We have won the high-profile competition for a visitor’s centre for the Vienna State Opera! The judges’ decision was unanimous: “We were impressed by BWM Architekten’s preliminary study and the fact that the opera house would be opened up to Herbert von Karajan Square, the stream of visitors is guided by open lines of sight …”
BWM Architekten are twice among the winners of the German Design Award 2020! The House of Austrian History and the Salon Sacher have been selected as “Winner” in the “Excellent Architecture” category. The official award ceremony will take place in Frankfurt on the 7 February 2020.
The Salon Sacher is among the best in Europe! At the Ahead Award 2019 the Salon within the Hotel Sacher designed by BWM Architekten has made it among the top 5 bars in Europe alongside leading hospitality brands from London, Amsterdam and Munich.
Der nach dem Grazer Architekten Herbert Eichholzer benannte Förderungspreis wird alle zwei Jahre an begabte Architektur-
studierende der TU Graz vergeben. BWM Architekt Johann Moser war nicht nur Jury-Mitglied, sondern durfte auch den 1. Preis überreichen. Die prämierten Arbeiten sind noch bis Ende November im Haus der Architektur (Graz) ausgestellt.
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In November the Preyerische Höfe, a competition-winning project by BWM Architekten (in the picture the team during final inspection) together with the architectural office of Albert Wimmer and skStadplanung has been successfully completed. 210 apartments, including 93 SMART apartments have been constructed within seven residential buildings including barrier-free outdoor spaces and common areas all connected by a walk.
As part of the international lecture series of the Doctoral School of Architecture, Johann Moser, BWM founding member and head of the cultural projects, is invited to give a lecture at TU Graz on 7 November under the title "Designing Attention – How Content Becomes Form in Exhibition Design and Museums".
A big party with the motto „time to blossom“ was celebrated at the office in Margaretenhof for the 15 years’ anniversary of BWM Architekten and everybody was invited! Many thanks to the team and to everyone who celebrated with us!
On 7 October the new design of Salon Sacher by BWM Architekten was awarded the internationally renowned Iconic Award 2019: Innovative Architecture in the “Interior” category and the highest honor, the „Best of Best“ title for “outstanding entries”. BWM architect Erich Bernard and light artist and designer Megumi Ito have accepted the award on behalf of the entire team at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich. Photo: Rat für Formgebung / Fotos: www.phocst.com
"Liebhaberei oder wirtschaftlich sinnvoll? Ist gute Architektur nur möglich, wenn sie öffentlich finanziert bzw. subventioniert wird?" Das und mehr wird bei einem Expertenforum unter dem Namen "Design Dialog" im Rahmen des DESIGN DISTRICTS am 4. Oktober in der Hofburg Wien diskutiert – mit am Podium Johann Moser, BWM Architekten. Info & Anmeldung hier.
The exhibition "Best of Austrian Design" on the occasion of the awarding of the National Design Prize has opened showing among others three BWM projects: Salon Sacher, House of Austrian History and LGV-Gärtnergschäft. Come and have a look! On 4 October, for example, on a guided tour within the Vienna Design Week 2019 ...
The Straubingerplatz in Bad Gastein gets a new splendor: BWM Architekten have developed an ambitious hotel concept for the Hotel Straubinger, the former bathing-castle (Badeschloss) and the old post office (Alte Post) and are responsible for the general planning of the entire implementation process. Together with Travel Charme Hotels & Resorts and Hirmer Immobilien the project has been launched at a press event in Bad Gastein.
Successful topping-out ceremony at Modenapark. Instead of the former 100-meter-long administrative building three new buildings will be constructed, by BWM Architekten among others, based on the parallel structure generally used there. All apartments have their own individual areas such as gardens, terraces and balconies.
On the construction site in Portugal there is a lot going on! 20,000 running meters of steel tubes have been delivered on 70 trucks. BWM Architekten are currently working on a milestone, a new design concept for the overall presentation of Milestone Student Living…stay tuned!
Celebrating four awards at the same time! Four BWM projects have been awarded the Iconic Award 2019 "Innovative Architecture" in the "Interior" category. The Salon Sacher was nominated „Best of Best“, the highest award within the internationally renowned design and architectural competition. The design of the Konditorei Oberlaa pastry store in the Mariahilfer Straße as well as the innovative concept of grätzlhotel range among the „Winner“ awards, the LGV-Gärtnergschäftl among the „Selection“ awards.
Following the redesign the hotel’s own restaurant taste.it in 2017 the lobby of the prestigious five-star hotel Sheraton Grand in Salzburg has now been newly designed by BWM Architekten. The local character of Salzburg is reflected in the look and feel by using materials such as marble and loden typical for the city of Mozart and being translated into a contemporary design. To the project.
Holidays at ENTERs am See means spending holidays by Tyrol’s largest lake the Achensee and at the foot of the Karwendel mountains at the same time. The breathtaking scenery has been a source of inspiration for BWM Architekten’s refurbishment of the rooms. Relax in the newly designed “Achensee“ and “Alpine” rooms, currently at summer special prices! To the project. To the hotel.
After the refurbishment of at least 180 rooms the ground floor of the Hotel Lev in Ljubljana has also been redesigned based on a concept by BWM Architekten. New gastronomy areas have been created such as a café with bakery that opens on to a terrace on the streetside inviting also the locals. To the project.
We are proud that three BWM projects have made it on the shortlist of the Staatspreis Design 2019, the National Design Prize 2019. We are among the finalists with the Salon Sacher, the LGV-Gärtnergschäftl and the House of Austrian History/Haus der Geschichte Österreich (hdgö) and thus represented in the accompanying catalogue as well as at the exhibition at designforum Vienna.