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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
20/03/2020
In CUPA PIZARRAS we have decided to do our bit to contribute to having better days during the isolation caused by coronavirus outbreak. If your most loved sport has been suspended until further notice, do not worry because we present #CUPApizarrasFinals, a tournament to choose your favourite project through voting on our Instagram. The rules […]
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 […]
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 […]
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