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21.May 2015

News zum Karl-Marx-Hof

Die Oberflächensanierungen und Dacherneuerungsarbeiten schreiten voran und werden im Herbst abgeschlossen. Im ebenfalls von BWM renovierten Waschsalon wird zurzeit die aktuelle Ausstellung "Ringstrasse des Proletariats" gezeigt:

Zur Ausstellung "Ringstrasse des Proletariats"

Zum Projekt Karl-Marx-Hof

Fotograf: Christoph Panzer

28.April 2015

BWM architects are „architects of the year 2015“

The prize was awarded in Vienna within the 23. ATGA Facility Congress under the patronage of BIG and ÖBB.

Link to ArchitektIn des Jahres - ATGA Facility Kongress

Photos: © ATGA GmbH / Photographer: Alexander Müller

11.April 2015

Grand Opening Weekend

On the 18 and 19 April the opening of the Austrian Literature Museum will be celebrated. The new museum offers a large number of exciting lectures and guided tours with free admission.

Austrian Literature Museum:
Johannesgasse 6, 1010 Vienna, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Link to project Austrian Literature Museum

Photos: © Pichler/ÖNB

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21.April 2015

Off to the mountains!

BWM architects have designed the part of the exhibition Frankenfels-Laubenbachmühle of this year’s Lower Austrian Provincial Exhibition on the subject: „Die Alpen und wir“ (The Alps and Us).

From 25 April to 1 November 2015.

20.April 2015

Event tip!

25 April 2015, 8.30 p.m.
Cafe Menta, Radetzkyplatz 4, 1030 Vienna

Jazzatbwm is a group of passionate musicians formed around Erich Bernard and Markus Kaplan to regularly jam in the premises of BWM Architekten.

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30.March 2015


On 7 April the long-awaited health hotel VIVAMAYR was opened in Altausee/Salzkammergut. The hotel absorbs rural elements from the surrounding, and at the same time it is adapted to the urban taste of the city dweller. Architecture: Hohensinn Architektur, Interior Design: BWM Architekten.

Photographer: Daniela Beranek

Project: Hotel VIVAMAYR Altaussee ›

1.March 2015

Beautiful book!

The publication „Tor zur Welt“ initiated by Erich Bernard together with Jan Tabor and art:phalanx was elected one of “Austria’s most beautiful books”. The book highlights the 50 years history of the Viennese architectural icon Hotel InterContinental reflecting its times and zeitgeist.

Graphic design: Alois Schwaighofer

Project: Tor zur Welt - InterContinental Wien ›

25.February 2015

Urban living

Completion of 36 freely financed privately owned apartments in Laurenzgasse 8-10, Vienna. Situated in a quiet area close to the city center attractive apartments offering well-considered spatial zones und generous open spaces have been created.

Photo: © Christoph Panzer

Project: Laurenzgasse 8-10, Vienna ›

8.February 2015

Wombat's London open NOW!

Accomodation tip near Tower Bridge

Everyone who comes to the former hostel for sailors and seamen for a temporary stay should feel like at home. The intentionally reduced design is highly interactive and corresponds to the simple beauty of shared accomodations.

Photo: © Wombat's / Marek Neumann

Project: Wombat's London  ›

1.February 2015

jazz@bwm at dachboden/25h hotel

11 February 2015, 8.30 p.m.
25hours Hotel, Lerchenfelder Straße 1-3, 1070 Vienna

Jazzatbwm is a group of passionate musicians formed around Erich Bernard and Markus Kaplan to regularly jam in the premises of BWM Architekten.

Link to 25hours Hotel Vienna

18.January 2015

John Harris Club Sofiensäle

Prior to completion: In Wien-Landstraße another John Harris Premium Club designed by BWM Architekten will be opened shortly. The Fitness Center shines in the splendor of the refurbished Sofiensäle, the latest training equipment and an exclusive wellness area are available.

Save the date: Opening on 16 February 2015

15.January 2015

It's set up...

In a first presentation to media representatives one of the completed floors of the new Austrian Museum of Literature was shown to the public this week. In April already the entirely adapted rooms of the protected building located in the city center of Vienna will be opened - exhibition display and furnishing by BWM mit PLANET architects und Perndl & Co.

Link to the ORF (Austrian Broadcasting) report: Austria gets a Museum of Literature

Photo: © Köver

2.December 2014

Book presentation!

The richly illustrated volume on the InterContinental Vienna is based on the idea and concept by Erich Bernard and Jan Tabor. The story of this iconic building will be told from different perspectives.

Almathea, € 24,90, available in bookstores as of 5 Nov 2014.

Project: Tor zur Welt - InterContinental Wien ›

1.December 2014


Automic Software GmbH has moved to new office premises designed by BWM Architekten together with Kristof Jarder.

Link to

16.November 2014

Wombats London

The new City Hostel in central London next to the Tower Brigde and the Tower of London is about to be completed!

Opening Wombats London: 12 December 2014

Link to Wombats

15.November 2014

Keynote talk „Denkmalnutz“

Baar-Baarenfels Architekten / BWM Architekten

2 Dec. 2014, 7 p.m., Bene Wien, Neutorgasse 4-8, Vienna

„In his keyword speech Erich Bernard will deal with the challenges and chances in project development of historical buildings together with developer Daniel Jelitzka taking the Etablissement Gschwandner as an example.“ (architektur in progress)

Link to further information on the event

Project: The Gschwandner - A legendary Viennese “Etablissement” ›

20.October 2014

Topping-out ceremony!

Roof extension in the 2nd district of Vienna is taking shape!

16.October 2014

New opening!

The company Manner will be opening  a new shop at Vienna airport and one at the new Central Station. Both were realized in close cooperation between bwmretail and BWM Architekten.

Link to bwmretail

16.September 2014

Our recommendation: The exhibition „The Metropolis Experiment“

The exhibition „The Metropolis Experiment – Vienna and the 1873 World Exhibition“ at the Wien Museum runs until 28 September 2014. The exhibition design is by BWM Architekten.

Link to Wien Museum / Experiment Metropole

Project: 1873 World Exhibition ›

15.September 2014

Residential building in Laurenzgasse is progressing

The basic structure for the new building with 36 residential units has already been completed and the extension is well under way. The completion is planned for the end of the year.

Project: Laurenzgasse 8-10, Vienna ›

5.September 2014

25hours Hotel @ OPEN HOUSE Wien

Who has not at some point secretly wished to look through the keyhole to satisfy one’s curiosity? At the international architectural festival OPEN HOUSE  your curiosity is highly welcome: On the 13 and 14 September 70 buildings open up their doors and invite you to get to know the city and its architecture from a new perspective.

Link to 25hours @ OPEN HOUSE Wien
Link to OPEN HOUSE Wien

Project: Hotel 25hours Vienna ›

4.September 2014

Jazzatbwm performed at „ÖSW Hoffest“

On 3 September some 450 guests celebrated the annual „ÖSW Hoffest“ in the inner courtyard of ÖSW (Österreichisches Siedlungswerk) headquarters in Vienna’s 8th district. The party was accompanied by music performed by Jazzatbwm. The group of passionate musicians formed around Erich Bernard (double bass) and Markus Kaplan (trombone) regularly gets together to jam in the premises of BWM Architekten or to create great atmosphere and good vibrations like here at the „Hoffest“. (photo: ÖSW)

16.July 2014

BWM extends ownership structure

DI Markus Kaplan has become a partner at BWM in June 2014.

He has been part of the BWM team from the very first day and a junior partner since 2008. With a continually growing office size and an increasing number of projects an extension of the ownership structure is a logical step.