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23/08/2015
Slate cladding panels are the perfect solution for both exterior and interior walls. The natural properties of this outstanding material make them one of the best cladding systems in the market. Contemporary architects consider natural slate cladding an optimal material for building. Thanks to its high performance, its low maintenance and durability, slate tiles have […]
10/03/2015
CUPACLAD™ natural slate cladding systems have all the advantages of ventilated facades. External thermal insulation provides considerable benefits such as energy efficiency, comfort levels and savings to our home. Avoiding thermal bridges increases thermal comfort by reducing heat movement, which results in a warmer home in winter and cooler in summer. As a result, CUPACLAD™ systems achieve […]
05/02/2015
It is very important that roof coverings and cladding are fixed in accordance with British Standard for Slating and Tiling (BS 5534) to comply with new UK building regulations. Numerous important changes have been made, with the aim of improving roof security and structure. 
22/01/2015
Efficiency and durability are highly demanded in sustainable architecture. Natural materials such as natural slate provide long-life and energy-efficient buildings, with significant advantages according to the inhabitants wishes. A good example of this is Home for Life, the world’s first Active House, designed to produce more energy than it consumes, that used CUPACLAD system to create a rainscreen cladding in natural […]

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30/12/2014
CUPACLAD™, ventilated facade systems with CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate, offers new design possibilities for contemporary architecture. We are delighted to review the 5 best CUPACLAD™ projects of 2014, a demonstration of beauty, sustainability and quality.
17/11/2014
Vision Arkitekter has been inspired by the durability, ecology and beauty of CUPACLAD™ for the design of a family house in Aarhus, Denmark. Villa Risskov is a modern and functional project of CUPACLAD™ 101, a ventilated and invisible facade system with CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate.
05/08/2014
CUPACLAD™, a ventilated façade system with CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate, has renovated Fælledgården care centre, located in Copenhagen (Denmark). These 193 assisted living facilities are an excelent sample of sustainable architecture, converted to a low energy building in accordance to the Danish Building Regulations BR10.
26/09/2013
Natural slate is the best choice for AlmenBolig+, an affordable housing concept in Denmark. Our innovative installation system CUPACLAD was chosen for the project, consisting of 400 housing units on sites in and around Copenhagen. Our natural slate creates a modern look to these cladding facades, with a total surface of 75,000 square meters. CUPACLAD  FOR NATURAL SLATE VENTILATED FACADES CUPACLAD is made for natural slate ventiladed facades. For this project […]

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