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Travels with Larry: Langevin Block

Located directly across from the Centre Block on the other side of Wellington Street is the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council of Canada, housed in what was previously known as the Langevin Block in Ottawa, Canada. When construction of the building was...

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Travels with Larry: Langevin Block

Red Metal in the Big Apple: Three Copper Buildings to Admire in NYC

Copper is being used to clad, adorn and embellish architecture across North America, bringing bold features and bright color to numerous buildings. The red metal’s inherent properties also bring durability and protection to these projects. Copper can protect a building from the elements, is corrosion-resistant...

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Red Metal in the Big Apple: Three Copper Buildings to Admire in NYC

Copper-Clad Domes Offer the Best Views of L.A.

The nine white, over-sized letters that are featured in films, on postcards and even in billboard hit songs usually come to mind when thinking of California. But as I gazed up at Mount Hollywood, three copper-clad domes caught my attention instead. Atop of the Hollywood...

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Copper-Clad Domes Offer the Best Views of L.A.

Copper Transforms Roofs Across North America

From the relentless sun in Arizona to the frigid winters in Ontario, copper roofs have shielded homes and buildings from the harshest environments for centuries. Today, the world’s oldest metal is being utilized across North America for its durability and appealing aesthetic. The Centre Block...

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Copper Transforms Roofs Across North America

The First LEED Rated Embassy in the U.S. Uses Copper

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Walking around northwest Washington, D.C., I found myself standing in front of Number One Observatory Circle, the official residence of the vice president. However, what caught my attention was the emerald, rectangular structure...

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The First LEED Rated Embassy in the U.S. Uses Copper

15 Buildings that Show Innovative Architectural Design

By Stephen Knapp, Director of Sheet, Strip and Plate for CDA It’s amazing to see the innovative ways copper continues to be applied to buildings across North America. Last week, the Copper Development Association (CDA) and the Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association (CCBDA) awarded...

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15 Buildings that Show Innovative Architectural Design

NYC American Radiator Building Uses Copper

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Adjacent to Bryant Park, along West 40th Street, is the striking American Radiator Building (since renamed the American Standard Building, which is now home to the Bryant Park Hotel). The art deco and gothic-inspired building...

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NYC American Radiator Building Uses Copper

Bronze Hippo is the Talk of Lincoln Center

From now through July 31, 2017, visitors of New York’s Lincoln Center can feast their eyes on Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup’s latest creation: a 15-foot tall, 2 ½ ton bronze hippo clad in a copper tutu. The aptly-named Hippo Ballerina will make her home...

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Bronze Hippo is the Talk of Lincoln Center

George W. Bush Presidential Library Features Copper Alloys

By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Upon suggestion from a colleague, I recently stopped by the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum while in Dallas, Texas.  It was my first time visiting a presidential library, and I’ve come to the conclusion...

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George W. Bush Presidential Library Features Copper Alloys


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