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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 […]
27/07/2018
The rustic style is fashionable. It is present in projects of all kinds, throughout the world, conferring a unique identity but always preserving the charm of traditional architecture. In this architectural trend, natural materials, such as natural slate, stone or wood, are the real protagonists, generating a home environment of great serenity. Rustic houses usually […]
26/06/2018
Located in Crach, in the French region of Britanny, this 164 m2 modern project, with a winter garden, was designed for being the habitual residence of a couple and hosting guests. It stands out for its location and the comfort provided during all the year.  To integrate the project into the natural environment, a heritage […]
22/06/2018
The city of Pléneuf Val André, located in Brittany (France), is a natural spa, where sea lovers can enjoy some of the best beaches in northern France. Located in the paradisiacal site is this detached house, which stands out for its balanced and bright image and for the efficiency of its facade and roof. Laure […]

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22/05/2018
Contemporary houses and buildings are usually designed to be noticed and to astonish. They normally have clean lines and large windows. Some feature concrete structures wrapped in glass or aluminium screens, asymmetric facades, and, natural materials such as slate, amongst others. Natural slate is a material used since ancient times due to its magnificent properties […]
07/05/2018
Starting as an affordable housing solution, modular homes have evolved over time, now coming in all shapes and sizes, some of them featuring cutting-edge design. Sometimes referred as “the future of housing“, they have become increasingly fashionable as an environmentally friendly solution. Modular homes are built in separate parts or “modules”, normally in a factory, […]
17/04/2018
Isabel Fernández arquitectura-sostenible.es The concept of sustainability in construction is an imposition in today’s architecture and, for this reason, a new trend has appeared. It consists of using words like sustainable, ecological, green or similar ones when describing construction products. Some materials, for example, might cause high CO2 emissions during their production process, but can […]
16/04/2018
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania and its most populated city, is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the Baltic. It houses one of the best preserved medieval historical centres in Europe, declared World Heritage Site in 1994. The Pavilniai Regional Park can be found in the outskirts of the city, with spectacular views […]

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