Call for Entries: 2010 North American Copper in Architecture Awards

November 16, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Awards Program to Recognize and Promote Outstanding Architectural Applications of Copper Alloys in Building Design

NEW YORK, NY— The Copper Development Association (CDA), in collaboration with the Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association (CCBDA), is seeking nominations for the 2010 North American Copper in Architecture Awards (NACIA) program.

Building on the program's success the past two years, CDA and CCBDA have issued a call for entries for the 2010 competition. The goal of the awards program is to recognize and promote the innovative use of copper and copper alloys in the design of residential and commercial building projects throughout the United States and Canada.

Projects are honored under the categories of Restoration and New Construction.

Awards guidelines and an entry form for the 2010 architectural awards program can be found on the Call for Entries page. The submission deadline is Jan. 31, 2010.

Some of the projects that were recognized in the 2009 awards program included the Wovoka, a private residence in Lake Tahoe, NV, which utilized copper throughout the design, from the entry gate to the custom roof and garage doors; the St. Patrick's Basilica and New Brunswick Legislative Assembly Building in Canada, and the Hoboken Terminal in New Jersey.

For a complete list of the 2009 architectural award projects, please visit the CDA Web site.

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