Architecture


Munich Architecture Shows Unique Potential of Bronze Cladding

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Walking around Munich, between the Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall) and the Hofgarten (Court Garden), I came across the perforated bronze clad entrance of the Fünf Höfe, a shopping, dining, theatre, gallery and retail...

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Munich Architecture Shows Unique Potential of Bronze Cladding

Travels with Larry: Austin, Texas

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist The massive singular bronze star provides a rather obvious clue to exactly where you are: Texas, of course!  In particular Austin, the state capitol and in this case the Bullock Texas State History Museum....

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Travels with Larry: Austin, Texas

Travels with Larry: Washington, D.C. Part 2

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Someone remind me to plan a trip to Washington, D.C. every spring/summer!  There is great weather for walking, all the plants either sprouting or in bloom, and of course there are lots of interesting...

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Travels with Larry: Washington, D.C. Part 2

Travels with Larry: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Walking around older sections of Philadelphia, I expected to find lots of interesting Colonial sites, as well as buildings from the early decades of our country.  After all, Philly’s the home of Independence Hall...

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Travels with Larry: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Travels with Larry: Raleigh, North Carolina

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist I recently had the honor of visiting with Frank Baker of Baker Roofing, one of the largest roofing companies in the U.S.  Some of his crews are very busy installing copper roofing on an...

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Travels with Larry: Raleigh, North Carolina

Travels with Larry: San Antonio, Texas

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Located along the San Antonio River Walk, the Briscoe Western Art Museum is a distinct copper-clad structure in the heart of the city. Designed by San Antonio firm Lake|Flato, the overall museum renovation included...

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Travels with Larry: San Antonio, Texas

Travels with Larry: Troy, Michigan

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist While passing through Troy, Michigan, on my way to a group architectural seminar, I noticed a copper domed church from the road partially hidden behind a row of trees. Still being early spring in...

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Travels with Larry: Troy, Michigan

Copper Inspires Award-Winning Architectural Designs

By Stephen Knapp, Director of Strip, Sheet & Plate for CDA Even though copper has been used architecturally for centuries from the spires of cathedrals to the building facade of skyscrapers, I’m impressed every year by the ingenious and unconventional applications derived from this age-old metal...

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Travels with Larry: Richmond, Virginia

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist While in Richmond last month, I visited the Tredegar Iron Works, now a National Historic Landmark and Main Visitor Center for the Park Service’s Richmond National Battlefield Park. When thinking of historic preservation, one...

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Travels with Larry: Richmond, Virginia

Travels with Larry: Newfoundland

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist In 1880, 69 years before Newfoundland became the 10th province to officially join Canada,  construction started on a narrow-gauge (3-feet by 6-inch) railway that would, when complete, span across various parts of the province...

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Travels with Larry: Newfoundland


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