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La Monnaie de Paris © AAPP / Philippe Prost

La Monnaie de Paris © AAPP / Philippe Prost

La Monnaie de Paris © AAPP / Philippe Prost

La Monnaie de Paris © AAPP / Philippe Prost

Flat Copper, Paris, crédits photo : Takuji Shimmura, Badia Berger Architectes

Flat Copper, Paris, crédits photo : Takuji Shimmura, Badia Berger Architectes

Flat Copper, Paris, crédits photo : Takuji Shimmura, Badia Berger Architectes

Flat Copper, Paris, crédits photo : Takuji Shimmura, Badia Berger Architectes

Flat Copper, Paris, France

Inspired by the Flatiron Building in New York, Badia Berger architects designed an unusual building, housing 86 apartments together with some shops.

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Image copyright: Julien Lanoo
Image copyright: Julien Lanoo

Euravenir Tower, Lille, France

The Euravenir Tower project occupies the last free parcel of Phase One of the Euralille Area, which began in 1998 with OMA’s project built in association with François Delhays.

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Crédit photo : Sergio GRAZZIA

Crédit photo : Sergio GRAZZIA

Conservatoire Claude Debussy, Paris, France

The Conservatoire Claude Debussy, municipal conservatory of music, dance and dramatic arts in the 17th Arrondissement of the city of Paris, is inserted at the interface of a num

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Museum Of The Franco-Prussian War Of 1870 And The Annexation, Gravelotte, France

Monolithic, the Museum of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and the Annexation sits quietly in the village of Gravelotte, but is powerfully distinguished by its ch

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College de Labarthe sur Leze, France

The aim was to create a school answering to the High Environmental Quality and educational standards.

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The results of the 2017 European Copper in Architecture Awards 18 have just been announced. The Maersk Tower research complex in Copenhagen, designed by C.F. Møller Architects and characterised by its grid of copper fins, was the outright winner. Two infrastructure projects were Commended and the Hydropolis water sculpture pavilion in Wrocław, Poland, received the Public Choice prize.

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.

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The European Copper in Architecture Awards programme celebrates the beauty and versatility of copper and its alloys through some of the best contemporary architecture. It also seeks to expose to a wider international audience inspirational projects, some of which might otherwise go unrecognised.
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