Beat Huesler is the European partner of Chad Oppenheim who together in 2009 founded Oppenheim Architecture + Design Europe based in Basel / Muttenz, Switzerland. Huesler’s relationship with Oppenheim extends back to their joint studies at Cornell University, New York, where Huesler received his Bachelors and Masters of Architecture in 1993.
Huesler is a licensed Architect with over 26 years of professional experience. He developed his professional training at firms in New York, and Basel, Switzerland before founding in 1996 Huesler Architekten in Muttenz, Switzerland. His extensive experience in the modern and sensitive intervention of historic structures won him the Gutes Bauen in Kanton Baselstadt and Baselland Award 2002.
As Director of Oppenheim Architecture + Design Europe, Huesler has coordinated Oppenheim projects Lavender Bay (Greece), Bricks Masterplan (Allschwil, Switzerland), and the Enea Headquarters (Schmerikon, Switzerland) which received the 2009 American Architects Award.
Broadening his architectural realm, Huesler’s involvement in civic activities include consulting Architect for the Historic Town Center Commission Switzerland, President of the Chamber of Commerce Muttenz, and founding President of the Economics Affair Council, Muttenz, Switzerland.