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Category : Chad Oppenheim

DESIGNBOOM – Oppenheim Architecture mimics Switzerland’s hillside villages with Lago Maggiore Retreat

04 August 2020 By: Kat Barandy “Embedded into the hills, Oppenheim Architecture’s ‘Lago Maggiore Retreat’ is envisioned to arise from Switzerland’s Italian-speaking region of Ticino. The unique and varied region sees Alpine peaks and dense forests which slope down to meet a Mediterranean climate of palm-lined lakes, and Italian-influenced cultural and architectural traditions. . . . The design embraces the unique landscapes and ecologies of each site to ground the retreat in the spirit of its place.” Read the full […]

SLEEPER MAGAZINE – Oppenheim Architecture completes Lago Maggiore design

04 August 2020 “Miami and New York-based Oppenheim Architecture has revealed its design for Lago Maggiore Retreat – a 61-key boutique hotel in Ticino, a southern Swiss alpine region with Italian-inspired cultural and architectural traditions. . . . Lago Maggiore Retreat takes cues from local craft, alpine sensibilities and the Mediterranean microclimate it inhabits.” Read the full article on the Sleeper Magazine website. Image Credit: MIR

Zen and the Art of Architecture with Chad Oppenheim | Virtual Community Gathering

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CLADnews – Oppenheim Architecture’s Bahamas eco-resort will bring guests closer to nature

09 March 2020 By: Stu Robarts “Oppenheim Architecture are creating an environmentally sustainable eco-resort in the Bahamas that is aimed at providing a secluded retreat for guests while helping them to develop a deeper connection with nature. illa Bimini will cover 40ac (16ha) along a 9,000ft (2,750m) stretch of coastline on Rockwell Island and is described as ‘a holistic community where every element is designed to blur the boundary between architecture and the landscape’.” Read the full article on the […]

Oppenheim Architecture to teach this Fall at Cornell University College of Architecture, Art & Planning

Oppenheim Architecture staff from the firm’s Miami and Basel offices, including Chad Oppenheim, Beat Huesler and Tom McKeogh, will lead a studio entitled “(Co)Exist” this Fall at Cornell University College of Architecture, Art & Planning. Oppenheim and Huesler return to the school’s Ithaca, New York campus as esteemed alumni to teach this course that addresses man’s increasingly adversarial and unsustainable relationship with the natural world. The studio looks to disrupt established and contemporary structures, hierarchies, and systems. As the number […]

FORBES – Architect Chad Oppenheim designs a waterfront beach house set into a dune in the Bahamas

01 August 2019 By: Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle “Miami-based architect Chad Oppenheim’s postcard-perfect, 5,000-sqft beach bungalow on pink-sand paradise Harbour Island in the Bahamas blends seamlessly into its surroundings and features breathtaking views of the Atlantic edge of the Great Bahamas bank. Intended to reconnect its occupants with nature, the two-story, five-bedroom and five-bathroom waterfront private residence was built in such a way so as to erase the boundaries between inside and outside to bring about a greater awareness of the elements.” […]

Chad Oppenheim to speak at ICFF conference in NYC

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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 […]

HOSPITALITY DESIGN interviews Oppenheim Architecture founder, Chad Oppenheim

March/April 2019 Back Space Going Green with Chad Oppenheim “At the studio, we have a deep love and fascination with nature. We want to make sure we do everything to protect and celebrate it.” – Chad Oppenheim Read the Hospitality Design article PDF

ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE features Muttenz Water Purification Plant

09 April 2019 Oppenheim Architecture completes Muttenz Water Purification Plant “The City of Muttenz, Switzerland, commissioned Oppenheim Architecture Europe to design the city’s new municipal water purification plant. The plant is a model of sustainability and extremely sensitive to its contrasting setting near the Rhine riverfront. Nestled between the protected forest and the nearby industrial parks, the project also holds an exhibition and educational area that explains the complex purification process. The function of the drinking water treatment plant is […]