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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  • 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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    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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    Pagoden

    A protected tobacco warehouse and characteristic landmark was to be renovated to create modern offices covering a total area of 12 000 sq m. The original character of the building had to be retained while also allowing more light in and applying general sustainability features. In 2012, the renovated Pagoden was named one of the top two buildings in Gothenburg. Pagoden, which was originally designed by Cyrillus Johansson, is a clear example of 1920s building technology. This is a monumental...

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    KUNGSPORTSPLATSEN - OFFICE BLOCK

    The traditional old Hennigska Huset is situated in the heart of Gothenburg, near to the earlier Kungsporten. This building was erected in 1846 and designed by Carl Georg Brunius, and over the years it has been home to warehouses, shops of various kinds, homes and offices. The location is superb, overlooking the moat, Avenyn and Trädgårdsföreningen and up towards Lorensberg and Vasastaden. This, combined with the effervescent city life inside the moat, makes these premises entirely unique....

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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...

  • BDO

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    BDO

    The passionate revision firm BDO contacted Semrén & Månsson when they wanted a new interior concept to match their offer as a social, positive and driven partner for their clients. The visitor is led from the entrance to the reception and lounge area. Adjacent, a large conference room is located, through which a smaller open-plan office can be glimpsed. Small tables and pendant lights in the staffroom gives a café atmosphere, which invites for a small chat and a cup of coffee with the...