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14.August 2015

Yours is the city alone!

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

5.August 2015

Welcome to Café Grenadier

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.

For more information Burg Forchtenstein

Project: Café Grenadier

29.July 2015

Leyserstraße takes off!

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)

1.July 2015

Off to the mountains!

BWM architects have designed the part of the exhibition Frankenfels-Laubenbachmühle of this year’s Lower Austrian Provincial Exhibition on the subject: „Ötscher:Reich - Die Alpen und wir“ (The Alps and Us).

From 25 April to 1 November 2015.

Project: NÖ Landesausstellung 2015 ›

17.June 2015

3. place Alpitecture Award 2015

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

Project: Genussregal - Vinofaktur Vogau  ›

16.June 2015

Jazzatbwm im Cafe Menta

26 June 2015, 7.00 p.m.
Cafe Menta, Radetzkyplatz 4, 1030 Vienna

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

14.June 2015

Opening Kapsch Corporate Museum

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

Project: Kapsch Museum ›

21.May 2015

News about the Karl-Marx-Hof

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.

Link to exhibition „Ringstrasse des proletariats“

Photos: Christoph Panzer

Project: Refurbishment of Karl-Marx-Hof ›

20.May 2015

Daniela Walten member of jury

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

28.April 2015

BWM architects are „architects of the year 2015“

The prize was awarded in Vienna within the 23. ATGA Facility Congress under the patronage of BIG and ÖBB.

Link to ArchitektIn des Jahres - ATGA Facility Kongress

Photos: © ATGA GmbH / Photographer: Alexander Müller

11.April 2015

Grand Opening Weekend

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

Project: Museum for Austrian Literature  ›

1.March 2015

Beautiful book!

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

Project: Tor zur Welt - InterContinental Wien ›

25.February 2015

Urban living

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

Project: Laurenzgasse 8-10, Vienna ›

8.February 2015

Wombat's London open NOW!

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

Project: Wombat's London  ›

1.February 2015

jazz@bwm at dachboden/25h hotel

11 February 2015, 8.30 p.m.
25hours Hotel, Lerchenfelder Straße 1-3, 1070 Vienna

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

Link to 25hours Hotel Vienna

18.January 2015

John Harris Club Sofiensäle

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

15.January 2015

It's set up...

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: © Köver

2.December 2014

Book presentation!

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.

Project: Tor zur Welt - InterContinental Wien ›

1.December 2014


Automic Software GmbH has moved to new office premises designed by BWM Architekten together with Kristof Jarder.

Link to

16.November 2014

Wombats London

The new City Hostel in central London next to the Tower Brigde and the Tower of London is about to be completed!

Opening Wombats London: 12 December 2014

Link to Wombats

15.November 2014

Keynote talk „Denkmalnutz“

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

Project: The Gschwandner - A legendary Viennese “Etablissement” ›

20.October 2014

Topping-out ceremony!

Roof extension in the 2nd district of Vienna is taking shape!

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