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17/11/2020
If you are an architect, specifier or just thinking about using natural slate in your façade, you are at the right place. We have summarized for you the most frequently asked questions on CUPACLAD. What is CUPACLAD? CUPACLAD is a natural slate rainscreen cladding system developed by architects, engineers and experts of CUPA PIZARRAS, the […]
10/09/2020
A façade acts as the public face of a building. The visual appeal of the construction depends on the aesthetic of its design. However, the technical properties and performance of a façade are equally important although they often remain in the background. In a rainscreen cladding system, the most efficient solution for envelope purposes, the […]
21/07/2020
The Scandinavian countries have succeeded in creating a unique and immediately recognised style. Architecture is not an exception, and the projects from Northern Europe are increasingly regarded as a source of inspiration. What is the key to this success? Whatever is superfluous becomes ugly over time This strong statement by one of the fathers of […]
26/06/2020
CUPA PIZARRAS produces enough natural slate every year to circle the earth twice. Our products end up on projects all around the world, like this fascinating private gated community in Queenstown, New Zealand. Photo: Gavin James Roofing Natural slate is not commonly used in New Zealand, where it is found mainly on public buildings in […]

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05/06/2020
World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June every year to raise awareness and action for the protection of the planet and the natural resources. Slate is a completely natural product, and respecting the environment is at the core of our values. Here at CUPA PIZARRAS we work hard every day to become more sustainable, […]
02/06/2020
The innovative Danish house Villa P was voted the most popular project in our Instagram contest. Its elegant Scandinavian style won over the hearts of those who have once visited it. Jesper Korf was the architect who made the vision a reality and, in this interview, he confesses some secrets of its success. CUPA PIZARRAS […]
13/05/2020
Very few cities in the world can be proud to have views of two oceans. Here, in the Rondebosch suburb of Cape Town in South Africa, is located this centenarian library, which has been recently renovated with CUPA 98 natural slate. Rondebosch library was originally designed by George Murray Alexander in 1899 to become the […]
08/04/2020
After more than two weeks of an intense voting process on our Instagram stories, we have the #CUPApizarrasFinals winner. The innovative Danish house Villa P has defeated the iconic Metrópolis building of Madrid in the final match. Since the beginning of the tournament, CUPA PIZARRAS followers made it clear that Villa P was one of […]

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