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14.May 2019

Won: Austrian Interior Design Award

BWM Architekten were pleased to be awarded first place during the Austrian Interior Design Award ceremony at Salzburg fair! From a total of 278 projects the BWM interior concept of „Backstage on Stage“ for the Hotel am Konzerthaus has won in the category “interior design – gastronomy, hotel business". To the project.

13.May 2019

Smart Urban Development

On May 14 and 15 one of the most important conferences on smart urban development within South East Europe, the "Fifteenth Annual International Conference on the Real Estate Development“, will be held in Zagreb. BWM Architekt Markus Kaplan will be a panelist at the conference speaking on the topic „Why Vienna has been named one of the world’s best city to live in for the ninth time in a row“ with an introduction by Maria Vassilakou, Deputy Mayor of Vienna. To the event.

7.May 2019

Gasometervorfeld: Exhibition

All contributions at a glance: An exhibition at the Wiener Planungswerkstatt will show all contributions to the competition „Gasometervorfeld“, which BWM Architekten has won until May 10th. Project. Wiener Planungswerkstatt.

3.May 2019

New look for a&o Amsterdam

Just in time for tulip season the a&o Hostel in Amsterdam features a new design! For Europe’s largest hostel operator BWM Architekten developed the redesign of the entire portfolio, a modular refurbishment system with powerful colour accents introducing a new style while also offering fun & comfort. To the project.

2.May 2019

Team visit

The wonderful view offered by the apartments in Traungasse 12 is a good reason for the team to visit the building after its successful completion. An existing office building designed by Harry Glück in the 1960ies was extended and converted into a modern residential building by BWM Architekten now featuring a strikingly shimmering façade. To the project.

29.April 2019

All aboard!

Now open: Vienna House Amber Baltic Miedzyzdroje! BWM Architekten have completely redesigned the ocean liner-like Hotel Vienna House Amber Baltic Miedzyzdroje and fitted it to withstand any kind of weather. Maritime-inspired colours and shapes, and seafaring elements in brass and wood ensure that guests immediately feel welcome onboard.

25.April 2019

Competition won!

BWM’s team together with Carlo Lo Landschaftsarchitektur won the 1st place in the two-stage competition „Gasometervorfeld 2.0“. The idea with the titel "Bricolage City": A block perimeter grouped around 5 differently codified inner courtyards with various atmospheres including commercial zones and immediately available green areas via a Park-Active-Band. To the project.

23.April 2019

Planned: Spallartgasse

A new residential complex is being built on the site of the former Körnerkaserne barracks in Vienna. After winning a competition, BWM Architekten are designing two objects (site 6 and 7) in Spallartgasse 21-23. A new public pathway breaks up the formerly closed complex and connects Spallartgasse and Kendlergasse. To the project.

15.April 2019

Stories that are moving…

Under the title “World in motion! City.History,Mobility”, the Lower Austrian State Exhibition focuses on Wiener Neustadt and its relationships to the region and wider world. By interpreting mobility openly the exhibition planners have linked motions and changes with personal stories and biographies, such as those of BWM architect Erich Bernard with his second home, the wonderful city of Trieste. Have a look! To the exhibition.

8.April 2019

Opened: John Harris, the icon!

With the new John Harris fitness club in „The Icon Vienna“ located at Vienna Main Station the 7th location of the premium studio designed by BWM has opened.  In line with the slogan „industrial elegance“ a rough concrete look meets shiny, golden metallic elements as well as elegant furniture. Best conditions for training! To the project. To John Harris.

3.April 2019

On the diplomatic stage

With their skilful utilisation of colour, light and materials, BWM Architekten have brought the popular business hotel Vienna House Diplomat Prague, which dates back to the 1980s, into the here and now. The bar and restaurant are now also open to the local population. To the project.

27.March 2019

New: Moxy Copenhagen

Listed by Forbes magazine as one of the most exciting hotel openings of the year, Moxy Copenhagen converted by bwmretail as general planner has opened! Located in Copenhagen’s new hipsterific Sydhavnen district the lifestyle brand of the hotel chain Marriott stands out with affordable prices, its particular look and special façade. To bwmretail

25.March 2019

Let’s jazz up!

