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13.April 2014

AIT Award 2014

Das Wiener Hotel Topazz (BWM Architekten gemeinsam mit MICHAEL MANZENREITER ARCHITECTURE) wurde in der Kategorie Hotel mit dem dritten Preis ausgezeichnet. Eine internationale Jury wählte aus fast 600 Projekten aus über 30 Ländern in 8 Kategorien.

Link zum Projekt Hotel Topazz


26.March 2014

Opening exklusive DURST-BAU–Studio Vienna

Design of a showroom for sales consulting on the subject of surfaces and bathroom design.

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23.March 2014

Opening John Harris DC Tower

On Monday 24. March 2014 John Harris was opened in the new DC Tower, currently the highest building in Austria. The interior planning of this fitness-club location was also designed by BWM Architekten.

Link to: John Harris DC Tower

Photos: © John Harris / Fotograf: Chris Singer

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9.March 2014

City exploration Mariahilfer Straße/Vienna

A city exploration on the history of Mariahilfer Straße was carried out on Friday, 07 March 2014 in cooperation with the Wien Museum. Erich Bernard (BWM Architekten) and Franziska Leeb (architecture journalist) offered a guided tour through the Mariahilfer Straße and its neighbourhood focusing on urban development and architecture.

The next city exploration: Saturday, 27 September 2014, 2 p.m. on
city transformations – chance or loss
A walk between Margaretenplatz and Margaretengürtel
Unfortunately the walk is already fully booked!

3.March 2014

Vienna on its way to become a solar city

Within an enquete on photovoltaics DI Liz Zimmermann presents „guidelines for the use of solar energy in the city“.

ENQUETE ON PHOTOVOLTAICS – Vienna on its way to become a solar city

Wednesday 05 March 2014, Vienna City hall
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13.February 2014

bwmretail is online!

Our partner company bwmretail GmbH is specialized in shop design and enterprise architecture and works throughout Europe.

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10.February 2014

Staging painting and photography

Kokoschka – Das Ich im Brennpunkt in Leopold Museum Vienna: Exhibition design by BWM architects. Open until March 3, 2014.

Link to Leopold Museum

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26.January 2014

Awarded again

For the second time after 2013 the Hotel Topazz has been listed among the best Design Hotels for 2014 by the German travel magazine GEO Saison. The Hotel Topazz located in the center of Vienna was built by BWM Architekten together with MICHAEL MANZENREITER ARCHITECTURE in 2012 and has already been awarded several times. Only a few Austrian hotels have made it twice into this international ranking of GEO Saison.

Project: best architects 14, Schorsch award, Hotel Property of the year ›

16.January 2014

BrandSpace 2014

06 March 2014 | Odeon Vienna

Brands require innovation – so how does it work?

An event of the network BrandSpace founded in 2012 to offer an interdisciplinary exchange on key issues of brand management in Austria. A joint project of art:phalanx, Brainds, BWM Architekten, and M.O.O.CON.

6.January 2014

Third place!

Competitive tending procedure for the new architectural design of the Weltmuseum Wien

The new architectural design of the Weltmuseum Wien has been announced in the framework of an international multi-stage competitive tending procedure. The exhibition „Schaustelle Baustelle“ shows the submitted projects at the Weltmuseum located at Heldenplatz until the end of November.

Project: Competition Weltmuseum Wien ›

17.December 2013

Kloster am Stein Monastery – media information

First media information on the cross-generational housing and residential project Kloster am Stein released at a press conference in mid-December.

3.December 2013

Award winners!

Competition for an office building of the Vienna Municipal Authority for street-cleaning an garbage removal.

A building that fits with the image of the Municipal Authority for street-cleaning an garbage removal MA 48: useful, straightforward, self-confident, unpretentious – an outstanding working device! The office building composed of prefabricated container modules highlights the location in Vienna shining in the signal colour orange.

Project: Competition Office building MA48 ›

30.November 2013

Village Pictures

Architecture in the country – invitation by Weingut Umathum

Village ideals in the imagination of city dwellers. What does architecture contribute to social life? How did the change of the villages manifest itself structurally?

When: November 30th, 2013. 3.30 p.m.

With contributions of: Klaus-Jürgen Bauer, Erich Bernard, Jan Tabor, Liz Zimmermann

Where: 7132 Frauenkirchen – St. Andräer Straße, Weingut Umathum

28.November 2013

Wine and architecture

Genuss-Regal Vinofaktur Vogau of BWM on tour

Book publication and international symposium in Prague about wine, architecture and landscape.

When: December 2nd, 2013

Where: Gallery Jaroslav Fragnera, Prague

Link to the project: Wine and architecture in central Europe

20.November 2013

What architecture has to achieve today

Markus Kaplan of BWM Architekten is invited by GROHE in the Werkbund Galerie Berlin to talk about the role of architecture nowadays and the role of individual commitment in a complex social development process.

When: November 28th, 2013

With: blauraum architekten, J. Mayer H. Archtects

18.November 2013

Bookpresentation - The pictures

Bookpresentation in the office of BWM Architekten at Margaretenplatz in Vienna on November 13th, 2013.

Fotographer: Katharina Erich

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16.November 2013

Architecture and pleasure

architektur in progress in Weiz

Quality is a question of details

Lectures with Hans Staud (Staud`s Wien) and Erich Bernard (BWM Architekten).

When: Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Where: Parkettwelten Weiz

Link to architektur in progress

4.November 2013

Book presentation: Learing from the grid

Strasshof an der Nordbahn and its hidden plans

With the contribution of Erich Bernard, Günter Dinhobl, Judith Eiblmayr, heri&salli, Franziska Leeb, Caroline Jäger-Klein, Johanna Rainer and photographs of Philipp Balga.

When: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, 6 p.m.

Where: BWM Architekten, Margaretenplatz 4/L1, 1050 Vienna

11.October 2013

Exhibition design in Wien Museum

10 years of Wien Museum

Projects of BWM architects: „Klimt-Die Sammlung des Wien Museums“ (2012), „Kampf um Wien“ (2009) and „Nagoya, das Werden der japanischen Großstadt“ (2008).

11.October 2013

Opening John Harris Graz

The first John Harris Fitness Centre in Styria opened on Monday, October 14th in the famous Thalia in the opera ring of Graz. It has a surface of 3500 square metres in the third to the sixth floor.

10.October 2013

Five seasons terrace

Hotel 25hours Vienna: roof garden

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30.September 2013

Fitness in the Beletage

Expansion of John Harris-Headoffice at Schillerplatz, Vienna: The interior design reconciles a historical feeling with modern training equipment. BWM architects made the concept and outline of interior design.

19.September 2013

Learning from the grid

Invitation to book presentation Strasshof an der Nordbahn und seine verborgenen Pläne

When: Thursday, October 3rd, 2013, 7.30 p.m.

Where: Möbelhaus Doschek, Hauptstraße 154, Strasshof/Nordbahn

With contributions of Erich Bernard, Günter Dinhobl, Judith Eiblmayr, heri & salli, Carolne Jäger-Klein, Franziska Leeb, Johann Rainer and Manfred Russo.