Five finalists, including SOM and Zaha Hadid, chosen in competition for Sweden's tallest skyscraper

The finalists are Manuelle Gautrand Architects, Ian Simpson Architects, SOM, Wingårdhs Arkitektkontor, and Zaha Hadid Architects.

A rendering of Project 1, called Ursa. Renderings courtesy of Sernecke and ArchDaily.
May 29, 2014

In Sernecke's competition to design Sweden's tallest skyscraper, five finalists have been chosen. Regardless of the winner, who will be announced on June 17, each finalist will receive 500,000 kronor, ArchDaily reports

Check out all of the chosen projects below. The finalists are Manuelle Gautrand Architects, Ian Simpson Architects, SOM, Wingårdhs Arkitektkontor, and Zaha Hadid Architects.

The proposals were submitted anonomously, and, at this juncture, are not associated with specific finalists.

For more on the design schemes, including jury comments on why each was selected as a finalist, visit: http://www.serneke.se/om-serneke/nyheter-och-press/nyheter/karlavagnstornet/

All renderings courtesy of Sernecke, ArchDaily.

 

 

 

 

 

Project #1:

Name: Ursa
Height: 214 meters

 

Project #2:

Name: Svali
Height: 231 meters

 

Project #3:

Name: Glasklart
Height: 202 meters

 

Project #4:

Name: Polstjärnan
Height: 230 meters

 

Project #5:

Name: Kyssen
Height: 215 meters
 
 
 

The jury:

Christer Malmström (Architect) 
Louise Masreliez (Architect) 
Gothenburg Bjorn Siesjö (City Architect) 
Anders Svensson, (Architect, City Planning and Älvstadsprojektet) 
AB Olle Lindqvist (Special Projects) 
Staffan Bolminger (environmental manager) 
Serneke Group AB Ola Serneke (CEO)
Alban Herlitz (Project Development)
         
 

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