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We're the Copper Development Association, the best source for architecture, construction and engineering professionals seeking technical information and assistance on the architectural applications of copper and copper alloys.
- Design Handbook
The most comprehensive resource presenting as much information about copper's properties, existing technology and application to the educational design and construction field as presently exists.
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- Copper in Architecture Awards
The North American Copper in Architecture Awards recognizes and promotes North American building projects for their outstanding use of architectural copper and copper alloys.
- Featured Projects
A library of compelling copper projects.
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding architectural applications of copper.
Presents extensive reference data on weathering, coloring and coatings.
- Educational Programs
Description of training programs, videos, and other educational resources.
- Manufacturers & Distributors
Click here for an extensive list of various copper systems manufacturers.
Provides a list of architectural copper consultants and installation contractors.
Discussion of effects of copper on various environmental systems.
- New Products
A listing of recent developments in architectural copper products.
Selection of technical publications and reference materials.
Intended to to support the architect and specifier involved in the design of architectural copper systems.
- Basic Details
Provides basic details and techniques as a guide to the designer and engineer.
Information on a number of databases on sources for copper and copper alloy products.
- Design Assistance
Program includes Document and Specification review and critique, and in-house work sessions.
- Questions? Need Assistance?
Contact our project managers and architectural applications specialists.
AIA National Convention and Design Exposition
Jun 20 - Jun 22, 2013
DIY Video Podcasts
Building & Architecture News
October '11: The Fall issue focuses on the benefits of copper at healthcare institutions. Read about a new copper HVAC system that makes AC systems more energy efficient; a medical campus that relies on copper for their state-of-the-art information network; copper trends in building and construction projects; how copper provides shielding for MRI systems to improve accuracy, and the importance of copper to ensure cleanliness, reliability and efficiency in medical gas systems.
Learn about CDA’s educational and support programs.
Industry News: Selection of recent copper-related architecture industry developments, technology advances, etc to keep you up to date.
Learn about CDA's Architecture member companies.
Order educational, training programs, and technical publications.