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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 […]
25/02/2020
CUPA PIZARRAS, the world leader in natural slate, has recently launched its new, permanent stand at The Building Centre’s products and materials gallery in Bloomsbury, London. Visitors can explore the company’s range of natural slate products, including its innovative slate cladding system, as well as attend CUPA PIZARRAS’ CPD seminars.   Located on the bottom […]
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 […]

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12/02/2020
An iconic building has the ability to transform an entire city. Cultural constructions have become a showcase of progress, modernity and sophistication. For that reason, we increasingly see spectacular and innovative architectural designs used for museums, theaters or universities. There is a lot of diversity between the cultural icons of our time, but we have […]
03/02/2020
CUPA PIZARRAS is offering a slate training course, which includes a RIBA approved CPD seminar, created to provide architects with the technical knowledge required to prevent any problems on site when it comes to the installation and grading of Heavy 3 slate, considered the best choice for the repair and replacement of traditional Scottish roofs. […]
20/01/2020
The Milwaukee City Hall was finished in 1895. The bell tower was 108 meters high, at the time the second-tallest structure in the United States behind the Washington Monument. Since then, it has been the marketing symbol of the city until the construction of the Milwaukee Art Museum. Photo by James Steakley More than a […]
20/01/2020
The gable roof has been used successfully in construction since the classic architecture of the Greek and Roman civilizations. It’s the first house the children learn to draw, almost by instinct, a clear sign that simplicity and efficiency last through the ages. Contemporary architecture still uses the gable roof, but usually with some stylistic and […]
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