New projects, developments and innovations
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Another award for rooftop greenhouse Agrotopia, this time the BTTV
Once again Agrotopia has won a prestigious award. This time the first prize of the Benelux Trophy for Hot-dip Galvanisation in the Aesthetic Galvanisation category. Since its opening, the roof greenhouse has won several design awards, such as the WAF and the Belgian Construction Award.
Renovation garden centre Dvorak
In Czechia we have started with the renovation of garden centre Dvorak. The 1,400 m2 wide span structure was built by us in 2008. The roof, screens and ventilation windows will be replaced in order to better monitor and control the indoor climate in the garden centre. This will result in further energy savings.
Completion first phase Plantorama Amager
The first phase for Plantorama Amager, building the new restaurant, has been completed. Now we have to wait before we can start with the second phase: the construction of the 5,000 m2 garden centre. The old garden centre will be demolished to make way for the new, larger and more sustainable building. The restaurant will then be connected to this new garden centre.
New restaurant & garden centre for Plantorama
The Danish chain Plantorama has once again commissioned us to rebuild the existing garden centre in Amager. First of all, a new restaurant is being built. After completion, the old garden centre will be demolished and the sustainable garden centre of 5,000 m2 will be realized.
Expansion Tenterden garden centre
In collaboration with our partner Ebtech Glasshouse Systems, we are realizing the expansion of the Tenterden garden centre of the GrovesWell garden centres chain. The new entrance and an extra glass construction for sales will be realized at the beginning of 2023.
Specially developed insulated wide rain gutters
These wide insulated rain gutters have been specially developed for the new garden centre Gardheimar. They have extra-large capacity to prevent nuisance during extreme rainfall or snow. Together with the extra thick sandwich panels, no less than 200 mm thick, this will ensure even better insulation and therefore an energy saving of more than 40%.
Construction progress of 7,250 m2 garden center in Iceland
In Iceland, a large part of the steel construction for the new garden center of Gardheimar is now in place. On a site of 20,000 m2, a total of the 7,250 m2 construction with a mezzanine floor will be built. The 1,100m2 warehouse has also been built.
Completion in sight for Nature and Health Center Maarssen (NL)
The wide span construction for Nature and Health Center in Maarssen has taken shape in a short period of time. The future-proof construction is heated and cooled without a gas connection. The materials used create an intimate, climate-proof complex in which sustainability is an important factor.
Congress IGCA of 2022 in the Netherlands
After two years of absence, entrepreneurs in the garden industry can finally meet again at the IGCA 2022 Congress in Amsterdam. Nearly 200 garden center owners have already registered to participate in the conference, which starts on Sunday 28 August and ends on Friday evening 2 September.
Another successful Round Table Event, this time on location
The Round Table Event 2022 took place on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 May. From 7 different countries, 12 major players from the garden center industry came together. Two full days of interaction, inspiring tours and entertainment.
Work started for largest garden centre of Iceland
This year we will build a 7,250 m2 garden centre in Reykjavík. The international architectural firm PK Arkitektar has designed this mega project. The large shop windows, the green roof, the vertical wooden blinds and the architectural facade with continuous canopies give the garden centre the biophilic look that suits the company.
Cut your energy costs with our expertise
All energy costs have risen to an all-time high in recent times and it will rise much more. While the world leaders are considering this energy crisis, we as a Knowledge Based Builder want to advise you on how best to make your glass construction energy-efficient or even energy-neutral. chart Blog Energy Brainpool
Renovate for the future!
Renovating your building has many advantages, more comfort for your customers and employees, cheaper than moving and more energy efficient by using better insulating materials. A recent example of a renovation without closing the doors is that of Praxis Amersfoort.
Start construction revolutionary Kipster in US
Successful Kipster once again commissioned us to build other farms, this time in Indiana, America. In 2017, the first most animal-friendly and ecological farm for laying hens in the world was built in Venray. In 2019 in Beuningen. Now they are crossing the border, the first work has started.