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Now open: TECU® ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2022
Germany Architecture News - Oct 09, 2021 - 14:41 1342 views
The TECU® ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2022 once again honours outstanding projects that make exemplary and innovative use of the extensive application possibilities of the TECU® brand.The competition includes the categories ‘Realised Buildings‘ and ‘Project Award for Students‘.
Competition is open now!
Copper, more than any other building material, is brought to life by specific applications. It reflects the entire range of architectural issues: historical and futuristic, manual trade skills and technological progress - convention and innovation, technology and art, tradition and avantgarde. TECU® products from KME are made of copper and copper alloys. Copper is a natural element. Copper products are durable, recyclable and committed to the idea of sustainability "by nature". For the manufacturing of TECU® products, copper is used exclusively from recycled stocks. Copper is 100% recyclable, so there is a huge potential: 90 % of all copper ever extracted and processed worldwide is still in use today. Building with TECU® is a commitment to sustainability.
Lisbon harbour tower © KME
The prize money awarded will total EUR 9,500 divided among the following categories:
1st prize: EUR 5,000
2nd prize: EUR 2,500
3rd prize: EUR 1,000
Project Award for Students EUR 1,000
Closing Date: All entries must be submitted via the KME upload portal by 28 February 2022.
Instructions on how to upload your data in competition's upload portal can be found here.
The details of the award ceremony are still to be announced.
Image © Werner Huthmacher. Image Servicestation Theresienwiese / Volker Staab Architects
Realised buildings and project work by students using TECU® pro- ducts manufactured by KME (copper and copper alloys for façades, roofing and interior applications).
Diane Heirend, Diane Heirend Architecture & Urbanisme (Luxembourg)
Jette Cathrin Hopp, Snøhetta (Oslo)
Jan Kampshoff, modulorbeat (Muenster)
Bernd Köhler, Senior Architect @ Werner Sobek Design (Stuttgart)
Charlie Sutherland, Sutherland Hussey Harris (Edinburgh)
Submission: from now until 28 February 2022
Jury decisions: April 2022
More information can be found at competition's website.
Contact: [email protected]
The projects and works submitted must have been created between 2016 and 2021 using TECU® products or must have been designed as a student project with a reference to copper as a material. In any case, the overall architectural concept is just as decisive for the assessment as the specific use of materials.
Top image © KME, Christian Richters. Image Skulptur Projekte Münster / modulorbeat
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