Now available: The publication on the Austrian State Prize for Design 2015 with all projects shortlisted this year. The Literature Museum of the Austrian National Library (OeNB) by BWM Architekten, PLANET architects and Perndl+Co was awarded as one of ten projects in the category Spatial Design.
A brand new hair salon featuring the exclusive Bundy Bundy design: decent colors such as beige, mauve and light green, elegant furniture and a clear design concept. The hair salon in Hietzing/Vienna has been refurbished within a record time of only seven weeks and has become one of Vienna’s most beautiful salons.
Photo: © Rupert Steiner
Jazzatbwm goes Italy (Muggia/Trieste): Autumn starts with plenty of groove! This time the destination will be Muggia, a beautiful little Italian town next to Trieste. The perfect place for a weekend by the sea!
Saturday, 16 October 2015, 8 p.m. at Taverna Cigui
Buildings „on display“ for everyone: For the second time the Open House takes place in Vienna. Again the 25hours Hotel Vienna at Museumsquartier opens its doors due to last year´s big success.
September 12th and 13th.
For more information see: Open House Wien
Lovers of medieval castels now have a new place of excursions in Burgenland – Austria´s land of castels. The Café Grenadier on the Esterházy Estate Burg Forchtenstein – experience a marvelous view in a surrounding of knights and fine materials. BWM in cooperation with LindnerArchitektur.
In a well connectecd location in Vienna´s 14th district a very attractive residential building with 78 owner-occupied flats is currently built. The flats consisting of two to four rooms are placed on four to six floors and have generously laid-out balconies, loggias or terraces.
You can already enrole for this procect by sending a mail to: sekretariat(a)cc-i.at
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
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
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.