Top 5 natural slate pitched roof projects of 2017

The roof  is an essential part of any house, and choosing the best option is very important. The advantages of natural slate in pitched roof  are numerous, due to slate being a building material with unmatched technical features, durability and maintenance.  Often associated to tradition, the truth is pitched roofs last far longer and require less maintenance than other alternatives.

During 2017 this type of roof has conquered some of the best building projects, in UK, and all around the world, and CUPA PIZARRAS has had the privilege of being part of them. This is our top 5 picks for natural slate pitched roof projects in 2017:

  1. Villa P (Denmark) 

    This amazing house is located in the Dannish shore, and represents design and exclusiveness linked to slate. Discover more about this project.

    Villa P - house located in the Dannish


  2. Havenhuis or Port House (Belgium) 

    This huge building has been designed by Zaha Hadid, is located in Amberes, and has been covered with CUPA 4 slate. A truly breathtaking project from a very renowned architect. Click here to learn more and be amazed!

    Zaha Hadid, Antwerp port

  3. Langton Homes (England)

    CUPA R 12 Excellence slate has been used across all four Easton Square dwellings including the properties’ associated outbuildings and garages.

    langton home cupa slates

  4. Passive house (Spain)

    This house has been designed to consume the minimum energy. Slate appears in its pitched roof and in part of the facade.

    pasive house slate facade

  5. Montaña House (Spain) 

    Also located in Asturias, and also using slate in both roofing in facade, this project stands out due to its smart modular design.

    modular house clad in slate