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Exhibition opening: Higher powers

18 May 2021

Exhibition opening: Higher powers

The current spring exhibition “Higher Powers” shown at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien is designed by BWM Architekten and dedicated to how different civilizations and historical periods believe(d) in the existence of higher powers. On show from today, 18 May to 15 August under the title “Higher Powers. People, Gods and elements of nature.” (photo: Daniel Auer © KHM-Museumsverband)

Higher Powers.
Kenneth Hudson Award for the House of Austrian History

10 May 2021

Kenneth Hudson Award for the House of Austrian History

The House of Austrian History (hdgö) designed by BWM Architekten has been awarded the Kenneth Hudson Award 2020 of the European Museum of the Year Award for “civil courage, honesty and intellectual clarity”. We are so happy!

House of Austrian History (hdgö)
Johann Moser
If one sees the path from Heldenplatz up the magnificent staircase into the House of Austrian History as a journey – accompanied by architecture – through time into the present, I hope that after visiting the exhibition, as they walk back through those same monumental rooms, the visitors may have a changed, more forward-looking perspective …
Johann Moser
The Papyrus Museum in new splendor.

28 April 2021

The Papyrus Museum in new splendor.

Today the press conference for the reopening of the Papyrus Museum after the relaunch by BMW Architects took place at the Austrian National Library - with ONB CEO Johanna Rachinger, Museum Director Bernhard Palme and Johann Moser of BWM Architekten. The museum will be open again from May 4.

Papyrus Museum
New Exhibition Design 03

22 April 2021

New Exhibition Design 03

The new volume of the successful series presents the status quo in exhibition design and scenography with over 110 projects and 15 interviews. The focus is on current trends and corresponding methods, well-known firms, exceptional designers and curators. Order here.

Guided architecture tour of the opera …

11 February 2021

Guided architecture tour of the opera …

As the competition winners, BWM Architekten developed an open concept for a versatile, forward-looking visitor centre in the opera house. Currently the Vienna State Opera offers guided art and architecture tours from Fridays to Sundays, also leading through the new foyer.

Visitor’s centre at the Vienna State Opera
Railway legend at the Technisches Museum Wien

11 January 2021

Railway legend at the Technisches Museum Wien

The largest, heaviest, most powerful and fastest steam locomotive ever built in Austria is back at the Technisches Museum Wien from 12 October. Within an exhibition designed by BWM, in addition to the carefully restored original an interactive video installation brings this legend of the Austrian railway history to new life.

The 12.10.
Daniela Walten
Since BWM’s founding, it has evolved to encompass a wide range of business areas that complement one another, in turn creating real added value.
Daniela Walten
Ein Raum wie eine Bühne...

9 December 2020

Ein Raum wie eine Bühne...

BWM Architekten haben mit der Neugestaltung des Besucherzentrums der Bundestheater Holding in der Wiener Staatsoper einen repräsentativen Raum geschaffen, der als Treffpunkt für die Musikwelt Wiens dienen soll und gleichermaßen die Grenzen zwischen Hochkultur und städtischem Leben aufhebt – mit heute wurde der neue Standort geöffnet. (Foto © Severin Wurnig)

Visitor’s centre at the Vienna State Opera
One more time to the „old“ Papyrus Museum...

1 October 2020

One more time to the „old“ Papyrus Museum...

The last chance to visit the “old” Papyrus Museum of the Austrian National Library will be on the 3 and 4 October in the framework of the “ORF-Museumszelt”. After that it will be closed and given a relaunch according to plans by BWM Architekten. The renewed and considerably enlarged museum will be open again for the interested public in March 2021.

Papyrus Museum
Johann Moser
The message is clear: “Future energy is you!” Human beings can engage their energy to actively participate in discussions and tackle pressing environmental issues.
Johann Moser
In Between …

27 April 2020

In Between …

The House of Austrian History (hdgö) designed by BWM presents a new website and the digital exhibition „In Between: Photographs of 1945“ and offers numerous interactive activities.

House of Austrian History (hdgö)
A place of interchange

15 April 2020

A place of interchange

EIKON, the international magazine for photography and media art has created the „Schauraum" at the Vienna Museumsquartier, a freely accessible offprint exhibition and discussion location. It has been adapted according to the plans by BWM Architekten and: it is possible to make a short -for now- digital tour here.