Join us for smooth grooves, late night bar food such as oysters, top drinks and many friends in one of the most legendary bars of Vienna: On Thursday 28 March Jazz@BWM featuring Cosy Famous guarantees great atmosphere at the Intermezzo bar of the cool Hotel InterContinental. Come along! To Intermezzo Bar. Photo: InterContinental Wien / der Krug

21.March 2019

On tour

As in previous years BWM architect Erich Bernard has taken his students of FH Wieselburg on a tour to Vienna to examine the subject of „retail & brand experience management“. At BWM offices in Margaretenhof a theoretic introduction was followed by the tour through the city including stops at the LGV –Gärtnergschäftl, the Sacher Eck as well as A.E. Köchert jewellery among others.

18.March 2019

„The Balcony“, a site of construction...

The House of Austrian History has called for contributions to  „visions for a charged location“ precisely for the so-called „Hitler balcony“ above the main entrance of the Neue Burg - Questioning: „If this place were open to the public, how do you think it could best be used?“ BWM architect Johann Moser proposes „light clouds above heavy stones“...Join in and like it on

13.March 2019

On the Amber coast…

A tip for all those who start to plan their summer holidays: the Vienna House Amber Baltic Miedzyzdroje located directly on Poland’s Amber coast. BWM Architekten are in charge of the entire refurbishment of 200 rooms as well as of all general areas. In April it will be opened in the new look. To the project.

5.March 2019

Tuesdays at the museum...

Every week interesting personalities guide through the exhibition „Into the Unknown – Austria since 1918“ in the House of Austrian History (Haus der Geschichte Österreich, hdgö) designed by BWM. In March every Tuesday at 4.30 pm, with, among others, Danielle Spera, director of the Jewish Museum or the former Federal President Heinz Fischer. Find all infos here.

27.February 2019

Hotspot – not only for the Opera Ball

On the 28 February the Vienna Opera Ball takes place. Next to it and yet apart the spectacle can be watched in the new Salon Sacher designed by BWM Architekten. The perfect meeting point to enjoy exquisite delicacies with extensive discussions and lively music in a 20s and 50s style. Make your reservations now! To Salon Sacher. To the project.

25.February 2019

Thirstdays Jazzclub

It’s time for ... „Thirstdays Jazzclub“! On 28 February from 6.30 p.m. Jazz@BWM feat. Cosy Famous take care for the right groove within a cool club atmosphere at APRON restaurant designed by BWM (to the project). Come along and join in!
To Restaurant APRON (3., Am Heumarkt 35-37)

18.February 2019

Redesign of the Salon Sacher

The Salon Sacher in the famous Hotel Sacher now boasts a glorious new look: Following their redesign of the Sacher Eck  2017, the Vienna-based BWM Architekten also redesigned the salon, which has both a café and a bar area. The black and coral colour scheme and the 1920s and 1950s elements congenially complement one other. Arched globe lights highlight the bar’s role as a centrepiece, and tinted mirrors and metallic effects perfectly round off the overall look. The historical stucco ceiling, which is preserved and displayed by means of a generous opening, is an absolute eyecatcher. To the project.

15.February 2019

Sparkling and glittering…

…is the new spa with pool on the ground floor of the John Harris fitness studio at Schillerplatz! After more than ten years the old wellness area, also by BWM Architekten, has been newly designed and considerably extended to an area of 270 m2. The new dark and mysterious look with abstract ornamental light effects reminds of Oriental Hammam atmospheres. To the project.

11.February 2019

Share the love: 1+1 for free at grätzlhotel!

The month of February is dedicated to spending time together! This is also true for the popular Viennese grätzlhotel operated by BWM Architekten: Those who book until the 14 February – valid for the period until 28 November 2019 – receive a free night! Just indicate the Promo Code “Valentine” when making the reservation via email or phone. Go grätzlhotel!

7.February 2019

Vacation program

How about some culture during semester vacations? The House of Austrian History (hdgö) designed by BWM offers all kinds of programs, whether it is discussions series with prominent speakers, guided tours by curators or so called family mornings, there is something for everyone. Just give it a go! To the project. To hdgö. (image: hdgö/Hertha Hurnaus)