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

  • SEMRÉN & MÅNSSON SWIMMING AGAINST THE TIDE

    Semrén & Månsson are expanding in Stockholm! With a new address on Vasagatan 40, we're finally sharing the office space with Zynka Group again. With digitalisation, sustainability, and business know-how as the main principles, there is a steady, upward trend in the growth of the Stockholm office and its commissioned projects. Jakob Örtendahl, acting regional manager, shares his view on what makes Semrén & Månsson stand out on the Stockholm market. ...

  • SEMRÉN & MÅNSSON MALMÖ - A SMALL OFFICE WITH BIG MUSCLES

    In the fall of 2019, Semrén & Månsson opened up an office in Malmö, and are now present in the three largest cities in Sweden. Tobias Landberg, architect and regional manager, explains more about what makes this office stand out in the region, and what the plans are for the future....

  • 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. ...

Projects

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    GoCo Blocks E and F

    In Mölndal, south of Gothenburg, GoCo emerges a new health and life science innovation center which includes an injection of around 300 companies, housing, hotel and public meeting points. Astra Zeneca's' research facility is established close by, which operates in the same field. The aim is to create a place where researchers, entrepreneurs and talent is gathered from all corners of the world. The entire area is therefore designed to give an inspiring feel and includes many places which...

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    Clarion Hotel Post

    A 24,000 square-meter national monument was to be transformed into a modern large hotel of the highest class while simultaneously filling the need for a new central living room for the city. From the start, the office had been working to find opportunities to optimize the area and create a new expression in the middle of Gothenburg's historical gateway. At the same time as the establishment in the area around Drottningtorget was being discussed, the office was working with hotel Avalon. All...

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    Semcon

    At the beginning of the street Lindholmsallén and next to the quayside in a waterfront location, a new headquarter is commissioned by Semcon, an international technology consulting firm with engineering services and product information. The building will become a cost-efficient head office that meets tomorrow's expectations of a modern workplace as well as the requirements for sustainability, accessibility, and space efficiency. The inviting entrance is situated in the North-West, and it leads...

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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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    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...