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2 garden centre hortes 11-03-2019

Contract signed for garden centre Hortes

Garden centre Hortes has commissioned Smiemans Projecten to build their second garden centre in Tallinn.

Havecentret Hobbyland garden centre 04-03-2019

First construction phase of garden centre Hobbyland completed

The doors of the first phase of the new Havecentret Hobbyland in Denmark were recently opened. The recently realized wide roof construction will be officially opened on 9 March.


artist impression botanical Uberlingen 28-02-2019

New exhibition glasshouse for Landesgartenschau 2020

For the Landesgartenschau 2020 in Überlingen (DE) EdenParks, part of Smiemans Projecten, will build the new exhibition glasshouse for the special collection of cacti. The highlight curved glasshouse construction will be realized on a turnkey basis.

Film WHC 11-12-2018

Inspiration tour en movie World Horti Center

The new project management team visited Fachjan, Koppert Cress and Greenvillage at TU Delft during an inspiration tour. Then a brainstorming session took place at the World Horti Center.

Hansaplant 27-08-2018

New restaurant for Hansaplant in Estonia

In the spring of 2019 we will build a new restaurant for Hansaplant in Estonia. The garden centre can also use this space for other festivities and gatherings.

Opening Ivy House of Groves Nurseries

On 14 May, the new restaurant Ivy House was opened by the proud owner Charlie Groves. This photo gives an impression of the magnificent restaurant for Groves Nurseries. The combination of steel and wood gives a warm appearance to the glass pavilion.

Squires Entrance 05-04-2018

Three festive openings

No less than three of our projects were delivered in a short period. One new garden center in Denmark and two projects for garden centres in England. For Squire's Garden Centre in Woking (GB), the extension of almost 1,700 m² and the new spacious entrance have been completed. 
gday USA 30-08-2016

Smiemans Projecten goes the USA

Soon Smiemans will execute in collaboration with AP Holland a project in Boston, USA. The glass pavilion will accommodate a large variety of special plants.

Opening Maxima 12-03-2018

World Horti Center officially opened by the Dutch Queen Máxima

March 7 the most important innovation center of the international horticulture sector was opened by none other than Dutch Queen Máxima.

Dronebeeld World Horti Center 20-12-2016

Smiemans builds the World Horti Center

We received very good news just before we are going to celebrate X-mas: we are going to build the glass construction of The World Horti Center!
This will be the international platform for horticulture, a meeting point and knowledge center where business, education and research come together.

Luchtfoto Jardin dHiverre 29-01-2018

Project EdenParks nominated for 'The Roof of the year'

Jardin d'Hiverre at "Bomencentrum Nederland" has been nominated for the award: Roof of the Year. The independent jury noticed the special shape of the roof and the combination of the materials that have been used in this progressive project. This is a wonderful recognition for everyone of EdenParks, part of Smiemans Projecten.

Glasshouse Inverewe 30-08-2016

Plant Propagation and greenhouse facilities for Botanical garden Inverewe (SCO)

Once again Smiemans Projecten has been given the assignment to build for a botanical garden. This time, the "National Trust for Scotland" asked us to build a propagation facility for Inverewe. Inverewe is one of the most famous gardens in Europe and one of the most visited in Scotland. "The National Trust for Scotland" is a non-profit organization that protects and promotes the natural and cultural heritage of Scotland.

Avoca outside 13-02-2017

Transformation of traditional garden centre in shopping centre

Smiemans transforms of a traditional garden centre into an inspiring shopping environment of the well-known chain Avoca in Ireland, Dublin.

Smiemans 27-11-2017

'Most distinctive in the industry' at SME Entrepreneur Award 2017

Last Thursday was the 11th edition of the SME Entrepreneur awards. Smiemans Projecten won the prize 'Most distinctive in the industry'.
Jeroen Smiemans: "It was a great experience and a recognition for the whole team." During a well-attended meeting of MKB Westland, the chairman of the jury of the MKB Entrepreneur Award, Lars Boellaard, announced the winners.


Billigst Blom 12-10-2017

Smiemans Projecten builds new garden centre in Denmark

This time Smiemans Projecten builds a venlo type garden centre for the chain Billig Blomst in the city of Aalborg (DK). The garden centre with a surface of 4,800m2 will get a large entrance.

Fleetwood Quays 15-07-2017

Botanical glasshouse Smiemans in development plan Fleetwood, UK

Smiemans Projecten is involved in a major redevelopment project for an old port in Fleetwood, west of England. Wyre dock development LTD is an investment company that has been asked by ABP, the owner of the port, to write a redevelopment plan. The goal is to transform this historic waterfront site still utilised by Fleetwood fish trading firms into a vibrant area where people can live, work, shop and recreate. This will benefit the town of Fleetwood.

Highlight and canopy 11-05-2017

Metamorphose for garden centre Squire’s

At Squire’s Garden Centre, the HighLight arc greenhouse provides extra sales space and the venlo roof ensures that customers can buy the outdoor plants even in bad weather. In addition, there is a new spacious entrance and most doors have been replaced. This gives the garden centre a total metamorphosis.

Amiri Botanical Glasshouse Bill Gates 08-12-2015

Bill Gates visited the Botanical Garden EdenParks built in Bayan Palace, Kuwait.

Bill Gates visited the Botanical Garden that EdenParks (part of Smiemans) built for His Highness the Emir in Bayan Palace, Kuwait.

Expo Milaan 01-11-2015

After building also dismantling Dutch glass pavilion at the World Expo Milano

The EXPO Milano took place from 1 May to 31 October 2015. EdenParks (part of Smiemans Projects) had the honor to build the Dutch glass pavilion and is now also responsible for finishing and moving the pavilion to a destination to be determined.
EFSA Retail Days 2020 18-08-2020

Join the EFSA Green Retail Days!

This year, Trend organisation EFSA will organise the EFSA Green Retail Days 2020. During these days it is possible to attend a Green Retail Tour and visit several garden centres and suppliers. You can also follow some interesting webinars or plan your individual trip to the showrooms of one of the EFSA members.

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