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Bang & Olufsen store in Herning, Denmark

Bang & Olufsen store in Herning, Denmark

The first new Bang & Olufsen store based on the company’s latest retail design concept epitomises this iconic brand with its deceptively simple,...

Conkwell Pod, Bath, UK

Conkwell Pod, Bath, UK

The brief for the Pod was to accommodate a small and discreet space for the residents of Myrtle Cottage, in the small woodland hamlet of Conkwell, on the...

Secondary school, Strømmen, Norway

Secondary school, Strømmen, Norway

This compact, low energy secondary school for 450 students uses pre-oxidised, profiled copper cladding to celebrate its locality. Thomas Landenberg, a partner in White...

Ferry Terminal, Stockholm, Sweden

Ferry Terminal, Stockholm, Sweden

A series of new Ferry Terminal buildings link Stockholm’s iconic quayside to the city

Sports Hall St. Martin, Austria

Sports Hall St. Martin, Austria

The old circular sports hall in St. Martiner Street has been replaced by a new facility which is to be used by the adjoining secondary school, as well as a number of sports...

Radiotherapy Centre in Hof, Germany

Radiotherapy Centre in Hof, Germany

Completed in a cubic form, the building breaks free of its restrictions and plays with the falling lines of the facade sections.  Clusters of trees grow around the...

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THE CHANGING FACE OF COPPER

Just a cursory glance at the Contents page illustrates the range of architectural expression enabled by copper and the enthusiasm of designers in seeking out new possibilities for the material.

Entries are now invited for the 2015 European Copper in Architecture Awards 17 - a showcase for architects designing with copper and its alloys to promote their work to an international audience. The final deadline for receipt of entries is 30th April 2015

Specifying durable and effective antimicrobial materials for healthcare design is becoming increasingly important in light of growing antimicrobial resistance and the need to improve infection control.  A new CPD presentation helps architects to understand the challenges of infection control and the solution antimicrobial copper touch surfaces provide.

ILLUMINATING COPPER ARCHITECTURE 

We open this issue with the results of the 2013 European Copper in Architecture Awards and make no apologies for reminding ourselves of the outstanding quality of the shortlisted and award winning projects, as well as the diverse applications of copper on display

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Architect Mauro Piantelli of De8 Architetti talks about his relationship with copper and describes one of his projects: la palestra del campo di allenamento dell'Atalanta (Gym at the Atalanta training ground). The interview was filmed at "Trame, le forme del rame nell'arte contemporanea, design, tecnologia e architettura" ("Textures, forms of copper in contemporary art, design, technology and architecture"

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