BWM Architekten erzielten gemeinsam mit den Projektpartnern u.m.a Architekten den 2. Platz bei einem privaten Bauträgerwettbewerb für eine Apartmenthausanlage in Wien. Das Gesamtkonzept für die Neubebauung eines Grundstücks an der Goldeggasse überzeugte wegen der unkonventionellen Grundrisse und der optimalen Belichtung trotz dichter Baustruktur.
Oe1 day's journey on "Wiener Schaufenster - Ein Spaziergang durch 100 Jahre Geschäftsarchitektur“ presents 100 years of history of business architecture with architect Eric Bernard and architectural publicist Franziska Leeb.
The Az W safe is cracked – first insights into the exhibition „Das Gold des Az W“. Pictures of the opening on March 20th, 2013!
Exhibition design: BWM architects.
The second phase of construction of the Viennese 25hours Hotel, planned and reconstructed by BWM, was completed recently after a two years construction time. The fist guests already checked in!
The Architekturzentrum Wien opens for the first time its archive to the public. Its new exhibition „Das Gold des Az W. Die Sammlung“ presents the highlights of Austrian architectural history. BWM architects design the exhibition hall with the concept of “archives within the archive”.
Exhibition start: March 21st, 2013
Opening: Wednesday, March 20th, 7 pm
... was a success!
Erich Bernard (BWM architects) and Christiane Weissenborn (Hotel Topazz) show around the awarded Viennese design Hotel Topazz to about 100 hotel-fans.
In its February edition the magazine “GEO season” elected the 100 most beautiful hotels in Europe. The Viennese Hotel Topazz, designed by BWM architects, won the category “design hotel”. Along with the awards “Hotel property of the year 2012”, “Fodor`s 100 Hotels” and the “Hospitality Award” this is already the fourth price that the Hotel Topazz gained since its construction.
Link to GEO Saison
Completion of the comprehensive expansion work at 25 hours Hotel, Vienna almost achieved: The washed concrete façade of the former student dormitory has been painted in deep black, a new section with additional hotel rooms has been set up at the back of the building and a glass cube with three new floors was put on the flat roof.
Completion and opening of the entire Hotel: April 2013.
The new housing area in Ottakring district with twenty residential units has been completed and occupied. The L-shaped structure extends into a large courtyard with a shared bicycle parking lot and a children's playground. Each apartment has its own private access to the outside through balconies, loggias or terraces.
Markus Kaplan, Johann Moser, Daniela Walten and Erich Bernard spoke about the distinctiveness of BWM projects and about establishing an architectural brand.
Link to TV Show (German): http://www.okto.tv/miesmagazin
Link to Mies.Magazine (German): http://miesmagazin.wordpress.com/
Opening of the new Manner shop in Mariahilferstraße 99, Thalia Centre Vienna on 26th November 2012.
First pictures nearing completion!
The new 12 meter high entrance builds a spacious entrée to the cinemas area and the mall of the Danube Centre. All the public lobby areas of the building and the access to the bridge have been renovated while business proceeded as usual.
The interior design shows golden accents. Different sized reflecting plates hang like a shower of gold from the ceiling, reminiscent of Hollywood's movie palaces glamour. Fifteen meter high golden letters complete the glamorous image.
Project partners: architecture denis Kosutic
Lighting design: Reflection AG
Strategies to deal with a (still) unpopular heritage Study about Evaluation methodologies of architecture after 1945: „Bewertungsmethodik der Nachkriegsarchitektur“.
Study about Evaluation methodologies of architecture after 1945: „Bewertungsmethodik der Nachkriegsarchitektur“.
Hotel Topazz was nominated as "Hotel Property of the Year 2012" in the context of the great closing gala of the "hotel forum" on 10th October in Munich. The 11 jury members selected three finalists in the first run: Hotel Topazz, Hotel Explorer and the Hotel SAKS in Kaiserslautern. The Topazz Hotel, a project of the Lenikus Group finally won the race.
Matthias Niemeyer, "hotelforum" jury chairman: "The decisive factor in the award was the combination of the different aspects such as architecture, design and sustainability. We are pleased to be here today to honor this innovative concept, witch challenges, especially with regard to the location, have been coped perfectly. "
Free to apply to the competition were hotels offering an attractive integrated concept, inaugurated between January 2011 and June 2012.
Around the Hannovermarkt, one of Brigittenau`s most important areas, the viennese organization „Facette“ offers unusual tours and workshops that help to reduce prejudice and to create respectful coexistence. The courses offer various thematic approaches - from architecture to stories, biographies or special food - whereas including the daily life of the Hannovermarkt residents and the places development. The courses are conducted by professionals and experts. Tours and workshops are free.
Information and registration: Verein FACETTE, Mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org oder email@example.com
The establishment Gschwandner in Vienna Hernals hosts the Vienna Design Week on October 1st, 2012.
Opening of the Lower Austrian Gallery of Contemporary Art
Reopening of the Shedhalle in St. Pölten after reconstruction and renovation.
Design of the gallery space as white cube.
Exhibition and retrospective "REFLECTIONS" by Hans Kupelwieser:
29.09.12 - 27.01.13
Restoration of the historic facades, roof renovation, technical repairs.
Joint venture with Werkstatt Wien and the chancellery Stingl.
September 30th, 2012: Opening of the „Day of Heritage“ in the Karl Marx Hof
Link to the „Day of Heritage“
The New Contemporary
September 20th to 23rd
New fair architecture by BWM
New VIP lounge design
„Positive was a very generous, perhaps the best fair design which the Viennafair has had in the past eight years“
art Hamburg: Die Entlarvung der Kunstwelt, 23.09.2012