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Museum of Fire, Zory, Poland

Museum of Fire, Zory, Poland

In the town of Zory, near to the major road that extends to the country’s borders, the Museum of Fire has been created. Its primary function is to promote the municipality. The...

Boat’s house at Millstätter lake, Seeboden, Austria

Boat’s house at Millstätter lake, Seeboden, Austria

The boathouse was built as a solitary building, at the Seebodner lakeside of the Millstätter lake in Carinthia. The building is positioned at the water’s edge, directly at the...

Operacion Amiral Mouchez

Operacion Amiral Mouchez

Close to the Parc Montsouris, in the XIIIth district, Paris Habitat manages the Amiral Mouchez site, a set of 15 social housing buildings organized around a vast green space....

Splashpoint Leisure Centre, Worthing, UK

Splashpoint Leisure Centre, Worthing, UK

Wilkinson Eyre Architects was appointed to design this new swimming pool for Worthing Borough Council following an RIBA competition. The new pool complex includes a six lane,...

Gateway at University of Debrecen, Hungary

Gateway at University of Debrecen, Hungary

A research institute and its representative building, architectural discourse on an urbanistic scale, the ergonomic interrelation of nature and architecture, minimalism and...

New visitor's centre in Lund, Sweden

New visitor's centre in Lund, Sweden

A new visitors‘ centre in the southern Swedish city of Lund uses brass-clad faceted forms to link together disparate existing buildings and to regenerate...

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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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