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29/08/2017
It’s CUPA PIZARRAS’ 125th birthday! 125 years of commitment to quality that has made us the world leader in natural slate. OUR HISTORY It has been 125 years since the founders of CUPA PIZARRAS extracted the first slate from the Solana de Forcadas quarry in Northern Spain. This significant milestone is unrivalled by competitors in […]
22/08/2017
This House located in Asturias (northern Spain) has been designed to become a net zero energy home! Do you know how to get it? Find out here all the details … GREATEST CONVENIENCE WITH NATURAL MATERIALS The architecture studio Duque y Zamora, specialized in Passivhaus standard, has just finished this project aiming to minimize the […]
27/04/2017
The third edition of CUPACLAD Design squeezes the combination of different materials and colour contrasts to get a personalized and contemporary design. A CONTEMPORARY DESIGN WITH ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES This new CUPACLAD Design proposal reinvents the rainscreen cladding design and suggests a combination of materials to add a touch of light. It is specially developed to […]
04/04/2017
We are proud to announce that CUPA PIZARRAS has joined the US Green Building Council (USGBC). PROMOTING A HEALTHIER AND GREENER ARCHITECTURE The US Green Building Council is a non-profit organization promoting sustainability in building design and construction. They lead the entire industry on designing buildings that are environmentally friendly, profitable and healthful. CUPA PIZARRAS’ […]

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28/03/2017
When talking about Nordic design, the little details make the difference. That is exactly what this Danish family wanted to achieve a sustainable but bright, elegant but with the highest energy efficiency home. And the result was this “Future House“, a simple and multifunctional house designed by the Danish architects Novaform Arkitekterne. A NATURAL AND […]
17/03/2017
Slate combines the qualities of a natural product with the high performance of modern building materials: contemporary design, cost and efficiency. There are endless reasons to be excited about slate, so let’s examine why you should choose it for your next project. Top 7 Reasons to use slate. Exceptional durability: it lasts a lifetime! With […]
16/03/2017
Our second proposal of CUPACLAD Design stakes in diagonal lines. Find out a new style from an innovative perspective! A BRAND NEW DESIGN TO DRAW EVERYONE’S ATTENTION Contemporary architecture is based on the simplification of shapes: a return to simplicity, but with a dynamic touch. And that was the main inspiration for this design: a […]
18/01/2017
Rainscreen cladding is a system that has become one of the most efficient solution for construction envelope purposes. It provides numerous advantages in terms of thermal and acoustic insulation, avoiding thermal bridges and condensation problems. The rainscreen cladding system consists of a load bearing wall, a layer of insulation and a covering material fixed to […]

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