Rijk Zwaan, R&D

Location Netherlands, Westland
Culture R&D, location De Vesting
Greenhouse approx. 3.5 ha
Buildings
CHP 2.0 MW-e
Advise 2009-2010;
design, permits, technical specifications, tendering, project management
Start building 2009
Start production 2010

Rijk Zwaan, R&D

The company cultivates and produces vegetables on behalf of the seed production under diverse circumstances in 41 compartments. The project meets the requirements of Sanpro (protocol of the most severe requirements regarding hygiene and separation of production flows and people in order to avoid crop diseases).

In close consultation with the client’s building committee, VEK Adviesgroep was responsible for the design of the hall, office building (toilets, offices, canteen, changing room), greenhouse and its equipment, including boiler room and co-generation installation of 2.0 MW-e. VEK Adviesgroep supervised the whole process, including planning, design (architecture), engineering, tendering & contracting.