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The quality and beauty of CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate has led Kant Arkitekter to select it for Tandrupkollegiet, a modern youth housing located on Vanløse (Denmark). The use of CUPACLAD®, our complete rainscreen cladding system in natural slate, adds a touch of urban design to this project, carried out between 2009 and 2012. A SUSTAINABLE CLADDING SOLUTION […]
A ventilated cladding system is considered to be the most effective solution for thermal insulation: it generates constant air ventilation through the rear of the panel and prevents accumulation of moisture. It is made up of a load-bearing wall, an insulating layer and a coating material fixed to the building, creating an air chamber. CUPACLAD® […]
Did you know buildings consum a third of the world energy supply and they are responsible for 20% of the global pollution. If nothing changes, it could even double or triple by 2050. That’s the reason why here, in CUPA PIZARRAS, we invest on more efficient and greener buildings by powering sustainability and energy efficiency. […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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. 
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 […]
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.

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