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Discover the latest news about natural slate: new projects, top news, installation guides, tips about how to place slate tiles, roofing sector innovations…

07/11/2022
In July 2018, East Alabama Medical Center commissioned J. Douglas McCurry, AIA, Partner with TRO Jung|Brannen of Birmingham, AL, to head up design on the new Pinnacle Cardiovascular Center, the next modern medical facility in the EAMC outpatient medical office complex. According to the architect, The challenge was not the project, but the timeframe for the new facility to […]
07/11/2022
Kara Pokorny of PKY Resources started representing CUPACLAD in the southwestern region of the states in 2018. She stated, I was attracted to this unique product line because it brings the exterior facade “back to basics” in such a novel way. This system has the unique ability to be modern yet classic/cutting edge yet comfortable/refined […]
22/09/2022
The CUPACLAD Design Honeycomb is becoming increasingly popular. Over the last few months, we have seen some spectacular projects featuring this natural slate rainscreen cladding system which is inspired by nature. A perfect design for any unique modern architecture project! The hexagons can be found everywhere in nature. From turtles’ shells to snowflakes and bees’ […]
18/07/2022
CUPACLAD has been very busy turning heads. Our natural slate rainscreen cladding system has recently been shortlisted as a product for its innovation and a couple of London-based buildings as an example of great projects. We are glad to announce that CUPACLAD has been shortlisted as ‘Product innovation of the Year’ in the 2022 London […]

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14/07/2022
Traditionally, the term tile has been used to denote an individual piece of baked clay that is placed on a roof for the purpose of channelling rainwater. The appearance of more and more artificial products that try to imitate natural slate has led to the term being extended to include the term ‘slate’ as well. […]
26/05/2022
What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘slate’? When you look up the word ‘slate’ it’s stated, by definition, as a natural material and includes the words ‘rock’ or ‘stone’. For centuries, natural slate has been used as a roofing material. However, over the past few decades, artificial and synthetic alternatives have appeared […]
12/05/2022
Danny Madden recently won ‘Roofer of the Year’ at Fix Radio’s 2022 awards, of which the roofing category was sponsored by CUPA PIZARRAS. It was not long before the fantastic news was shared on social media, where he has built a strong community of following showcasing his work. “The future of the industry worries me […]
21/04/2022
This holiday home is located in the western part of Denmark. Here the waves from the North Sea wash up on the beaches whilst the wind blows the sand high up into the dunes and a huge open landscape with dune heaths and lakes continue further inland. These beautiful surroundings inspired architect Søren Sarup, Founder […]
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