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Antimicrobial copper presentation at Vision London

Held annually, Vision is the place where architects, specifiers, clients and suppliers come together to discuss, debate and showcase the latest innovations and developments in architecture, design and the built environment. It focuses on innovative building products, materials and technology, and aims to provide ideas for new and inventive ways to achieve better building design and comply with changing legislation.

Prize draw for a Tom Dixon 'Cog Pen'

Why architects and designers need to know about Antimicrobial Copper.

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Davide Vignati is the winner of the iPad mini by voting at the Public Choice of "Copper in Architecture" award.

And the winner of the iPad is .....

Davide Vignati is the winner of an iPad mini thanks to casting his vote for the Public Choice of "Copper in Architecture" award 

French Town Closes the Door on Germs with Copper

In a world first, Bezannes – a town in Northern France – has installed antimicrobial copper door handles and stair rails in its city hall, social welfare institution and cultural centre, as well as a primary school. These hygienic surfaces will help protect the health of everyone using the facilities, and are intended as a symbol of the town’s readiness to innovate and improve.

Copper in the Home 2016

2016 Copper in the Home Design Competition

Copper and the Home 2016 is the latest iteration of a well-established design competition calling on designers to take fresh inspiration from the red metal and its alloys. 

Copper Architecture Forum magazine 39/2015 published

Copper Architecture Forum magazine 39/2015 published


This issue features the results of the 2015 European Copper in Architecture Awards. We want to take this opportunity to congratulate all those who have received awards or were shortlisted, and thank everyone who entered.

Architectural Awards Results Announced

Image: Jens Markus Lindhe

Architectural Awards Results Announced

The results of the 2015 European Copper in Architecture Awards 17 have just been announced, celebrated by videos of the Winning and Commended projects including architect interviews, an Awards brochure and coverage in the latest issue of Copper Architecture Forum magazine – all available via copperconcept.org/awards. 

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 copperconcept.org – 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.

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