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06/09/2018
Damgan, in the French Britanny, has developed an important seaside tourism growth since the 1950s. Taking advantage of its geographical location, close to the Vilaine estuary, the city has many villas and hotels to accommodate tourists. In this context, the agency Anima Architects created in 2017 a housing complex of 12 second homes. The use […]
31/07/2018
Haut Pays Bigouden, in French Brittany, currently has 10 municipalities and almost 18,000 inhabitants. In 2015, the community decided to expand its facilities and gather its administrative services in one place: Pouldreuzic. Here the architect Pierre Brulé, with marked humanistic and environmental values, proposed a bold solution to lead this project: an expansion and restructuring […]
20/07/2018
Summer is coming and with it, many of us decided to renovate the appearance of our homes, either by changing their image or taking measures to effectively isolate it from the outside temperatures, sometimes so high in the summertime. Therefore, if you do not want to waste your money on air conditioning, these tips can […]
02/07/2018
Stäfa is a small town located in the canton of Zurich, near the Zurich Lake. Placed within this beautiful natural site is Skyfall. This 3 tier project is situated on a hill offering spectacular views of the natural surroundings. Skyfall is 305 m2 in size and consists of 3 individual one level apartments. The apartments […]

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22/06/2018
The city of Pléneuf Val André, located in Brittany (France), is a natural spa, where sea lovers can enjoy some of the best beaches in northern France. Located in the paradisiacal site is this detached house, which stands out for its balanced and bright image and for the efficiency of its facade and roof. Laure […]
25/05/2018
This ventilated facade concept combines natural slates with other materials like wood, metal, or coloured ceramic. The result is an original design that overlaps hexagons to evoke a feeling of fluid strength. CUPACLAD Design SHIELD uses 60×26 cm isosceles trapezoids installed with visible stainless flat headed screws, specially designed for natural slate by our R&D […]
20/02/2018
Present in the roof and, in the facade thanks to CUPACLAD®, CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate is a key factor in this innovative project. The architect emphasizes the features of slate and explains why it was chosen for these buildings located in Trélazé (France). Pierre de Coquereaumont Why choose natural slate in The Quantinière residence roof? […]
08/02/2018
Natural slate has the leading role in this residence located in Trélazé (France), very close to Angers, Unesco Heritage City. Its composition perfectly combines energy efficiency and design. DCL architecture study has chosen CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate for its roof and the CUPACLAD® natural slate cladding system for the facades due to its inimitable properties. […]

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