Publications

How copper and copper alloy surface appearances evolve

Copper has a long tradition as a building construction and design material. It has commonly been used for centuries for roofs and decades in various external structures e.g. facades, cladding, gutters, and down pipes. This brochure summarizes the latest research on surface appearance as well as evolution of copper and copper alloy surfaces on buildings in different locations throughout Europe.

Surface appearance of copper-based materials at unsheltered marine conditions

Results of a programme looking at the development of the surface of copper and copper alloys in different locations.

European Copper in Architecture Awards 18 - Entry Form

Entry Form for the European Copper in Architecture Awards 18.

European Copper in Architecture Awards 17 - Winner's brochure

The seventeenth iteration of these popular, biennial architectural awards recognises the growing influence of copper and its alloys on modern design.

Antimicrobial Copper: A Specifier’s Guide

This simple guide provides information on which touch surfaces to prioritise for upgrade to antimicrobial copper, how to recognise efficacious products and where to source them.

European Copper in Architecture Awards 16 - Winners' Brochure

Platform of Arts and Creativity, Guimarães in Portugal, wins the 16th European Copper in Architecture Awards

Metals for buildings

Metals for buildings - Essential & fully recyclable

In its six chapters, the publication addresses the unique attributes of metal building products and their inherent value for future generations, including end-of-life recycling in all studies.

European Copper in Architecture Awards 15 - Winners' Brochure

Now in their 15th cycle, the Awards not only recognise the skilful and inventive use of copper in buildings, they are also a highly impressive celebration of the best in contemporary European architecture.

Guide to Copper in Architecture

This 18-page ‘Guide to Copper in Architecture’ provides essential background information on all aspects of copper sheet used for roofing, cladding and other architectural applications. It includes the latest comprehensive information on environmental issues resulting from extensive European research.

Copper Roofing - In Detail

Copper Development Association Publication 156 aims to provide architects and contractors with the technical information needed to design and install fully supported sheet copper roofing.

European Copper in Architecture Awards 14

For the first time, this year the judges considered all the entries together to select the very best in contemporary architecture from across Europe.

Copper in Architecture Awards 13

This is the 13th iteration of a design-led competition celebrating the use of copper in architecture in all its various forms. Although started in the UK, over the last few years it has developed to recognise the best recently completed buildings in Europe.

Copper in Architecture Awards 12

Details of winning entries in the Copper in Architecture Awards 12 competition. For your free copy email: info@copperalliance.org.uk

Copper in Architecture Awards 11

Details of winning entries in the Copper in Architecture Awards 11 Competition For your free copy email: info@copperalliance.org.uk

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