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18/01/2019
One Museum Place is an architectural masterpiece of 215,000 square feet divided in two five-story buildings that houses 44 custom residences. The exterior façades combine several cladding materials, but natural slate walls cover most of the building. The team in charge of the construction was the visionary developer John Wieland, Mack Scogin Merril Elam Architects […]
14/01/2019
Since summer 2018, the headquarters of the Northern Star Council for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are located within the historic district of Fort Snelling and our CUPACLAD natural slate rainscreen cladding system has been the selected solution for the project. Fort Snelling (Minnesota), named a “Nature Treasure” by the National Trust for Historic […]
19/12/2018
Environment Located northeast of Belgian in the city of Namur, is the Fernelmont community created on traditional architecture. Located here is the newly built family house, using a harmoniously white and black design combined with tradition and modernity architecture. Architectural party The new contemporary construction project has been designed to suit the local landscape and […]
14/11/2018
In keeping with the architecture of historic Worcester, CUPA PIZARRAS’ CUPA 18 roofing slates have been used on four buildings of Berkeley’s The Waterside regeneration development. Located on the site of the former Royal Worcester porcelain factory, the development has strict planning requirements. The natural slate product was chosen for its appropriate appearance, to integrate with […]

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06/11/2018
Inspired by the aesthetics of the historic towns of northeast Scotland and the performance of traditional Scottish slate roofing, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 slate has been specified and installed by three housebuilders for the roofing at Chapelton – a new £1 billion town being built from scratch near Aberdeen. The largest of three new large-scale […]
05/10/2018
When Shauna Cameron Architect required a product that could replicate the aesthetics of Scottish slate for the Atlantic Islands Centre, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 roofing slate was the ideal solution. Located in Cullipool on the Isle of Luing, Scotland, the Atlantic Islands Centre sits on the periphery of an old quarry pond on the site […]
10/09/2018
When building planning requested the use of natural slate for the roofing of Lansdowne House, a large contemporary property in Cambridge, CUPA 12 slate, which is both cost-effective and met the required finish, proved the perfect product for the job. Homeowners Tim and Moira Ewbank had looked into using Welsh slate for this sophisticated new-build […]
07/09/2018
Its zigzag shape evokes the movement of the waves of the sea, giving the facade a feeling of great dynamism and originality. CUPACLAD Design WAVE uses a 40x25cm rhomboid, achieving an ideal design for horizontal buildings such as, convention palaces, museums, concert halls, etc. Here, the fixation used is visible stainless flat headed screws, specifically […]

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