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26/09/2017
This project is inspired by natural materials to blend in with the surrounding environment: natural slate, stone, wood … A sustainable dwelling at the forefront of architecture! Find out all the details of this unique home. FLOATING AMONGST TREES This innovative project developed by Sustainable Energy & Housing is located near Bilbao (Spain) and has […]
31/08/2017
CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate was specially selected for its qualities including its adaptability, longevity and elegant look.     THE PERFECT CHOICE FOR A LUXURY NEIGHBORHOOD The exclusive Langton Homes development is set in Great Easton, England.  Each property features over 5,500 square feet of accommodation and has been tailored to meet the needs of […]
29/08/2017
It’s CUPA PIZARRAS’ 125th birthday! 125 years of commitment to quality that has made us the world leader in natural slate. OUR HISTORY It has been 125 years since the founders of CUPA PIZARRAS extracted the first slate from the Solana de Forcadas quarry in Northern Spain. This significant milestone is unrivalled by competitors in […]
22/08/2017
This House located in Asturias (northern Spain) has been designed to become a net zero energy home! Do you know how to get it? Find out here all the details … GREATEST CONVENIENCE WITH NATURAL MATERIALS The architecture studio Duque y Zamora, specialized in Passivhaus standard, has just finished this project aiming to minimize the […]

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26/07/2017
The roof is undoubtedly the most important part of a house. So, when thinking on installing, replacing or renewing a slate roof, it is preferable to be well informed. Don’t miss these key questions and answers about fixing slates. 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FIXING SLATES 1. What do I need to know when […]
30/05/2017
Have you ever wondered where do slate roof tiles come from? From quarry to roof, natural slate goes a long way. Its manufacturing process is probably much more handcrafted you have ever imagined. Don’t miss these 6 steps showing how natural slate is produced! NATURAL SLATE PRODUCTION IN 6 STEPS Before quarrying, the expert geologists […]
04/04/2017
We are proud to announce that CUPA PIZARRAS has joined the US Green Building Council (USGBC). PROMOTING A HEALTHIER AND GREENER ARCHITECTURE The US Green Building Council is a non-profit organization promoting sustainability in building design and construction. They lead the entire industry on designing buildings that are environmentally friendly, profitable and healthful. CUPA PIZARRAS’ […]
28/03/2017
When talking about Nordic design, the little details make the difference. That is exactly what this Danish family wanted to achieve a sustainable but bright, elegant but with the highest energy efficiency home. And the result was this “Future House“, a simple and multifunctional house designed by the Danish architects Novaform Arkitekterne. A NATURAL AND […]

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