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25/04/2019
CUPACLAD® natural slate rainscreen cladding system with the aluminium structure offers a lot of advantages over the wooden structure. In March 2019, the French institute CSTB certified our CUPACLAD® 101 rainscreen cladding system with metallic structure and we would like to take advantage of the good news to share its many advantages with you. The […]
25/04/2019
The design of this outstanding Sport and Conference Center in Felcsút is inspired by organic architecture, an architectural philosophy which seeks a balance between human habitation and the natural world, and its roof is covered with our CUPA 12 natural roofing slate. This impressive centre was designed by the well-known Hungarian architect Imre Makovecz (1935-2011), […]
23/04/2019
Slate can be as modern as traditional, and this boomerang-shaped slate roof is a great example of this versatility. This unusual roof has been created with 900m2 of HEAVY 3 natural roofing slate and covers an award-winning country house in Stirlingshire. Heavy 3 was chosen because of its resistance and durability as it provides a […]
01/04/2019
These small triangular houses cladded with CUPA 12 natural roofing slate are part of the Zen Garden Resort located in Zánka (Hungary). A roofing and cladding project that we’ve done in collaboration with our official distributor in Hungary, Tető Horn Kft. Just like our slates, every architectural project designed with this natural material is unique. […]

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21/03/2019
Heavy 3 and CUPA 12 roof slates have been assessed and certified by BRE Global, which is an independent, third-party approvals organisation, expert in Life Cycle Assessment. Environmental Product Declaration The environmental product declarations of Heavy 3 and CUPA 12 are now listed in the Green Book Live database. This is an important milestone for […]
11/03/2019
A renovated private house in Suffolk has been roofed with CUPA 12 slates. This roofing material was chosen for its high-quality and appearance. The building, known as Street Farm, was designed and built by JRF Developments. A bungalow transformed into a stunning private house This property, located in historic Bury St Edmunds, was originally a […]
27/02/2019
Treldehuset summer house is a great example of modern sustainable architecture. This Danish architectural project has reinvented traditional pitched roofs creating a house inside a bigger house. Treldehuset was designed by Danish architecture studio CEBRA and is located in Vejle, Denmark, near the Vejle Fjord river. The summer house integrates nicely into the natural surroundings […]
26/02/2019
For our 7th CUPACLAD® Design, our designers have chosen a traditional material and transformed it into a more contemporary design. The result is OFFSET, an asymmetric and stylish ventilated facade design. It’s our engineers and designers’ goal to propose new innovative shapes and combinations that adapt to the latest architectural trends. With OFFSET, our designers […]

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