Designed by German duo Schröder Schulte-Ladbeck, the modern Schloss Grafenegg Concert Hall is set between two historic buildings on the grounds of Grafenegg Castle. The copper façade will eventually patina to match its brick surroundings.
pink and green building in Plaça del Sol in Gràcia, Barcelona, Art Nouveau facade
For the Meinel Optical Sciences building, local firm Richärd+Bauer created a reddened copper-alloy rain screen, which blends seamlessly with the campus’s brick façades and protects the structure from the desert sun. Inspired by a darkroom, the northern end features penetrating light shafts, while the southern side has no windows at all.
middle school by LCR Architectes, Labarthe-sur-Lèze, France , Its facades incorporate strips of glazing surrounded by patinated copper, with a brown tone intended to reference the ploughed earth of the nearby agricultural land.