Copper Makes Healthier Homes

Copper Makes Healthier Homes

The world's first large-scale residential installation of antimicrobial copper touch surfaces has taken place in Reims, France.

Awards Shortlist Announced

Awards Shortlist Announced

An international team of architect judges has shortlisted ten projects for the 2015 European Copper in Architecture Awards, a celebration of the very best in contemporary architecture. Voting for the Public Choice Award is now open – via – until 30th August and all the winners will be announced shortly afterwards.

Copper Architecture Forum 38/2015

Copper Architecture Forum magazine 38/2015 published


One of this magazine’s strengths is its ability to offer comparisons of different architectural approaches to a single material - copper.

Vision London

Copper Awards at Vision London

Copper in Architecture are very pleased to announce that we will be displaying the shortlisted projects for the European Copper in Architecture Awards at VISION LONDON, which will be held at Olympia, London on the 2 and 3 June.   

Copper Architecture Forum magazine 37/2014 published


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.

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.

RIBA CPD Assessed Material

CPD Enables Healthcare Architects to Specify Antimicrobial Copper with Confidence

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.


Chris Hodson examines the growing role of copper in urban and landscape design – as well as architecture – in various structures linked to transport, infrastructure and streetscape projects around Europe.


Chris Hodson caught up with the founding partner of Award Winners Pitágoras Aquitectos to discuss the practice’s work.

Copper Architecture Forum 36/2014

Copper Architecture Forum 36/2014

Copper Architecture Forum magazine 36/2014 published


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

Copper’s Contribution to Healthcare Architecture

Architects and designers of healthcare projects are being encouraged to consider how architectural design can positively influence a healthcare facility in a new competition.  The UIA International Student Design Competition – targeting students of architecture – is now inviting entries via Architects for Health.  Alongside conventional measures, antimicrobial copper touch surfaces can make a positive contribution to patient safety and is an innovative measure to consider for any healthcare project.

Elizabeth Walker– London, UK is winner of a new iPad mini

Elizabeth Walker– London, UK is winner of a new iPad mini

“Struck by the quality of the entries and the variety in which copper has been used”

Elizabeth Walker– based in London, UK - is the winner of a new iPad mini by voting in the Public Choice Award on



Platform of Arts and Creativity, Guimarães in Portugal, wins the European Copper in Architecture Awards.

Copper Recycling – Closing the Loop

The red metal is used for its intrinsic qualities of electrical and thermal conductivity, corrosion resistance and workability in the building construction sector. In Copper Forum 34, you read that environmental reporting requirements in the building sector are also steadily increasing. One of the real sustainable benefts of copper is that many of the copper and copper alloy products used in plumbing, heating ventilation and cooling, solar thermal installations and architectural applications, can be produced with 100 % recycled content.

Copper Architecture Forum magazine 35/2013 published


This issue invites comparisons – both of how architects go about designing their buildings and of their attitude to copper as a modern architectural material.

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