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

  • Ulrika Liss-Daniels new CEO at Semrén & Månsson

    Following an exhaustive recruitment process, Ulrika Liss-Daniels has been appointed the new CEO of Semrén & Månsson Group. Ulrika Liss-Daniels has many years of experience from senior positions in the Gothenburg region’s commercial sector, most recently as head of advertising agency Grey Gothenburg. She takes up her post at Semrén & Månsson on March 1, 2019. ...

  • A Greener Approach to City Planning

    Sustainable city planning, diverse urban areas, green lungs, ecosystem services and climate-smart construction. These are some of the questions that are being raised by Oskar Tagesson, Architect at Semrén & Månsson. He is also the driving force behind The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation's newly founded city planning group in Gothenburg. The goal is to create a green and sustainable city where people can live in harmony with nature....

  • Peggy Deamer, Yale School of Architecture, Meets with Magnus Månsson to Discuss the Role of the Architect

    She is a professor at the prestigious Yale School of Architecture in the United States and is researching a variety of topics, one of them being the development of the role of the architect. In addition, she runs her own architecture firm and is one of the founders of the organization The Architecture Lobby. Recently she went on a trip to Europe where she visited a number of leading architects in London, Paris and…Gothenburg!...

  • Magnus Månsson Re-Elected as Chairman of Building Architects

    The interest in building in-house is increasing rapidly among Swedish architects, and more and more of them are reaching out to the association Building Architects. The number of associated architecture firms has grown from 9 to 35 in just a few years. Semrén & Månsson’s group president Magnus Månsson, who was recently re-elected as chairman for another two years, sees the association as a vital part of the movement to change the role of the architect....

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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    Karlatornet

    Karlatornet – a collaboration between British Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) and Danish Entasis - was announced as the winner of an international competition of what is going to become the tallest building in the Nordic countries. The tower will be situated on Lindholmen, and with its 73 floors, it will estimate a total height of 245 meters. Karlatornet will become a new landmark for the city of Gothenburg, as well as mark the start of the development of the new neighborhood...

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    BRF Sjöhamnen

    ’Klippan’ is an extraordinary area in Gothenburg that exhibits a lot of qualities for residents as well as visitors. Recently, a number of interesting new construction projects have contributed to turning Klippan into a nice, modern and attractive residential area. Our hope and beliefs are that our current project for KB Majorna will contribute to developing and strengthening this progress even further. The essential idea with this project has been to create a large number of apartments of...

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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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    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...