Five Canadian Buildings Win 2019 North American Copper in Architecture Awards - architecture and design

Five Canadian Buildings Win 2019 North American Copper in Architecture Awards



At the 2019 North American Copper in Architecture Awards (NACIA), five Canadian buildings were award winners for their exceptional use of architectural copper.
Organized by the Copper Development Association (CDA) and the Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association (CCBDA), the NACIA awards recognize North American building projects that demonstrate outstanding use of architectural copper and copper alloys.
The awards program showcases a wide range of projects that highlight craftsmanship, attention to detail, and architectural vision.
Since its launch in 2008, the program has awarded projects across three categories: new construction, restoration and ornamental applications.
Submissions are judged and reviewed by a panel of industry experts based on building design, copper installation and technique. This year?s award-winners include the following projects by Canadian architects:
Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

New Construction

Architect: Formline Architecture
Photo Credit: Andrew Latreille Photography Ltd.
The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre features a standing seam copper roof that embodies the Coast Salish?s idea that the chief?s copper represents dignity. The copper roof is designed to capture water and send it to one location, creating a waterfall feature symbolizing the tears of the many survivors who suffered traumatic experiences in residential schools...
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