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18/08/2021
Where will your long awaited holiday be? If your time to disconnect has finally arrived, we have prepared eight perfect options for a weekend getaway. This selection brings together modern and traditional architecture, big cities and remote countryside, but above all, the projects share something that makes them unique: our finest natural slate. Chelsea Hotel […]
22/06/2021
The expedition of Magellan and Elcano was the first journey around the world in human history. It took them 1,125 days to complete. Jules Verne’s Phileas Fogg did it in just 80 days. And we wonder, how many times would it taketo circle the globe jumping from one natural slate roof to the next? Everyday, […]
11/06/2021
The 2020 European football championship is already here. The tournament that catches the attention of the whole continent kicks off and we want to create our own competition alongside. As CUPACLAD, our natural slate rainscreen cladding system, is also present all across Europe, the time has arrived to choose Which country has the best CUPACLAD […]
12/04/2021
Heavy 3 slate has been used to rebuild a previously run-down village hall, into An Talla Loch Ness Visitor Centre, a visitor gateway to Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal. The renovation project used Heavy 3 slate for its similarities, aesthetically and characteristically, to the traditional Scottish Ballachulish. Part of a £2.5 million project, the […]

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25/02/2021
A number of pre-existing farm structures have been reconstructed using our HEAVY 3 natural slate in order to house this new Scottish whisky distillery, Ardross. Located in the scenic Averon Valley, the project involved the refurbishment and extension of an old farm, retaining the original 19th-century steading buildings, farmhouse and cottages. Existing stone and slate […]
06/08/2020
Summer has arrived and although it hasn’t been a typical year, with many plans being cancelled or postponed, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy it and embrace this time for a well-deserved break. Let’s look to the future and get some holiday inspiration through exploring some truly stunning properties that have adopted the use of […]
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 […]
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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