Resource Library

Copper Development Association provides a range of resources in support of the correct and efficient use of copper and copper alloys for major applications.

Most of our publications are downloadable electronically and a few are available as hard copies.  Use the search option or click on a category to see the publications/software listed under that topic.

If you can't find the information you are looking for, try the following:

  • FAQs - on alloys and applications
  • Copper Key - for equivalents of copper alloys worldwide, their chemical compositions, material designation and national standards
  • Copper Data Center - a searchable database of over 60,000 scientific abstracts from research papers related to the application of copper
  • Copper Life Cycle Data - for up-to-date life cycle data on key copper products
  • Kompass - for supplier listings

or use our technical support service, Contact an Expert.
    Copper in Architecture Awards 13 - European Winners
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, EU, roofing
    Listen to the words of award-winning architects describing how and why they use copper.
    Copper in Architecture Awards 13 - UK Winners
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, roofing
    Winners of the UK awards describe how and why they have used copper to achieve their award-winning designs.
    Pub 089 - Architectural Brass
    Architecture
    applications, architecture, brass
    Highlights the durable and decorative qualities of brass when used for both internal and external architectural applications. Well illustrated with examples of modern usage. 12pp.
    Pub 143 - Copper in Architecture Awards 7
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 7. 1999. 6pp.
    Pub 146 - Copper in Architecture Awards 8
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 8. 2000. 6pp.
    Pub 148 - Copper in Architecture Awards 9
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 9. 2001. 6pp.
    Pub 154 - Guide to Copper in Architecture
    Architecture
    applications, architecture, cladding, design, environment, patina, recycling, research, roofing
    Information on all aspects of copper sheet used for roofing, cladding and other architectural applications. It includes the latest comprehensive information on environmental issues and examines sources, recycling and characteristics of copper and its cost-effectiveness for roofing and cladding. Design issues are explored, development of its distinctive natural patina and the diversity of factory finishes available today. February 2006. 20pp.
    Pub 156 - Copper Roofing - In Detail
    £ 25.00
    Architecture
    architecture, design, installation, roofing, technical
    Technical information on designing and installing fully supported sheet copper roofing in accordance with current good practice. The details illustrated will meet most of the conditions likely to be encountered. If unusual design situations arise, the principles shown should help in devising a solution. 2002. 120pp.
    Pub 158 - Copper in Architecture Awards 10
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 10. 2002. 8pp.
    Pub 175 - Copper in Architecture Awards 11
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 11. 2003. 8pp.
    Pub 181 - Copper in Architecture Awards 12
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 12. 2005. 12pp.
    Pub 194 - Copper in Architecture Awards 13
    £ 0.00
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 13. 2007. 20pp.
    Pub 199 - European Copper in Architecture Awards 14
    £ 0.00
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, EU, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 14. 2009. 12pp.
    Pub 209 - European Copper in Architecture Awards 15
    £ 0.00
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, building, cladding, EU, roof, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 15. 2011. 12pp.
    Pub 218 - European Copper in Architecture Awards 16
    £ 0.00
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, cladding, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 16. 2013. 20pp.
    Pub 224 - European Copper in Architecture Awards 17
    £ 0.00
    Architecture
    architecture, awards, cladding, roofing
    Details of winning entries in Copper in Architecture Awards 17. 2015. 20pp.
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