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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 […]
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 […]

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10/01/2019
When professional housebuilder, GRS Homes required a product that could replicate the aesthetics of Ballachulish slate for the Sikorski Gardens development, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 roofing slate was the ideal solution. Located in the centre of Falkirk, Scotland, Sikorksi Gardens is a new housing development consisting of five small to medium-sized detached homes. Built on […]
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 […]
11/12/2018
CUPA PIZARRAS has been specified for the historic Camphill Blair Drummond site. In keeping with the area’s heritage Heavy 3 slate was chosen for six stunning homes for day students and residents; due to its desired aesthetics, durability and flexibility. Located in the outskirts of Stirling amongst rolling hills and exquisite Scottish scenery, Camphill Blair […]
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 […]

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