New projects, developments and innovations

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Overzicht3 30-11-2021

Renovation DIY store Praxis (NL)

At the beginning of 2022, we will renew the entire roof, the indoor screen installation and the facades of Praxis Amersfoort. An area of more than 5,000 m2 is being tackled in phases, so that the store does not have to close its doors to its customers.

Transformation Hageland Tronsholen Hagesenter Smiemans 24 18-10-2021

Metamorphose garden centre Tronsholen Hageland

For the garden centre of the well-known chain Hageland in Tronsholen we realized a completely new look. A new entrance has been build and all facades have been replaced.

AAB 3d design 30-09-2021

Start new high tech laboratory for KP Holland

The internationally operating grower and breeder KP Holland commissioned us to build a technologically advanced laboratory along the busy flower route. Start was in September.

Constructie Natuur en Gezondheidscentrum Maassen 18-08-2021

New project: Nature and Health Center

For Da Capo we will build a Nature and Health Center in Maarssen (NL). The wide-span construction will provide accommodation for complementary and paramedical care.

Energyneutral 17-08-2021

Energy-neutral construction, what are the advantages and possibilities?

The revised European Directive on energy performance of buildings (2010/31 / EU) of May 2010 states that all new buildings must be built nearly energy-neutral by 31 December 2020 at the latest. How does this effect your plans and how can we help. Read it in our blog:

Hageland Tau 2 24-06-2021

New garden centre for Hageland in Tau

We are delighted to announce, that we have been commissioned to build a whole new garden centre in Stavanger area ( Norway) for one of the members of the large Hageland group in Norway.

Tropical glasshouse botanical garden Flora BTTV 25-05-2021

Winner of the Benelux Trophy for Hot Dip Galvanizing 2021

We are proud to announce that of the 10 nominees our project for Flora Botanischer Garten has won the Benelux Trophy for Hot Dip Galvanizing 2021.

Royal projects Smiemans 26-04-2021

Royal projects

In the Netherlands, April 27 is King's Day, a national holiday. Many of our projects have been opened by a member of the Royal Family, something of which we are of course very proud. Curious which ones?

Collaboration Hortere 12-04-2021

Also collaboration with French Hortère Conseil

After our recent collaboration with Ebtech Glasshouse Systems Ltd., we now also joined forces with Hortère Conseil in France. This collaboration ensures a better, continuous, faster realisation of our services to the French market, whilst still providing the Smiemans technology, experience, and expertise.

Plantorama Tilst Horsholm garden centre Smiemans Havecenter5 29-03-2021

Opening Plantorama Tilst & Horsholm

In one weekend, the successful Plantorama chain has opened two new garden centres which will bring them to a total of 13 locations. On March 26, Denmark's largest garden centre was opened in Tilst and the day after the establishment in Hørsholm. We are proud that we have been able to realize these sustainable projects.

Glass construction botanical garden Flora 23-03-2021

Completion in sight nominated glasshouse at botanical garden Flora

We are working hard at the special 3,000m2 project in the famous botanical garden in Cologne. Most of the glass has been placed in the ultra-modern glass roof of this progressive project. So special that it has a chance to win the price for the BTTV 2021 of Zinkinfo Benelux.

Round Table Event 2021 25-02-2021

Round Table Event 2021

On February 23rd, Smiemans Projecten, together with Garden Connect & Tuinbranche Nederland, organised the follow-up to the Round Table Event of the previous year. This time as a webinar. No less than 19 entrepreneurs from 7 different countries, all with their own experiences and cultures, were online.

Cooperation logo 18-01-2021

Cooperation Ebtech

We recently joined forces with Ebtech Glasshouse Systems Ltd in offering our combined services to the UK garden centre market. This partnership allows garden centres a wider range of services and a local service point.


Horsholm garden centre Plantorama 15-12-2020

Biggest garden centre in Denmark almost completed

At the same time as the new 9,000m2 garden center in Hørsholm, we are busy with the final work at the 12,000m2 Plantorama garden center in Tilst. Despite the Corona virus, we will be able to realize both locations in ± 8 months.

Richtfest Botanischer garten Flora 12-10-2020

Richtfest Flora Botanischer garten Köln

Together with the municipality of the city of Cologne and Königs Architekten, we celebrated the 'Richtfest' for the special glass construction at the famous botanical garden "Flora" in Cologne.

Realisation Planon innovation campus Smiemans EdenParks 08-10-2020

Opening soon: Planon Innovation Campus

Planon Innovation Campus; this biophilic and energy neutral glasshouse will soon be used as a workshop, recreation room and showcase for their products.

Hortes Riga darza centrs garden centre Smiemans 3 06-10-2020

Opening new Hortes garden centre in Riga (LV)

This month garden centre chain 'Hortes' will open its third establishment in Riga. They successfully grow to three locations in a short time. Two of them were recently built in Estonia.

Storage havecenter Naestved Billig Blomst 29-09-2020

3.000 m2 Venlo construction realised in 8 weeks for Billig Blomst

Despite COVID-19 we realised 3,000 m2 of Venlo construction in eight weeks at the newly acquired garden centre of Billig Blomst in Næstved. This fast growing Danish chain now has six garden centres.

Higest point Flora Koln Botanischer Garten 01-09-2020

Highest point of glass palace at ‘Flora’ in Cologne

On 27 August, the first large steel arch of the new tropical glasshouse for Flora und Botanischer Garten Köln was erected and secured. The highest point of this special glass construction for this well-known botanical garden in the city of Cologne is reached at an early stage.

VB glass construction Smiemans atrium innovation 27-07-2020

Climate-proof office of VB receives GPR Certificate

Monday July 20 was the first working day for the employees of VB at their new energy neutral workplace. On that day, the GPR certificate was also awarded after an extensive assessment by consultancy bureau M3E. With extremely high scores (between 7.9 and 8.8), the sustainability of this property is one of the best in the Netherlands.

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