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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

Three Ways Copper Contributes to Human Health

Each year on April 7th, people around the world come together to celebrate World Health Day. This global awareness day encourages everyone to consider important health topics and to engage in an open discussion about these issues. Each person encounters thousands of materials, foods, and...

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Three Ways Copper Contributes to Human Health

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

The Choice is Yours: Vote for the Top Copper Project of All Time!

Each year, CDA seeks to honor the best architectural projects using copper in the United States and Canada. The North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) Awards Program has recognized numerous beautiful and innovative copper designs over the years. The versatile metal has been featured as...

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The Choice is Yours: Vote for the Top Copper Project of All Time!

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


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