105,000 Square Feet of Terra Cotta Panels are Being Installed on UB’s New Medical School Building

TITLE: 105,000 Square Feet of terra cotta panels are being installed on UB’s new medical school building
SOURCE: Buffalo Rising
DATE: January 31st, 2017
BY: Buffalo Rising
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UB Medical School, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, Buffalo, NY, TerraClad Rainscreen, 105,000 square feet of Terra Cotta Panels

The exterior of the new University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences awaits the remainder of the 28,006 terra cotta panels. © Tim Wilkes

HOK contacted us during the conceptual design stage,” explained Willard Pottle, international sales and marketing manager at Boston Valley Terra Cotta, which won the bid to manufacture the panels over two German firms. “They made it very clear that they wanted to use terra cotta to acknowledge Buffalo’s architectural history.” – UB|MD

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