Oppenheim works have been praised for its ability to transform the prosaic into the poetic. Through passion and sensitivity towards man and nature, Oppenheim creates monumental yet silent architecture that elicits a site’s inherent power.
About Chad Oppenheim
A graduate of Cornell University and a Fellow of the AIA, Oppenheim has lectured widely and has taught at various architecture schools, including most recently at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. In 1999, he founded Oppenheim Architecture which has garnered global recognition at many scales: from large-scale urban architecture, hotels, and resorts, to private residences, interiors, and furnishings. The firm is notable for designing L.A. Villa, film director Michael Bay’s residence.
The firm has received multiple distinctions, including over 45 AIA Awards. The international practice has received over 80 awards and distinctions, including the AIA’s highest distinction, the Silver Medal, and has been featured in numerous publications around the world. In 2018, Oppenheim Architecture was the recipient of one of the National Design Awards by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Some of his awards are the 2016 AIA Miami, Honor Award of Excellence (Bal Harbor House; South Beach Penthouse), 2015 AIA Miami Merit Award of Excellence (L.A. Villa), 2014 AIA Miami Design Awards (House on a Dune), 2013 AIA Miami Firm of the Year, 2011 World Architecture Festival (Wadi Rum Desert Resort), 2008 AIA Miami Design Awards (Ten Museum Park)
Witness this intriguing design thinker in a candid conversation with Hamid Hassanzadeh, Founder of PA.