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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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    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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    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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    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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    Klippan offices

    Near the southern bridgehead of the Älvsborgsbron bridge lies the district of Klippan, an area characterised by old industrial buildings which have now been converted into offices, homes and hotels to a greater or a lesser extent. Although this area is a cultural reserve, Klippan kulturfastigheter – owner of the buildings – wanted to continue developing and consolidating the area. Semrén & Månsson was commissioned to design an office block which was also intended to act as a point of...

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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...