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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.

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

26.August 2014

Jazzatbwm at the „ÖSW Hoffest“

03. September 2014, 5 p.m. 

Feldgasse 6-8, 1080 Vienna

Jazzatbwm is a group of passionate musicians formed around Erich Bernard and Markus Kaplan to regularly jam in the premises of BWM Architekten.

26.August 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

21.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.

More on the project Dachgeschoßaufbau Gußhausstraße

13.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

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.

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.

Link to project 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

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

Exhibition design "Vienna and the 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.

Link to the project Hotel Topazz

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.

Link to project


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 project John Harris DC Tower

Link to: John Harris DC Tower

Photo: © John Harris / Fotograf: Chris Singer

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:

10.February 2014

Staging painting and photography

Kokoschka – Das Ich im Brennpunkt in Leopold Museum Vienna: Exhibition design by BWM architects. Open until March 3, 2014.

Link to Leopold Museum

Link to project

More images

26.January 2014

Awarded again

For the second time after 2013 the Hotel Topazz has been listed among the best Design Hotels for 2014 by the German travel magazine GEO Saison. The Hotel Topazz located in the center of Vienna was built by BWM Architekten together with MICHAEL MANZENREITER ARCHITECTURE in 2012 and has already been awarded several times. Only a few Austrian hotels have made it twice into this international ranking of GEO Saison.

Project: best architects 14, Schorsch award, Hotel Property of the year ›

16.January 2014

BrandSpace 2014

06 March 2014 | Odeon Vienna

Brands require innovation – so how does it work?

An event of the network BrandSpace founded in 2012 to offer an interdisciplinary exchange on key issues of brand management in Austria. A joint project of art:phalanx, Brainds, BWM Architekten, and M.O.O.CON.

6.January 2014

Third place!

Competitive tending procedure for the new architectural design of the Weltmuseum Wien

The new architectural design of the Weltmuseum Wien has been announced in the framework of an international multi-stage competitive tending procedure. The exhibition „Schaustelle Baustelle“ shows the submitted projects at the Weltmuseum located at Heldenplatz until the end of November.

Project: Competition Weltmuseum Wien ›

17.December 2013

Kloster am Stein Monastery – media information

First media information on the cross-generational housing and residential project Kloster am Stein released at a press conference in mid-December.