Cupaclad Offset: When asymmetry takes the lead

Cupa Pizarras's new ventilated slate cladding brings together two irregular tile formats for a fresh and quirky take on rustic style that is easy to adapt to contemporary architectural trends

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Cupaclad Offset slate cladding combines two asymmetric formats in an irregular pattern to create a modern version of a rustic stone facade.
Cupaclad Offset slate cladding combines two asymmetric formats in an irregular pattern to create a modern version of a rustic stone facade.

Cupa Pizarra has launched Cupaclad Offset, a new slate ventilated facade system that brings modern styling to a traditional material. 

The Cupaclad design team took their inspiration from traditional rustic stone facades and combined two asymmetric formats into an irregular pattern to create a contemporary and elegant cladding.

Cupaclad Offset uses the same invisible fixings as Cupaclad 101 series cladding and the slate units are fixed in place by two flathead screws that remain invisible when overlapping the slates.

The new design shares the same efficiency and sustainability of all Cupaclad rainscreen cladding systems and the company's engineers and designers aim to offer aesthetic and technically reliable solutions that can adapt to any project.

The Cupaclad system highlights the potential of natural slate in modern architecture. A truly resistant and durable cladding material, it is quite light weight compared to other natural stone facades.

  • Each Cupaclad Offset slate unit is fixed by two flathead screws that remain invisible when overlapped.
    Each Cupaclad Offset slate unit is fixed by two flathead screws that remain invisible when overlapped.
  • Cupaclad Offset: using slate in architecture has endless design possibilities. It can be used to cover any shape of facade or roof, allowing builders to incorporate intricacies in their design impossible in other materials.
    Cupaclad Offset: using slate in architecture has endless design possibilities. It can be used to cover any shape of facade or roof, allowing builders to incorporate intricacies in their design impossible in other materials.
  • Cupaclad Offset combines highly durable tectonic slate, new fixing systems and high performance for a competitive, sustainable cladding option.
    Cupaclad Offset combines highly durable tectonic slate, new fixing systems and high performance for a competitive, sustainable cladding option.
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For more information and technical support, visit cupapizarras.com

 

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