Semrén och Månsson Arkitektkontor AB

Our motivation is to create balance and synergy between design, technology and economy. In close dialogue with our clients, we transform creative ideas into projects with lasting value.
This holistic approach is our trademark.

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  • Welcome Anders!

    Semrén & Månsson are expanding and are hiring Anders Erlandsson as their new Managing Director. Anders was before Office Manager at Tengbom in Gothenburg....


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  • Semrén & Månsson strengthens its housing department

    Semrén & Månsson has had a hectic Autumn, and strengthens now its housing market to meet the high demand. Elin Wallinder will be taking on the role as studio chief housing market at the office in Gothenburg.- Semrén & Månsson wants to be in the front line when it comes to the development of the housing market in Sweden, and the recruitment of Elin Wallinder is part of that strategy, says Office Manager Sophie Dufva....

  • Vox Hotel awarded

    The municipality of Jönköping has awarded newly opened Vox Hotel for Good Building Conservation of 2014. The price is annually given to a careful and valuable handling of an existing building, and this year Semrén & Månsson and constructor Eric Ekblad at Fastighets AB were awarded for the transformation of the existing office building that now hold Vox Hotel....


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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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    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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    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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    Avalon Hotel

    The detailed plan was formulated and the guidelines were drawn up in close cooperation with the City Construction Office for what would become Avalon Hotel. Semrén & Månsson participated from detailed planning to detailed design. Right from the outset, the goal was to create an extrovert and experimental building that united public content with an expressive exterior. The asymmetry of the tapered plot was picked up and can be seen throughout the entire hotel in the form of a "broken...

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    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...