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11/01/2019
Since summer 2018, the headquarters of the Northern Star Council for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are located within the historic district of Fort Snelling and our CUPACLAD natural slate rainscreen cladding system has been the selected solution for the project. Fort Snelling (Minnesota), named a “Nature Treasure” by the National Trust for Historic […]
19/12/2018
Environment Located northeast of Belgian in the city of Namur, is the Fernelmont community created on traditional architecture. Located here is the newly built family house, using a harmoniously white and black design combined with tradition and modernity architecture. Architectural party The new contemporary construction project has been designed to suit the local landscape and […]
06/11/2018
Inspired by the aesthetics of the historic towns of northeast Scotland and the performance of traditional Scottish slate roofing, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 slate has been specified and installed by three housebuilders for the roofing at Chapelton – a new £1 billion town being built from scratch near Aberdeen. The largest of three new large-scale […]
16/10/2018
Scottish homebuilder David Byson designs homes for those that want a brick-and-mortar legacy that will last for generations to come. The roof plays a crucial role as first line of defence against the environment, and no other roofing product matches the durability and resistance of natural slate. Having purchased a dilapidated farm building along with […]

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09/10/2018
When building planning requested the use of natural slate for the roofing of Lansdowne House, a large contemporary property in Cambridge, CUPA 12 slate, which is both cost-effective and met the required finish, proved the perfect product for the job.  Homeowners Tim and Moira Ewbank had looked into using Welsh slate for this sophisticated new-build […]
05/10/2018
When Shauna Cameron Architect required a product that could replicate the aesthetics of Scottish slate for the Atlantic Islands Centre, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 roofing slate was the ideal solution. Located in Cullipool on the Isle of Luing, Scotland, the Atlantic Islands Centre sits on the periphery of an old quarry pond on the site […]
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 […]

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