Passive house is a building standard that is energy efficient, comfortable, affordable and sustainable at the same time. Low energy constructions require little energy for heating or cooling. In fact, certified passive houses are the best vehicle to deliver sustainable architecture. Natural stone can be used in this type of buildings due to its thermal […]
Granite is a great choice for any contemporary construction. Nowadays, architects and designers have discovered multiple applications for this natural stone, a hard and compact igneous rock formed by quartz, feldspar and mica. Here you have 5 reasons why granite is your best home investment:
Infercoa natural slate is extracted from a Portuguese quarry, near the Foz Côa Valley, considered the most important open air Palaeolithic rock art site. Listed as a World Heritage Site by Unesco since 1998, this rock art carved into the rugged stones of the Côa Valley has been dated back to around 25.000 years ago.
STONEPANEL™ natural stone panels fit in well with local architecture for Hemsedal Alpin Lodge, located at the second largest ski area in Norway. This resort has a perfect position in Hemsedal, a small village in the Scandinavian Alps perfect for skiing and winter activities.
Natural stone fireplaces are a good idea for bringing warmth into your indoor decoration. Stone cladding can easily transform any fireplace while you add value to your home. But what should you consider if you want to install a stone fireplace?
Natural stone is a very popular material used both outdoors and in the living spaces. Today, natural products such as granite, marble or slate are at the forefront of natural stone trends in 2018. For example, you will see it in contemporary bathrooms and robust worktops in kitchens.
Gneiss is a natural stone composed of the same minerals as granite (quartz, feldspar and mica) but with alternating bands of light and dark minerals. This coarse-grained metamorphic rock is sually used for exteriors. In this article, you will find out everything you always wanted to know about this natural stone.
CUPA STONE Swiss will be exhibiting at Swissbau, one of Europe’s biggest trade fairs for the construction industry that will be held from 16th to 20th January 2018 in Basel (Switzerland). Our Swiss team will be showing at stand L92 located in Hall 2.1, a selection of our natural stone panels STONEPANEL™ and CUPACLAD®, natural slate rainscreen cladding […]
A 18th century stone-built traditional house has been totally refurbished and transformed into a contemporary restaurant in Ponferrada (Spain). Interior floors of this historic building have been renovated using CUPA STONE marble.