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15/12/2017
Villa P represents a great step forward on the use of natural slate in the latest sustainable architectural trends! A brand-new project in Denmark, completed in 2016 and featuring a CUPA PIZARRAS’ natural slate roof and our rainscreen cladding systems in natural slate CUPACLAD®.  EXCLUSIVE DESIGN INSPIRED BY NATURE N+P Architecture have designed a beautiful […]
13/12/2017
This iconic Glasgow building has been saved for future generations! A total roof replacement, has avoided this B-listed dwelling located in Glasgow’s Tradeston area to fall into serious disrepair.   Thanks to the building’s factor Speirs Gumley, a group of home and business owners, and grant funding from Glasgow City Council, its Heavy 3 slate […]
29/11/2017
A “visionary” dwelling has been built: the Split House. Fragmented naturally by its surface with a clearly defined visible side facing other houses of the neighborhood, but keeping a “private” side open to the natural environment. Its final look is striking. Find here all the details of this project… Near Pett (UK) this private hilltop […]
23/11/2017
CUPA PIZARRAS has been selected by the judges as a finalist in the Materials Supplier of the Year category of the 2018 Construction News Specialists Awards! These awards are the only national ones recognizing the best specialist suppliers and contractors from across the UK. The Construction News Specialists Awards ensures that whatever size or specialism […]

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25/10/2017
The city of Antwerp (Belgium) can now boast about having such an emblematic building by architect Zaha Hadid! The spectacular “Havenhuis” dominates the port and reinforces the dynamic image of the city. This building is currently the starting point for the vast port area and is the symbol of the growth of the port of […]
17/10/2017
Slate has been used as a roofing material throughout the United Kingdom since the middle Ages. It comes in a wide variety of formats, sizes and thicknesses, creating interesting styles for restoration as well as refurbishing or new buildings. The most widely used roofing slate formats in the UK are 60×30 and 50×25. But not all […]
26/09/2017
This project is inspired by natural materials to blend in with the surrounding environment: natural slate, stone, wood … A sustainable dwelling at the forefront of architecture! Find out all the details of this unique home. FLOATING AMONGST TREES This innovative project developed by Sustainable Energy & Housing is located near Bilbao (Spain) and has […]
29/08/2017
It’s CUPA PIZARRAS’ 125th birthday! 125 years of commitment to quality that has made us the world leader in natural slate. OUR HISTORY It has been 125 years since the founders of CUPA PIZARRAS extracted the first slate from the Solana de Forcadas quarry in Northern Spain. This significant milestone is unrivalled by competitors in the […]

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