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Copper Projects: Architecture?s Original Bling

Since its discovery in 8700 B.C., copper has been one of the most used metals in the history of humankind. It has a variety of uses from coins and weapons to statues and even architecture. One of its first architectural uses was in Ancient Egypt for the massive doors of the temple to Amen-Re at Karnak in 300 B.C.The versatility of the material continues in architecture to this day, allowing for a variety of unique designs and uses. The innovative, efficient, and lightweight material is versatile in its use, ranging from facades to roofs, interior applications, and high tech solutions. Sustainable in its natural form, the material is 100% recycled. As the state of architecture becomes more focused on sustainability, copper becomes the ideal material for the buildings of today. Below, we?ve selected 7 projects that use architecture's original bling.
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Since its discovery in 8700 B.C., copper has been one of the most used metals in the history of humankind. It has a variety of uses from coins and weapons to statues and even architecture. One of its first architectural uses was in Ancient Egypt for the massive doors of the temple to Amen-Re at Karnak in 300 B.C.

The versatility of the material continues in architecture to this day, allowing for a variety of unique designs and uses. The innovative, efficient, and lightweight material is versatile in its use, ranging from facades to roofs, interior applications, and high tech solutions. Sustainable in its...
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MÓ BISTRÓ / MD27

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Tianjin Binhai Library / MVRDV + Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute

MVRDV in collaboration with local architects TUPDI has completed the Tianjin Binhai Library, a 33,700m2 cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade. The undulating bookshelf is the...
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Studio NAB Designs a Greenhouse Roof for Notre-Dame

In the aftermath of the blaze that destroyed the roof of Paris? iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral, Studio NAB has envisioned a replacement ?greenhouse roof.? Described as a cathedral ?in green for all,? the project would see the creation of rooftop...
25-04-2019 19:36 - ( architecture )
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Public Library & Indoor Recreational Centre / P&T Architects and Engineers

Located along the main pedestrian promenade connecting cultural and educational facilities with Yuen Long Park and surrounded by residential developments, the new building is conceived to be of complementary nature - yet, a contribution of...
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FUTURE STITCH Smart Factory / AZL Architects

STANCE, an American sports fashion brand, is featured for its brand declaration of The Uncommon Thread, aiming to make socks, the most common items in people?s daily life, excelsior. STANCE?s Punk & Poets culture attracts a large number of...
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Travel Through History with this Interactive Timeline of Chicago's Tallest Buildings

Mud City, the Windy City, the City of the Big Shoulders... If there is one thing we are certain of, it is that Chicago is the birthplace of exceptionally tall buildings.
20-12-2018 19:38 - ( architecture )


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Wild at Home: Hilton Carter Book Giveaway!

It’s been such a joy watching Hilton Carter‘s new book, Wild at Home, come into the world. We’re big fans of his work with plants and he’s been kind enough to share some expert tips on caring for plants in winter months with...
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Casual Hip Home by Regan Baker Design

Designed in 2016 by Regan Baker Design, this beach-style residence is located in Marin County, California. Photography courtesy of Regan Baker Design Visit Regan Baker Design
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