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BAUNETZ WISSEN features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

February 2020 Organically Shaped Concrete Shell As If It Were Growing Out Of The Ground “In an area that is characterized by desert and barren landscapes, a golf course looks like a place from another world. . . . The contrast to the stony-sandy Arava desert and the surrounding mountain landscape could not be greater. Two organically shaped structures on the golf course designed by Oppenheim Architecture nevertheless refer to the surrounding nature with their design and seem to incorporate […]

ARCHDAILY – Chad Oppenheim on Ayla Golf Club and his Influencers

31 January 2020 By: Can Ziyal “In this interview with Can Ziyal, Chad Oppenheim, founder of Oppenheim Architecture + Design, talks about architecture, their projects, his way of thinking on how to approach and solve problems, and his fascination with nature and its purity.” Read the full interview on the ArchDaily website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST MIDDLE EAST names Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse one of the “Top 10 Buildings Completed in 2019”

30 December 2019 Top 10 buildings completed in 2019, By: Rima Alsammarae “In 2019, a number of memorable projects across the Near East and Africa were completed, from Kengo Kuma’s timber museum in Turkey to Oppenheim’s clubhouse in Jordan. While many sought to respond to local urban challenges, such as Waleed Arafa’s Basuna Mosque in Egypt, others hoped to cement a vision of progress, like Gio Forma Studio Associato’s Maraya cultural event centre in Saudi Arabia.” See the full list […]

ARCHINECT selects Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse among favorite façades of the week

27 December 2019 10 fancy facades we liked this week, By: Alexander Walter See the full list on the Archinect website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

ARCHDAILY features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse among “The Best Architecture Drawings of 2019”

24 December 2019 The Best Architecture Drawings of 2019, By: Fernanda Castro “The 2019 edition [of the list] sees a carefully-curated collection of architectural drawings with a wide variety of techniques and representations, all orientated towards a common goal of sharing architectural ideas, visions, and designs.” See the full list on the ArchDaily website. Image Credit: Oppenheim Architecture

DOMUS names Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse one of the “Top 10 Architecture Projects of 2019”

23 December 2019 Top 10 architecture projects of 2019, By: La redazione di Domus See the full list on the Domus website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

DETAIL – Shotcrete Mountains: Golf Clubhouse in Aqaba

14 November 2019 By: Jakob Schoof “In the Jordanian coastal city of Aqaba, located on the Red Sea, a huge, 44-km² holiday resort is currently being developed around an 18-hole golf course. For the clubhouse, the Oppenheim Architecture studio decided in favour of a geomorphic design of sprayed-concrete hills which echo the appearance of the nearby mountain ranges of the Jordanian desert.” Read the full article on the Detail website. Photo Credit: Rory Gardiner

ELLE DECOR ITALIA – The golf club that speaks the language of the desert

24 June 2019 By: Chiara Pasini “The Ayla Golfclub stands on an area of ​​44 square kilometers and was born from the desire to interact with a deeply characterized and wild natural landscape. The Clubhouse designed by Oppenheim Architecture stands as a veritable oasis in the city of Aquaba, Jordan , surrounded by the 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman; the project includes residential buildings, hotels and commercial spaces as well as of course the Clubhouse and the Golf […]

BAUNETZ features Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse

18 June 2019 Golfing in the Jordanian desert sand “For the southern part of the country around Aqaba, the only Jordanian city with access to the sea, it is even the first golf course ever. Right on the border with Israel, between Eilat, its new airport recently opened, the Red Sea and the Jordanian desert is the 430-acre area. The Ayla Oasis Development Company is developing an area with sports facilities, beach club, harbor, hotel and commercial space, restaurants and […]

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