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01/06/2018
Scottish homebuilder David Byson designs homes for those that want a brick-and-mortar legacy that will last for generations to come. The roof plays a crucial role as first line of defence against the environment, and no other roofing product matches the durability and resistance of natural slate. Having purchased a dilapidated farm building along with […]
21/05/2018
Contemporary houses and buildings are usually designed to be noticed and to astonish. They normally have clean lines and large windows. Some feature concrete structures wrapped in glass or aluminium screens, asymmetric facades, and, natural materials such as slate, amongst others. Natural slate is a material used since ancient times due to its magnificent properties […]
07/05/2018
Starting as an affordable housing solution, modular homes have evolved over time, now coming in all shapes and sizes, some of them featuring cutting-edge design. Sometimes referred as “the future of housing“, they have become increasingly fashionable as an environmentally friendly solution. Modular homes are built in separate parts or “modules”, normally in a factory, […]
24/04/2018
Skill Build Competition is the UK’s largest multi-trade championship for construction trainees and apprentices. In the first Roof Slating and Tiling heats, which starts next 26th April in Newcastle College, 8 students will compete to showcase their skills. CUPA PIZARRAS will be supplying different natural slate sizes for all 2018 heats. Taking place from April […]

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17/04/2018
Isabel Fernández arquitectura-sostenible.es The concept of sustainability in construction is an imposition in today’s architecture and, for this reason, a new trend has appeared. It consists of using words like sustainable, ecological, green or similar ones when describing construction products. Some materials, for example, might cause high CO2 emissions during their production process, but can […]
16/04/2018
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania and its most populated city, is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the Baltic. It houses one of the best preserved medieval historical centres in Europe, declared World Heritage Site in 1994. The Pavilniai Regional Park can be found in the outskirts of the city, with spectacular views […]
09/04/2018
A specialist roofing contractor, covering the new-build and private residential markets, has used a selection of CUPA 12 slates from CUPA PIZARRAS to complete the roof of a distinctive circular property in Cambridgeshire. Lander & Linsey Roofing spent six weeks on site at the home near Newton, working with local builder Offord & Camp, to […]
03/04/2018
Albert Londres was not just any journalist, he was one of the founders of investigative journalism. An inveterate traveler and intrepid reporter, this man fought with all his might to uncover and denounce the injustices of his time. His tragic death occurred in 1932, during the fire and sinking of the ship George Philippar, in […]

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