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01/12/2020
Here at CUPA PIZARRAS we believe that education is essential for the future of many trades. We invest heavily in encouraging young people to develop their skills and learn a beautiful yet traditional trade with a secure future through a career in roofing. One of the ways we do this is through the partnership we […]
03/11/2020
Joseph Jenkins is probably one of the most-informed men in the US on natural slate roofing. His book ‘Slate Roof Bible’ has won 10 awards and brings together decades of experience. The industry has changed a lot and it’s easier to find good and professional slate roofers in the US nowadays. As he explains in […]
04/08/2020
Thomas Woods is Sales Director at AJW Distribution, a company established in 1998 which supplies building materials in the UK. During this interview, we go through some of the specifics of the construction industry. He explains that “builders who may be building to a high spec will likely choose natural slate”. CUPA PIZARRAS – Who […]
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 […]

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05/05/2020
Simon Dixon is a witness of the evolution of the roofing industry. After almost 40 years of experience he highlights the great strides that have been made in terms of health and safety within the industry. Nowadays, he is Training Manager and Technical Officer at the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), the UK’s largest […]

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