• It is a pleasure to open this issue with the results of the 2017 European Copper in Architecture Awards. But there is far more to read as well, with a wide selection of other projects from around Europe and well beyond, and our second ‘Copper Inside’ interior design supplement.

  • The results of the 2017 European Copper in Architecture Awards 18 have just been announced. 

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Photo: Sebastian van Damme

Photo: Sebastian van Damme

Villa IJsselzig, Utrecht, the Netherlands

A copper roofed contemporary dyke house in an original ribbon development.

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Villa Måsholmen, Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden

Villa Måsholmen is a residential project, built for a family as a country retreat on an island in the Archipelago of Stockholm, Sweden. 

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Villa Drei Birken, Sesto, Italy

The Residence Villa 3 Birken, built in 1960, is located on a hillside in the Dolomites.

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Photographer: Steven Meert

Photographer: Steven Meert

Conversion of a 18th century vicarage, Meise (Wolvertem), Belgium

The project involves the conversion of a 18th century vicarage at Rossem (Wolvertem - Belgium), in a protected village view, on to a contemporary house.

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Image: Jose Campos
Image: Jose Campos

House in Areosa, Viana do Castelo, Portugal

This project proposes a different perspective of architectural remodeling and expansion of a two floor single-family building and annex, located in a 1328.31 m2 property in Areo

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Foto di Niccolò Galeazzi

Foto di Niccolò Galeazzi

Alps Villa in Lumezzane, Italy

A 'C' shaped house, of copper and wood, biting into the side of the green mountain provides a unique dwelling.

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Copper and the Home is a biennial competition established in 2006 that challenges the minds of young designers, architects, engineers and students across Europe to explore and harness the properties of copper that make it essential to modern living, and reimagine how it can improve our lives and enhance our daily routines through creative design.

WINNING WAYS WITH COPPER
It is a pleasure to open this issue with the results of the 2017 European Copper in Architecture Awards. But there is far more to read as well, with a wide selection of other projects from around Europe and well beyond, and our second ‘Copper Inside’ interior design supplement. 

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.
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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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