The Esterhazy collection will soon be enriched by another attraction: On the 4 July the new restaurant „Café Grenadier“ will be opened within the area of the Roten Bastei at Burg Forchtenstein. In cooperation with LindnerArchitektur the interior team of BWM Architekten has created a modern ambiance inspired by authentic materials such as wood, dark metal and ceramics.
The project Vinofaktur Vogau by BWM Architekten reached the third place in the competition for the first award offered within the Veranstaltungsreihe für Architektur und Tourismus in den Alpen (series of events for architecture and tourism in the alps) taking place on a regular basis since 2009.
Link to Alpitecture Award
123 years of company history and a new tailor-made museum by BWM Architekten for the Austrian company Kapsch TrafficCom has been inaugurated at the opening event on 17 June. Technical appliances from early stages of telecommunication have been among the museum’s highlights.
Photo: © Christoph Panzer
The surface reconstruction and roof renovation works are progressing and will be completed in autumn. Within the wash house that has also been renovated by BWM the current exhibition „Ringstrasse des Proletariats“ is shown.
Photos: Christoph Panzer
Daniela Walten, partner of BWM Architekten is one of the 10 jury members for the interior contract award. The prize for an innovative and captive use of textiles in interiors is being awarded by the textile company Zimmer + Rohde in cooperation with AIT magazine.
Link zum interior contract award
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.
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
Photos: © ONB/ K. Pichler
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
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
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
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
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
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: © ORF.at/Zita Köver
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.
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
Roof extension in the 2nd district of Vienna is taking shape!
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.