Margaretenplatz 4/L1
1050 Vienna, Austria
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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

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.

Link to the project Laurenzgasse 8-10

12.September 2014

Margaretenstraße heading out of the city

Transformation of the city - chance or loss

07. November 2014, 3 p.m.

Only a few areas in Vienna have undergone such significant and at the same time unnoticed changes as the district Margareten. Social and architectural transformations will be discussed: closed shops being just as much part of the urban mix as emerging initiatives. With Erich Bernard und Franziska Leeb.

Duration: 3 hours, route: from Margaretenplatz to Gaudenzdorfer Gürtel
, meeting point: 1050, office BWM Architekten, Margaretenplatz 4/L1

24.September 2014

Final spurt for project Gußhausstraße II

After dismantling the scaffolding the very plastic façade of the representative residential building constructed in 1903 shines in new splendour.

Project: Dachgeschoßaufbau Gußhausstraße ›

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 ›

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.

15.July 2014

Change in company name!

In the context of the extended ownership structure BWM changes its company name to:

BWM Architekten und Partner ZT GmbH

11.July 2014

Final spurt for project Gußhausstraße

The attic construction in Gußhausstraße is taking shape. The concept of the construction was to return the roof volume changed in the 50ies to the original attic roof of 1903.

Project: Dachgeschoßaufbau Gußhausstraße ›

9.July 2014

„best architects 14“ exhibition Luzern

In August the exhibition „little daily wonders“ will be shown at the Kornschütte Luzern displaying all 115 projects selected for the „best architects 14“ Award.

Kornschütte Luzern, Kornmarkt 3

14. August - 31. August
Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holiday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission free

Link to Awards/Hotel Topazz

Link to best architects award

Project: Hotel Topazz Wien ›

12.June 2014


The new access and shop of MÜNZE ÖSTERREICH (Austrian Mint) has been awarded with a „Schorsch“ by the Vienna Municipal Department MA 19. For the 7th time already this award for exemplary building in Vienna goes to BWM Architekten. All 28 awarded projects will be displayed at the MA 19 in the 12th district of Vienna.

Project: Münze Österreich ›

12.June 2014

Competition winners!

First place in the urban development proposal competition on construction site B situated in the area of Preyersche Höfe in Vienna.

BWM Architekten have won the urban development proposal competition for the ÖSW (Österreichisches Siedlungswerk Gemeinnützige Wohnungs AG) and Familienwohnbau together with skstadtplanung and Albert Wimmer as well as with Auböck & Karas. The project combining buildings of varying heights with different open spaces facilitates orientation by parcelling and separating the building mass and thus supporting individual uses by the occupants.

Project: Preyersche Höfe ›

25.May 2014

Summit Retail & Shops

For the third time MADEby gathers leading designers for a summit, this time in the souks of Marrakech. The aim is to find answers to the many urgent questions on retail design.

Link to MADEby / Johann Moser (BWM) - Retail Design ist ...

Link to MADEby / Summit Retail & Shops

Photo: © Christina Dragoi

19.May 2014

Ready to move in!

Modern living by the Vivenotpark in Vienna: 31 apartments in the center of Meidling are being completed and will be available at the beginning of July. The construction impresses with green areas, balconies in the yard and large terraces leading to the park: this is how to enjoy the outdoors within the big city.

Project: Residential building Vivenotgasse ›

17.May 2014

Wine and architecture

Genuss-Regal Vinofaktur Vogau of BWM on tour
The exhibition about wine, architecture and landscape starts in Budapest next week.
When: May 29, 2014
Where: FUGA, Budapest Centre of Architecture,1052 Budapest, Petőfi Sándor utca 5.

Link to the project: Wine and architecture in central Europe

Project: Genussregal - Vinofaktur Vogau  ›

9.May 2014

Vienna and the 1873 World Exhibition

The Metropolis Experiment
– Vienna and the 1873 World Exhibition

5 May 2014 – 28 September 2014
Tuesday to sunday and public holidays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wien Museum
1040 Vienna, Karlsplatz 8


Project: 1873 World Exhibition ›

13.April 2014

AIT Award 2014

The Hotel Topazz in Vienna (by BWM Architekten together with MICHAEL MANZENREITER ARCHITECTURE) was awarded with the third prize in the hotel category. An international jury made its selection from among almost 600 projects in more than 30 countries in 8 categories.

Project: Hotel Topazz Wien ›

26.March 2014

Opening exklusive DURST-BAU–Studio Vienna

Design of a showroom for sales consulting on the subject of surfaces and bathroom design.


Project: Showroom Durst-Bau ›

23.March 2014

Opening John Harris DC Tower

On Monday 24. March 2014 John Harris was opened in the new DC Tower, currently the highest building in Austria. The interior planning of this fitness-club location was also designed by BWM Architekten.

Link to: John Harris DC Tower

Photo: © John Harris / Fotograf: Chris Singer

Project: John Harris DC Tower ›

9.March 2014

City exploration Mariahilfer Straße/Vienna

A city exploration on the history of Mariahilfer Straße was carried out on Friday, 07 March 2014 in cooperation with the Wien Museum. Erich Bernard (BWM Architekten) and Franziska Leeb (architecture journalist) offered a guided tour through the Mariahilfer Straße and its neighbourhood focusing on urban development and architecture.

The next city exploration: Saturday, 27 September 2014, 2 p.m. on
city transformations – chance or loss
A walk between Margaretenplatz and Margaretengürtel
Unfortunately the walk is already fully booked!

3.March 2014

Vienna on its way to become a solar city

Within an enquete on photovoltaics DI Liz Zimmermann presents „guidelines for the use of solar energy in the city“.

ENQUETE ON PHOTOVOLTAICS – Vienna on its way to become a solar city

Wednesday 05 March 2014, Vienna City hall
Link to:

13.February 2014

bwmretail is online!

Our partner company bwmretail GmbH is specialized in shop design and enterprise architecture and works throughout Europe.

Link to bwmretail: