On 496 full-color, beautifully-reproduced pages, Modern Elegance presents the work of Oppenheim Architecture + Design, an award-winning architecture firm working in the institutional and commercial fields. The firm specializes in creating powerful, pragmatic, and ecological solutions for complex projects. Modern Elegance showcases the unique design sensibilities and ability to pioneer innovative concepts, optimize challenging sites and revitalize urban areas in such projects as hotels, apartment complexes, mixed-use projects, campus centers, residential homes, marine and beach villages, office buildings, and more. OAD produces contemporary design solutions that are refreshingly new yet inherently connect within a local environment, satisfying both a developer's criteria and civic code parameters. The firm leverages its green design expertise to minimize the impact on the environment and maximize the end-user experience and overall project performance, creating landmark architecture that is highly sensitive and responsive to its context and climate. This comprehensive review of OAD's most important work which includes many schematic drawings and renderings is a "must-read" for those interested in innovative, practical and imaginative solutions to architectural design challenges in the housing, institutional and commercial fields.