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14/08/2019
A listed building in the seaside town of Helensburgh required a complete re-roof in order to accommodate new luxury apartments. Due to strict planning restrictions, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 slate was specified due to its close resemblance to the original Scottish slate used on the project. Built in the 1860’s and extended by celebrated Scottish […]
18/07/2019
CUPA PIZARRAS’ versatile Heavy 3 natural slate has been specified to deliver a traditional aesthetic to a unique contemporary residential property in the Bearsden conservation area. Located in the Glasgow suburb of Bearsden, the Gables is a bespoke, detached five-bedroom family home that features extensive use of glazing and a modern open layout to achieve […]
03/07/2019
Natural slate rainscreen cladding CUPACLAD® 101 PARALLEL will cover the façades of the Fairfield Library in Richmond, Virginia (USA). Works are still in progress, but the project is so stunning we wanted to share it with you already! This huge library will house hundreds of computers and will be as impressive on the inside as […]
25/04/2019
The design of this outstanding Sport and Conference Center in Felcsút is inspired by organic architecture, an architectural philosophy which seeks a balance between human habitation and the natural world, and its roof is covered with our CUPA 12 natural roofing slate. This impressive centre was designed by the well-known Hungarian architect Imre Makovecz (1935-2011), […]

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23/04/2019
Slate can be as modern as traditional, and this boomerang-shaped slate roof is a great example of this versatility. This unusual roof has been created with 900m2 of HEAVY 3 natural roofing slate and covers an award-winning country house in Stirlingshire. Heavy 3 was chosen because of its resistance and durability as it provides a […]
01/04/2019
These small triangular houses cladded with CUPA 12 natural roofing slate are part of the Zen Garden Resort located in Zánka (Hungary). A roofing and cladding project that we’ve done in collaboration with our official distributor in Hungary, Tető Horn Kft. Just like our slates, every architectural project designed with this natural material is unique. […]
11/03/2019
A renovated private house in Suffolk has been roofed with CUPA 12 slates. This roofing material was chosen for its high-quality and appearance. The building, known as Street Farm, was designed and built by JRF Developments. A bungalow transformed into a stunning private house This property, located in historic Bury St Edmunds, was originally a […]
27/02/2019
Treldehuset summer house is a great example of modern sustainable architecture. This Danish architectural project has reinvented traditional pitched roofs creating a house inside a bigger house. Treldehuset was designed by Danish architecture studio CEBRA and is located in Vejle, Denmark, near the Vejle Fjord river. The summer house integrates nicely into the natural surroundings […]
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