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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…

15/01/2018
The roof  is an essential part of any house, and choosing the best option is very important. The advantages of natural slate in pitched roof  are numerous, due to slate being a building material with unmatched technical features, durability and maintenance.  Often associated to tradition, the truth is pitched roofs last far longer and require […]
10/01/2018
Modular houses are no longer just a concept, but an increasingly common architectural solution. This house in Asturias is the best example of how natural slate and new design trends can combine to create truly unique projects.  The Montaña House project is located in a rural area of Valdés, closed to Luarca (Asturias). It is […]
21/12/2017
As 2017 draws to a close, we have looked back at our blog to highlight our top 10 most popular posts of the year. Check out the most well-liked CUPA PIZARRAS’ articles of 2017! 10 MOST POPULAR POSTS OF THE YEAR 10 Contemporary houses with pitched roofs  When building a roof for your home, a […]
15/12/2017
Villa P represents a great step forward on the use of natural slate in the latest sustainable architectural trends! A brand-new project in Denmark, completed in 2016 and featuring a CUPA PIZARRAS’ natural slate roof and our rainscreen cladding systems in natural slate CUPACLAD®.  EXCLUSIVE DESIGN INSPIRED BY NATURE N+P Architecture have designed a beautiful […]

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29/11/2017
A “visionary” dwelling has been built: the Split House. Fragmented naturally by its surface with a clearly defined visible side facing other houses of the neighborhood, but keeping a “private” side open to the natural environment. Its final look is striking. Find here all the details of this project… Near Pett (UK) this private hilltop […]
29/11/2017
Are you satisfied with the performance of your home? There are a few factors that contribute to dissatisfaction. Discover the 5 most important and how to fix them … HOW TO EVALUATE AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF YOUR HOME? Thermal comfort This is the factor causing the most upset. Most people say their apartment is […]
25/10/2017
The city of Antwerp (Belgium) can now boast about having such an emblematic building by architect Zaha Hadid! The spectacular “Havenhuis” dominates the port and reinforces the dynamic image of the city. This building is currently the starting point for the vast port area and is the symbol of the growth of the port of […]
26/09/2017
This project is inspired by natural materials to blend in with the surrounding environment: natural slate, stone, wood … A sustainable dwelling at the forefront of architecture! Find out all the details of this unique home. FLOATING AMONGST TREES This innovative project developed by Sustainable Energy & Housing is located near Bilbao (Spain) and has […]

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