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27/02/2019
Treldehuset summer house is a great example of modern sustainable architecture. This Danish architectural project has reinvented traditional pitched roofs creating a house inside a bigger house. Treldehuset was designed by Danish architecture studio CEBRA and is located in Vejle, Denmark, near the Vejle Fjord river. The summer house integrates nicely into the natural surroundings […]
22/02/2019
This new village hall in Thakeham has opted for a standard detailed slate roof. CUPA 12 has been the selected roofing slate, which has been supplied by our distributor Burton Roofing Merchants (BRM). A 380 sqm roof covered with natural slate Oakford Homes have gained this fantastic new facility as part of their unique housing […]
05/02/2019
Natural slate is one of the main materials used in modern construction. We have selected some examples of modern houses that show the huge potential of this natural and unique product for both roof and façade applications. Slate is the natural choice when in search for an efficient and durable material. The number of architects […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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 […]

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