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PHILOSOPHY

The strength of our service lies in staying true to the personal and professional values that have defined us over five generations, with the inquisitiveness and vocation to offer a modern service every day.

We are a company committed to sustainable development and the effort to excel in order to offer an efficient and transparent service, creating added value for our customers, suppliers and employees.

For a job well done and continuous improvement

At the service of efficiency and creativity

Research and Development

To the new constructive and professional demands

Commitment to our environment

· 1865: Beginning of the company by Francesc Duran Padern.
· 1870: Union of family branches of quarrymen and boilermakers.
· 1875: First work recruitment with technical and specialized personnel.
· 1880: Construction of roads in Reus, Salou and Vilaseca (Tarragona).
· 1885: Execution of works in Castilla y la Mancha and in the Aragonese Pyrenees.
· 1890: Construction of sports and recreational buildings.
· 1895: Promotion of own and private buildings in Badalona (Barcelona).
Family beginnings in the construction and promotion sector.

HISTORY

· 1900: First generational handover to Evelio Duran Massalleras.
· 1905: Construction of a single-family house and villas in the Maresme area (Barcelona).
· 1910: Intervention of Mr. Juli Mairal y Mundet as general manager.
· 1915: Comprehensive refurbishment of the Drassanes and Teatro Principal of Barcelona.
· 1920: Collaboration in the construction of the Tren Groc (La Tor de Querol).
· 1925: Road construction and urbanization of the Catalan Pyrenees (Lleida).
· 1930: Construction of the streets and initial developments of the Artigues (Badalona).
Family influence in private and civil works in Catalonia.

HISTORY

· 1935: Second generational relay to Robert Duran Moreu.
· 1940: First works with reinforced concrete, being pioneers in the technique.
· 1945: Public works of roads and roads in and around the old town of Barcelona.
· 1950: Opening of the company’s technical office in the centre of Badalona.
· 1955: Construction of buildings for municipal organizations and entities.
· 1960: Use of lattice structures for building construction.
· 1965: Construction and maintenance of industrial buildings in Catalonia.
Use of the Latest Techniques and Building Elements

HISTORY

· 1970: Third generational relay to Robert Duran Aguiló.
· 1975: Construction of public facilities and housing construction in Catalonia.
· 1980: Opening of the first technical office in the district of Sarrià (Barcelona).
· 1986: Constitution of the company "Construcciones Roberto Duran, S.A.".
· 1990: Discovery last phase of the Roman Baths of Badalona (Barcelona).
· 1995: Promotion of housing and the industry itself and for third parties.
· 2000: Construction, rehabilitation and restoration for parastatal agencies.
Professionalization of the organization and the internal structure

HISTORY

· 2005: Fourth generational relay towards what the current company has become.
· 2010: Construction for real estate promotions and renovation of listed buildings.
· 2015: Opening of the company’s Architecture Department.
· 2017: Constitution of the company "Betbarna Reunides Construcció, S.L .
· 2018: Realization of specialized comprehensive reforms of great difficulty.
· 2019: Organization of the current corporate structure and identity of the company.
· 2020: Inauguration of the new headquarters of the company in the district of Sarrià (Barcelona).
Specialization, organization of business lines and family commitment

HISTORY

Family beginnings in the construction and promotion sector:

  • 1865: Beginning of the company by Francesc Duran Padern.
  • 1870: Union of family branches of quarrymen and boilermakers.
  • 1875: First work recruitment with technical and specialized personnel.
  • 1880: Construction of roads in Reus, Salou and Vilaseca (Tarragona).
  • 1890: Construction of sports an recreational buildings.
  • 1895: Promotion of own and private buildings in Badalona (Barcelona).

Family influence in private and civil works in Catalonia:

  • 1900: First generational handover to Evelio Duran Massalleras.
  • 1905: Construction of a single-family house and villas in the Maresme area (Barcelona).
  • 1910: Intervention of Mr. Juli Mairal Mundet as general manager.
  • 1915: Comprehensive refurbishment of the Drassanes and Teatro Principal of Barcelona.
  • 1920: Collaboration in the construction of the Tren Groc (La Tor de Querol).
  • 1925: Road construction and urbanization of the Catalan Pyrenees (Lleida).
  • 1930: Construction of the streets and initial developments of the Artigues.

Use of the latest techniques and building elements:

  • 1935: Second generational relay to Robert Duran Moreu.
  • 1940: First works with reinforced concrete, being pioneers in the technique.
  • 1950: Opening of the companies technical office in the centre of Barcelona.
  • 1955: Construction of buildings for municipal organizations and entities.
  • 1960: Use of lattice structures for building construction.
  • 1965: Construction and maintenance of industrial buildings in Catalonia.

Profesionalization of the organization and the internal structure:

  • 1970: Third generational relay to Robert Duran Aguiló.
  • 1975: Construction of public facilities and housing construction in Catalonia.
  • 1980: Opening of the first technical office in the district of Sarrià (Barcelona).
  • 1986: Constitution of the company ” Construcciones Roberto Duran, S.A”.
  • 1990: Discovery last phase of the Roman Baths of Badalona (Barcelona).
  • 1995: Promotion of housing and the industry itself and for third parties.
  • 2000: Construction, rehabilitation and restoration for parastatal agencies.

Specialization, organization of business lines and family commitment:

  • 2005: Fourth generational relay towards what the current company has become.
  • 2010: Construction for real estate promotions and renovation of listed buildings.
  • 2015: Opening of the company Architecture Department.
  • 2017: Constitution of the company “Betbarna Reunides Construcció, S.L”
  • 2018: Realization of specialized comprehensive reforms of great difficulty.
  • 2019: Organization of the current corporate structure and identity of the company.
  • 2020: Inauguration of the new headquarters of the company in the district of Sarrià (Barcelona).

Team

OUR TEAM

The strength of our service lies in staying true to the personal and professional values that have defined us over five generations, with the inquisitiveness and vocation to offer a modern service every day.

We are a company committed to sustainable development and the effort to excel in order to offer an efficient and transparent service, creating added value for our customers, suppliers and employees.

Honorary President

Co-Director. Production Manager

Head of Studies

Director of Girona Delegation

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Social responsibility has been taking shape in recent years, parallel to economic growth and increased social awareness of certain rights, obligations and functions, but also duties and guarantees to citizens by companies that offer services.

In accordance with the above, DURAN BARBARÀ is governed by a set of principles and values that constitute our framework of action and that are the basis of those initiatives adopted for our contribution and commitment in this field:

R & D

The need and obligation to improve our company’s internal organizational procedures and processes, as well as the products and services we develop together with the technological advances and requirements, have led us to carry out a research and development protocol based on the following points:

Establishment of an innovation policy

Ensuring the R&D projects and activities developed in the company.

Continuous improvement of management and innovation systems.

Maximization of the involvement of employees and collaborators.

Innovation in structures, materials, ecology, home automation and company machinery.