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Skive CHP Station, Denmark
Skive CHP Station, Denmark

Skive CHP Station, Denmark

Skive CHP Station is a modern heating plant, based on the newest biomass technology.

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Huis de Wiers, Netherlands

Huis de Wiers was built as a country estate of Vreeswijk in about 1654. The house itself was in 1946 demolished almost entirely.

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The Eden Project: The Core, UK, copper, roof
The Eden Project: The Core, UK, copper, roof

The Eden Project: The Core, UK

The Eden Project is one of the most innovative and high profile of the Millennium Projects.

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KUMU - Art Museum of Estonia
KUMU - Art Museum of Estonia

KUMU - Art Museum of Estonia

The design of the museum is based on the winning entry of an international architectural competition, which was settled in 1994.

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Prepatinated Copper Facade
Prepatinated Copper Facade

Westfield Student Village, Queen Mary University of London, UK

One of the largest new student residence schemes in Britain, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects, includes very different styles of copper cladding on two major buildin

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Perth Concert Hall, Scotland, UK

Copper roofing and cladding plays a major role in the architectural composition of Scotland’s new 1200-seat Perth Concert Hall.

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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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