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18/03/2020
CUPACLAD natural slate rainscreen cladding system has an aluminium structure, which offers a lot of advantages over other structures used in this kind of profiles, like a wooden one for example. Using an aluminium structure in this cladding system combines the efficiencies that rainscreen cladding brings with the advantages of aluminium properties, an ideal solution for […]
13/03/2020
We are thrilled to announce that CUPACLAD, our natural slate cladding system, continues to receive recognition around the globe for its strong performance. CUPACLAD is now a non-combustible material according to the Australian Standard 1530 Methods. CUPACLAD combines the efficiency of a rainscreen cladding with the superb properties of natural state, a material with with […]
17/02/2020
Humboldt Park is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Chicago. At the Fairfield Avenue there is a house that has undergone a radical change to become one of the coolest buildings in the area. Following an ‘Adaptive Reuse’, the transformation gave it a second life and a new purpose. Originally, the property hosted a noisy […]
16/01/2020
A mosaic is an artistic work related with the muses, according to the meaning of the original word in Latin. The tenth CUPACLAD Design is a big mosaic where you can combine the large slate pieces the way you like the most. The Romans considered that Mosaic was a fine art, so only those who […]

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08/11/2019
The ninth CUPACLAD design opts for vertical rectangles as a basis for creating modern projects with clean and simple lines. The straight lines simplicity rationalizes the design, while the slate stylizes the result. Our CUPACLAD ventilated façade system provides a sustainable, energy efficiency. CUPACLAD Design upright technical details SLATE SIZE FORMAT NOMINAL THICKNESS 50×25 Rectangular […]
25/06/2019
The zigzag pattern of CUPACLAD® Design ARROW projects energy and dynamism. This slate rainscreen cladding design takes a simple rhomboid format to create a sense of movement. Each line of slates points at the opposite direction to create infinite arrows that move back and forth, providing a dynamic design to both horizontal and vertical buildings. […]
26/02/2019
For our 7th CUPACLAD® Design, our designers have chosen a traditional material and transformed it into a more contemporary design. The result is OFFSET, an asymmetric and stylish ventilated facade design. It’s our engineers and designers’ goal to propose new innovative shapes and combinations that adapt to the latest architectural trends. With OFFSET, our designers […]
18/01/2019
One Museum Place is an architectural masterpiece of 215,000 square feet divided in two five-story buildings that houses 44 custom residences. The exterior façades combine several cladding materials, but natural slate walls cover most of the building. The team in charge of the construction was the visionary developer John Wieland, Mack Scogin Merril Elam Architects […]
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