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Historic Restoration of the Porcelanosa Flagship Store is Complete

Boston Valley Terra Cotta worked with Nicholson & Galloway to restore and transform the former Commodore Criterion building into the new Porcelanosa flagship store. The building, originally completed in 1918 during WWI, is being gutted and renovations design by Foster + Partners. Situated at the the intersection of Fifth Avenue, 25th Street, and Broadway, the […]
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Industry Experts From Around the World to Attend the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop in Buffalo

Industry experts from around the world to attend the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop in Buffalo August 7-12 Six-day event will address the untapped potential for ceramic component systems to create large-scale bioclimatic structures and environments. ORCHARD PARK, NY – Architects, engineers and ceramic artists from across the country and Europe will explore innovative ceramic façade solutions […]
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WSJ: Developers Turn to Materials of Old to Stand Out in Modern Era

TITLE: Developers Turn to Materials of Old to Stand Out in Modern Era  SOURCE: The Wall Street Journal DATE: Sunday, June 20, 2016 WRITTEN BY: Zolan Kanno-Youngs See the original article at www.wsj.com Developer Scott Shnay wanted his new condominium building to pay homage to the industrial roots of its NoHo neighborhood in Manhattan while also standing […]
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Michael Chen’s Upper East Side Townhouse Wins R&D Award for Nanobiome Building Skin

TITLE: 2016 R+D AWARDS Citation: Nanobiome Building Skin SOURCE: Architect Magazine  DATE: Friday, June 20, 2016 WRITTEN BY: Nate Berg See the original article at www.architectmagazine.com Boston Valley Terra Cotta client MKCA is to be awarded a citation in the 2016 Architect Magazine R&D Awards for the Nanobiome Building Skin, a conservation-minded integral vertical garden facade system […]
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Boston Valley Terra Cotta Has Come a Long Way as Profiled in The Buffalo News

TITLE: Boston Valley Terra Cotta has come a long way from its brick-making roots SOURCE: The Buffalo News DATE: Sunday, July 3, 2016 See the original article at Buffalonews.com Boston Valley Terra Cotta was profiled in a recent Buffalo News article about the development of our architectural ceramic manufacturing company over the years. Prior to the publication of […]
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Boston Valley Terra Cotta to Fabricate Winning Mailbox Design for UB Hayes Hall

  The University of Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning brought in teams of faculty and students to develop ideas for a unique solution for the mailroom in their renovated home in UB’s Hayes Hall. To solicit architecturally innovative concepts for the mailroom – probably one of the most mundane of spaces – the University held a design competition. Boston Valley […]