, GLF Headquarters in Miami, Florida was selected in the “Office – Completed Buildings” category, and Bridge House in Aspen, Colorado was selected in the “House – […]

INTERIOR DESIGN – “Oppenheim Architecture Adapts Historic Swiss Farmhouse For Muttenz Office”

3 June 2016 “It’s the dream of all workers worldwide. For Beat Huesler, Oppenheim Architecture’s director of European operations, it’s a reality. The firm has bought a historic five-story farmhouse in Muttenz, Switzerland, restoring and converting it to two floors of office space for the OA staff of 15 and two separate-entry apartments. Throughout, original pine floors were sanded and varnished, plaster walls painted a crisp white and fitted with radiant heating, and new window openings punched out of the stone […]