Great architecture generates value that lasts over time. It enhances human well-being, makes societies grow and is a profitable investment over time. As we see it, it’s only when design, technology and economy interact on equal terms that the best architecture can be achieved. It’s only by taking a greater responsibility that we can build a better society together with our clients.

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News

  • THE PUBLIC MEETING POINT AND ITS IMPORTANCE FOR SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

    Historically we've learned that attempts to predict the future more often than not turn out to be wrong. It is important to keep in mind that the future is something we create through conscious and unconscious choices. Therefore, our studio suggest that instead of focusing on what kind of future is likely, we look to what kind of future we wish for. ...

  • PROSPECT: Humanising healthcare through digitalisation

    Healthcare architecture will be developed to improve and streamline health services. Semrén & Månsson's health studio predicts what the future holds for patients, healthcare providers, and architects. ...

  • PROSPECT: HOW THE HOUSING INDUSTRY WILL CHANGE IN THE NEXT DECADE

    The housing industry is facing significant challenges, but also many exciting opportunities. These are the trends Semrén & Månsson's housing studio - with input from several clients - predict will have the greatest effect on our day to day lives. ...

  • INSIGHTS: BUILDING ARCHITECTS - A FRONT WITHOUT BACK

    A construction project can be complicated, and building codes, regulations and appeals do not make it any easier. The role of the developer is becoming increasingly complex, and there is a growing need for a partner with an understanding of the entire business and with real-life experience. This is why we are building on our own account. To learn more about the pedagogical aspects, to better understand our client's business deal, and to develop the role of the architect into a close...

Projects

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    Hernhutaren

    The building on the corner of the city block Hernhutaren on Kungsportsplatsen in central Gothenburg was built around 1860. It is a historical address where the owner of Meeths department store once lived. Also, the local newspaper GP's office and printing house were located here in the past. Semrén & Månsson has been commissioned by Wallenstam to design a reconstruction where the buildings existing tin roof is replaced with one of glass with a graphic striping that creates a modern, and...

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    Stocksund

    At the request of Patriam, Semrén & Månsson has created 36 well-designed apartment, placed on a natural hillside in the middle of the residential district Stocksund, north of Stockholm. The two mirroring buildings are covered in grayish green slate which shades differ depending on weather, light and season. The railings and window sashes create a contrast with a warm, bronzy color that matches the shifting colors of the façade. The spacious stairway receives plenty of daylight, and the...

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    Sollentuna Hospital

    In collaboration with Norconsult, Semrén & Månsson has designed a complete refurbishment of Sollentuna Hospital, built in 1978, transforming it into a modern local hospital and specialist center. Once completed the hospital will include modern care facilities focusing on geriatric and other specialized somatic care, as well as a specialist center designed to support the geriatric care unit. The main thought with the design is for the hospital to blend in with the surrounding nature, with...

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    Gråskär

    Gråskär is a new hotel with a unique location at the end of the pier in Södra Hamnen in Skärhärm, which is located in the archipelago of Bohuslän. The hotel will be right next door to The Nordic Watercolor Museum and is planned to include a spa, conference facilities, and a restaurant. This investment will not only addresses the need for more accommodation in the area but also makes for an additional reason to visit Skärhamn. The design is inspired by the history of Skärhamn and its...

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    Vintergatan

    The buildings in the new city block will make for an exciting new addition to the central parts of the picturesque and historically interesting stone-city Sundbyberg. The elevated and hilly plot is located to the East in a quiet area towards the end of Vintergatan. The mountainous landscape has been an asset since the terraced courtyards, and the pliable levelled buildings integrate the area's scale into a dynamic cityscape. Vintergatan merges the pulse of the city with the small town's charm...