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10/05/2017
Slate has been used as a roofing material throughout Scotland since the middle ages, but when Scottish quarries closed between 1955 and the 1960s, Heavy 3 became the perfect choice for slate roofs. Its close similarity to the traditional highland slate from Ballachulish (no longer produced) has made it the best choice for repair and […]
27/04/2017
Celebrating the best in roofing, winners are commended for their standards of workmanship and safety. Don’t miss the shortlisted finalists! THE BEST IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY The UK Roofing Awards is organized and hosted by the NFRC, which is the UK’s largest roofing trade association. For 2017, the awards will be held at Park Plaza Westminster […]
04/04/2017
We are proud to announce that CUPA PIZARRAS has joined the US Green Building Council (USGBC). PROMOTING A HEALTHIER AND GREENER ARCHITECTURE The US Green Building Council is a non-profit organization promoting sustainability in building design and construction. They lead the entire industry on designing buildings that are environmentally friendly, profitable and healthful. CUPA PIZARRAS’ […]
28/03/2017
When talking about Nordic design, the little details make the difference. That is exactly what this Danish family wanted to achieve a sustainable but bright, elegant but with the highest energy efficiency home. And the result was this “Future House“, a simple and multifunctional house designed by the Danish architects Novaform Arkitekterne. A NATURAL AND […]

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17/03/2017
Slate combines the qualities of a natural product with the high performance of modern building materials: contemporary design, cost and efficiency. There are endless reasons to be excited about slate, so let’s examine why you should choose it for your next project. Top 7 Reasons to use slate. Exceptional durability: it lasts a lifetime! With […]
08/03/2017
Lough Erne Resort in Fermanagh has just kicked off its 10th anniversary year! And CUPA PIZARRAS’ is really proud to be part of it. Our Heavy 3 natural slate was used exclusively throughout the golf complex!  AN OUTSTANDING PROJECT Lough Erne is a prestigious golf resort development in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, opened in September 2007. […]
16/01/2017
If there is one thing that characterizes Scotland and touches all its visitors, that is its natural surroundings and historical buildings, which still retain their original charm. So, as the world leader in natural slate, we are proud that our slates have been chosen to renovate one of these heritage buildings: the Renfrew Town Hall […]
10/01/2017
CUPA PIZARRAS will participate in ARCHITECT@WORK to be held in London next Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 January. A must-see exhibition where we will show our latest innovations in the field of cladding: CUPACLAD®, our natural slate ventilated facade systems. Visit us at the Olympia London – National Hall (Hammersmith Road – Kensington, London) from […]

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