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25/06/2019
The zigzag pattern of CUPACLAD® Design ARROW projects energy and dynamism. This slate rainscreen cladding design takes a simple rhomboid format to create a sense of movement. Each line of slates points at the opposite direction to create infinite arrows that move back and forth, providing a dynamic design to both horizontal and vertical buildings. […]
24/06/2019
At CUPA PIZARRAS we track every step of our productive process. Our natural slate undergoes comprehensive quality control from extraction to manufacturing and packaging in the transformation units. Therefore, every CUPA natural slate pallet has a unique barcode that provides the products full traceability. Our strict quality control and traceability procedure allows us to monitor […]
27/05/2019
The roof might not always be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about home improvements, but it should be a priority as it is the first defence line against weather. So, let’s talk about the reasons why you should replace your old roof and the advantages of doing so. Repairing or replacing […]
26/04/2019
A rainscreen cladding is the most efficient cladding system for construction envelope purposes nowadays. A building solution that perfectly fits into the current sustainable architecture trends; whose installation is easier than it seems. Would you like to know how a rainscreen cladding system works and which are its advantages? Keep reading! A poor façade insulation […]

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25/04/2019
CUPACLAD® natural slate rainscreen cladding system with the aluminium structure offers a lot of advantages over the wooden structure. In March 2019, the French institute CSTB certified our CUPACLAD® 101 rainscreen cladding system with metallic structure and we would like to take advantage of the good news to share its many advantages with you. The […]
25/04/2019
The design of this outstanding Sport and Conference Center in Felcsút is inspired by organic architecture, an architectural philosophy which seeks a balance between human habitation and the natural world, and its roof is covered with our CUPA 12 natural roofing slate. This impressive centre was designed by the well-known Hungarian architect Imre Makovecz (1935-2011), […]
23/04/2019
Slate can be as modern as traditional, and this boomerang-shaped slate roof is a great example of this versatility. This unusual roof has been created with 900m2 of HEAVY 3 natural roofing slate and covers an award-winning country house in Stirlingshire. Heavy 3 was chosen because of its resistance and durability as it provides a […]
01/04/2019
These small triangular houses cladded with CUPA 12 natural roofing slate are part of the Zen Garden Resort located in Zánka (Hungary). A roofing and cladding project that we’ve done in collaboration with our official distributor in Hungary, Tető Horn Kft. Just like our slates, every architectural project designed with this natural material is unique. […]
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