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Top 10 most-liked architecture posts of 2017

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As 2017 draws to a close, we have looked back at our blog to highlight our top 10 most popular posts of the year.

Check out the most well-liked CUPA PIZARRAS’ articles of 2017!


  1. 10 Contemporary houses with pitched roofs 

    When building a roof for your home, a pitched roof is a common option, especially in climates that see a lot of rain throughout the year. But how can we change the classical notion of sloped roofs to help them earn a place in leading-edge architecture?

    These 10 examples will show you how pitched roofs make a point in contemporary homes!

    family home in loctudy france

  2. Top 7 architecture twitter accounts you should follow 

    Architecture design is always a hot topic and there are some great people twittering about the latest trends in home building and decoration.

    Check out these architecture twitter accounts we think you need to follow to stay updated.

  3. Vermont Slate acquisition by the world leader in natural slate 

    CUPA GROUP, the business group to which CUPA PIZARRAS (the world leader in natural slate) belongs, has just acquired Vermont Slate Company LLC, the largest importer of roofing slate in the US West Coast. Find here more details…

  4. Natural slate cladding: the perfect solution for architecture

    Contemporary architects consider natural slate cladding an optimal material for building. Thanks to its high performance, its low maintenance and durability, slate tiles have become a stand-out element in modern design.

    Get to know here more reasons…

    slate exterior wall

  5. 8 benefits of installing a residential solar thermal system

    Have you ever considered a roof solar installation? Whether you are trying to reduce your energy bills or aiming to have an eco-friendly home, the solar thermal power is a great solution for you!

    Find out here its main benefits.

  6. Why thermal insulation is so important to save energy 

    When thinking about efficiency, the first strategy to apply should be saving energy. It’s important to understand that limiting the waste of energy resources such as internal heating is essential. 

    We show you here the best solution to improve the energy efficiency of your home.

  7. The Future House is here and it’s cladded in natural slate! 

    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. Find out more about this awesome project…

    future house - Holbaek Denmark

  8. Don’t miss these 4 contemporary homes cladded in natural slate 

    The latest trends in architecture are now looking for more sustainable buildings, using natural materials with the lowest carbon footprint. And there is no better material for a greener construction than slate! So now, natural slate is also becoming fashionable!

    These 4 projects using CUPA PIZARRAS slates provided by Mosas, our partner in Lithuania, confirm it!

  9. The best-kept secrets of Metropolis Building in Madrid and its slate dome 

    It is one of the most representative places of Madrid, but this Renaissance-style building hides some secrets that many of us did not know until today. Do you want to uncover them all? 

  10. How to install a rainscreen cladding system step by step 

    Two videos to explain how to install a rainscreen cladding system in natural slate. Easy, quick and stylish! 

    rainscreen cladding installation video

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