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5 Castles Saved by Slate Roofing

In Recent Projects by Kendall Vrana

Centuries ago, ancient builders determined slate roofing to be a gorgeous, withstanding material suitable for housing royalty. Slate roofing first appeared on Europe’s medieval castles and spread to be used on houses of worship. Other than its sleek, classically beautiful appearance, slate was renowned for several other properties. Naturally water resistant, fire proof, and durable against all elements, quality slate …

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Stylish Atlanta Apartments Borrow European Slate Siding Trend

In Educational Articles by Kendall Vrana

Over in Europe, modern architects are turning to natural slate siding as a stylish, reliable cladding option. Originating as durable roofing since the castle-building days, many architects are reimagining this coveted material as siding, creating beautiful statement buildings in many Spain, Denmark, and many other European countries. At home in the states, this trend is already starting to break in …