• As part of the 2017 Dedalo Minosse International Prize for commissioning a building,  the Gembloux Town Hall project has been awarded one of the 4 main awards – the ALA - Assoarchitetti Prize Under 40.

  • 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.

  • 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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Photo credit: Eckhart Matthäus

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Patient Treatment Centre - The Christie, UK

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Maggie's Centre, Scotland, UK

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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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