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Bellapart are experts in the design and construction of bespoke steel and glass structures, façades and complex building envelopes made from glass, steel, aluminium and other high-tech materials.

For many years, Bellapart has invested in equipment, technology and R+D in order to develop and deliver groundbreaking projects, providing the highest level of quality and performance to our clients.

History

Bellapart were established in 1939 and are family owned in the 3rd generation. Bellapart’s HQ are located in Cataluña and over the past years subsidiaries in other markets including UK, USA and France were established. Today Bellapart are a leading company in engineering of bespoke steel, glass and cladding projects in the international market place.

Competences

We have worked and continue to work with some of the most prestigious architects and engineering consultants including Richard Rogers, Norman Foster, Cesar Pelli, Ricardo Bofill, KPF, Rafael de la Hoz, Arup, Buro Happold, Schlaich & Bergermann, RFR, Eckersley O’Callaghan.

Bellapart has engineered and delivered glass and steel structures, double skin facades, curtain walls, domes, skylight, shell structures, free-form geometry and cable structures, pedestrian bridges, glass and metal staircases, glass floors and structural components for glass architecture.

Certification

Bellapart are certified in accordance with:

 


“Quality system management”: Internationally recognised standard to guarantee our quality management system.


“Structural components and kits for steel structures to EXC3 according to EN 1090-2”: European standard to regulate and unify the criteria for CE marking of metallic structures in construction, along with technical execution and quality criteria.

 

 

 

"Bellapart is accredited within the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) having demonstrated compliance with and sound management of current basic health and safety legislation."


 

Full accreditation under the Building Confidence Scheme, which is recognized as the standard for supplier excellence within the UK Construction industry

 

 

 

 

 

Company management

 


Francesc Arbós
President


Xavier Fitó
Managing Director


Joan Colom
Operation Manager


Elena Plantalech
Financial Director


Jean-François Portal
France Director


Christoph Egle
United Kingdom Director


Regina Bru
Business Development Manager


Elisenda Blanch
Estimating Manager

 

 

Awards

Outstanding Façade Innovation 2017
Bellapart received the Outstanding Façade Innovation 2017 award for the project of Berkeley Hotel entrance canopy, designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners last December 7th during the Glass Supper event in London.


Outstanding Façade Innovation 2015
Bellapart received the Outstanding Façade Innovation 2015 award for the engineering, fabrication and successful delivery of the Bombay Sapphire Glasshouses project in Laverstoke Mill (Hampshire - UK) the concept design of which was produced by Heatherwick Studio.

 


Best Business Initiative. 2008
Bellapart, SAU was awarded the prize for Best Business Initiative at the Garrotxí de l'Any Awards held on June 26, 2009. Cit Olot


DVF. Best Historic Restoration Award. 2008
Bellapart was awarded Best Historic Restoration for our work on the Diane Von Furstenberg building at the NEW YORK CITY MASTERWORKS AWARDS on May 15 2008.


Creativity International Award. 2005
In the Building Modality, the "Ros Metallurgical Industrial site", created by Francesc Arbós Bellapart, received this award from the Official Industrial Engineers Association of Catalonia.


CONSTRUMAT ’03 selection diploma, Barcelona
Selection diploma for technological innovation. Awarded to the PUNTpart Over-Head-Glazing product, as the "Cladding and structure products, Construction product Prize."        


VETECO-ASEFAVE ’02 Prize, Madrid (Spain)
Awarded to Bellapart Engineering for the development of a "New point fixing system for laminated glass".


CONSTRUMAT ’99 Prize, Barcelona (Spain)
Awarded to the PUNTpart Wall product for “Best industrial product for glass fixing”. The system allows point fixing of monolithic, laminated and insulating glass (the watertight clearances were also designed by Bellapart) by means of independent, AISI-316 stainless steel arms.


VETECO-ASEFAVE ’98 Prize, Madrid (Spain)
Awarded to Bellapart Engineering for the development of the “Deformational Control Device for large glass plates”, which was applied to the façades of the Participant Countries Pavilion in the Expo’98 exhibition in Lisbon, Portugal.


"INNOVATION LEADER" Prize
Hosted by the “Foundation for the promotion and development of La Garrotxa”, the prize was awarded to the thermal façade designed for the Bellapart central offices in Olot (Girona), in which the PUNTpart system was employed on insulating glass, together with an integrated heating system.

 

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