Copper Design Showcased at the Triennale di Milano

Copper – interpreted in many different forms and applications spanning architecture, design and technology – is the theme of a new exhibition at Milan’s Triennale Design Museum. Entitled ‘Copper Crossings, Copper Shapes in Contemporary Art, Design, Technology and Architecture’, the exhibition opens on 15 September at 19:00 and will be on display until 9 November

 

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Ferry Terminal, Stockholm, Sweden

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

Laajasalo Church, Finland

The church’s main areas have been positioned on the street corner so that they are visible from far away; the the copper clad steeple is separate from the church to complete the approach to the church. The parish wing, with its everyday activities,...

The Opera Pavilion - Copenhagen, Denmark

Opera-goers in Copenhagen no longer have to stand outside in the wind and rain when they take the water bus to and from performances.   A new circular floating pavilion, with capacity for 200 people, provides shelter...

Clarion Hotel Post, Gothenburg, Sweden

After 20 years of redundancy, the central Drottningtorget Post Office building in Gothenburg, Sweden, has been transformed into the 500-bedroom Clarion Hotel Post with modern additions that reflect the aspirations of this vibrant city. 

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 the square fronting the 12th century cathedral that it serves.


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Helsinki Childrens’ Hospital, Finland

Transparent Copper - Extensions to Helsinki Childrens’ Hospital. Two new contemporary interventions within the courtyards of an important health building incorporate distinctive copper slatted facades to maintain both transparency and architectural...

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