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17/11/2020
If you are an architect, specifier or just thinking about using natural slate in your façade, you are at the right place. We have summarized for you the most frequently asked questions on CUPACLAD. What is CUPACLAD? CUPACLAD is a natural slate rainscreen cladding system developed by architects, engineers and experts of CUPA PIZARRAS, the […]
Dr. Víctor Cárdenes Van den Eynde Geologist and roofing slate independent consultant
11/11/2020
Today I am going to share with you some thoughts regarding quality. I’ve been tempted to start this post with the formal definition of quality as defined in the dictionary, but I think we all know very well what quality is about, I don’t need to start my post with a boring definition. Quality means […]
03/11/2020
Joseph Jenkins is probably one of the most-informed men in the US on natural slate roofing. His book ‘Slate Roof Bible’ has won 10 awards and brings together decades of experience. The industry has changed a lot and it’s easier to find good and professional slate roofers in the US nowadays. As he explains in […]
22/09/2020
Waterfall is the new design concept of the CUPACLAD Design series. The hypnotic yet random design of the slate formats can add modern touch to any façade. Our natural slate experts and design team have risen the curtain to reveal the latest composition. In contrast to the previous designs, the natural slate is orientated vertically […]

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10/09/2020
A façade acts as the public face of a building. The visual appeal of the construction depends on the aesthetic of its design. However, the technical properties and performance of a façade are equally important although they often remain in the background. In a rainscreen cladding system, the most efficient solution for envelope purposes, the […]
06/08/2020
Summer has arrived and although it hasn’t been a typical year, with many plans being cancelled or postponed, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy it and embrace this time for a well-deserved break. Let’s look to the future and get some holiday inspiration through exploring some truly stunning properties that have adopted the use of […]
21/07/2020
The Scandinavian countries have succeeded in creating a unique and immediately recognised style. Architecture is not an exception, and the projects from Northern Europe are increasingly regarded as a source of inspiration. What is the key to this success? Whatever is superfluous becomes ugly over time This strong statement by one of the fathers of […]
13/07/2020
We are proud to announce that CUPA PIZARRAS is officially a carbon-neutral company according to the Carbon Trust. This achievement highlights our sustainable practices and provides an incentive to keep implementing policies to fight climate change. A carbon footprint refers to the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by a company in a year. In 2019 CUPA […]
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