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Foto: Hertha Hurnaus / hurnaus.com

Foto: Hertha Hurnaus / hurnaus.com

Dolomitenblick, Sexten/Sesto (BZ), Italy

The building is located on a hillside in the Dolomites, at the edge of a residential area.

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Solar waves, Photo: Aedas/Daniel Hopkinson

Solar waves, Photo: Aedas/Daniel Hopkinson

Holland Park School, London, UK

One of London's best-known public sector schools has been completely redeveloped with a single, state of the art building replacing a previous sprawling campus.

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Photo: Tim Crocker

Photo: Tim Crocker

Granary building, London, UK

This project showcases creation of a new life for old buildings with facilities to meet 21st century needs, whilst respecting and celebrating their integr

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Detached family house in Seeheim
Detached family house in Seeheim

Family House at Seeheim, Germany

Situated in a prominent hillside location, the property is located in a residential area developed around 1900, with lush greenery, and offers a view of the Rhine valley in the

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Teatro Vicar, theatre, copper, brass, facade
Teatro Vicar, theatre, copper, brass, facade

Teatro Vicar, Spain

One of the basic intentions of the project was to improve the conditions of the site.

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Mediacomplex 22@, Barcelona, Spain, bronze facade
Mediacomplex 22@, Barcelona, Spain, bronze facade

Mediacomplex 22@, Spain

The Mediacomplex project is born from the union between a city, the 22@ plan for the development of emergent technologies, and a company as engine within this sector.

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Articles

EVOLVING COPPER ARCHITECTURE

The diversity of surfaces offered by copper and its alloys today is greater than ever. It is important to appreciate the living nature of the material and its evolving appearance on buildings, driven by local environments. In this and future issues, we aim to show changes over time with featured projects –
and more can be found at copperconcept.org.

Eight diverse projects from across Europe have been shortlisted for the 2017 European Copper in Architecture Awards. This article gives a preview of the shortlist and a glimpse inside the judging process.

A new feature on our website demonstrates the evolution of copper and copper alloy surfaces on buildings in different locations throughout Europe.

Finland’s Building Information Ltd. has issued guidelines on indoor hygiene for new build and renovation projects, describing copper as ‘the most well-known and effective antimicrobial material.’ 

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Architect and Partner Mads Mandrup explains the architectural concept for The Mærsk Tower

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Results of a programme looking at the development of the surface of copper and copper alloys in different locations.

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