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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MKCA New York City Townhouse Update & Sneak Peek

Boston Valley Terra Cotta has been working with Michael K Chen Architecture on a reconstructed landmarked 1870’s townhouse in New York City. This new building has been constructed to fit within the historic footprint of the original structure. One of the many highlights of this project includes the custom developed terra cotta planter wall, the […]

Echo Art Fair’s Addition of Light Industry is a Huge Success

This years Echo Art Fair drew crowds with its industrious venue, an Albert Kahn designed American Axel plant, and the diverse work of a talented group of artists. 600 people attended the the fair’s preview night on May 13th. Day two 1,500 people were in attendance and on the 15th that number doubled. The site […]