Blog posts pertaining to the Museum Project

Machado Silvetti’s Center for Asian Art wins 2016 BSA Honor Award for Design Excellence

Machado and Silvetti Associates with Sweet Sparkman Architects have received the Boston Society of Architect’s or BSA Honor Award for Design Excellence for The Center for Asian Art in the Dr. Helga Wall-Apelt Gallery of Asian Art at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Boston Valley Terra Cotta worked with Machado Silvetti to create the […]

Interview: Rodolfo Machado & Working With Boston Valley Terra Cotta on Ringling Museum of Art

Q: What drove the design of the pavilion’s tiled façade? Rodolfo Machado: Materially, we chose terra-cotta because the structure is a piece in a garden, and the garden pavilion has always been a light green terra-cotta with golden edges. But the material is also in the traditional buildings on the Ringling campus, like the John and Mable Ringling House—it is on the floors and inlaid in the walls.

Machado Silvetti Clads Florida Museum Extension in Over 3,000 Green Ceramic Tiles

SOURCE: Dezeen Magazine DATE: April 28, 2016 See the original article at www.dezeen.com US firm Machado Silvetti has used jade-coloured terra cotta tiles to sheath an extension to the historic campus of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida. Commonly known as The Ringling, it is one of the largest museum-university complexes in America. […]

Boston Valley Works with Machado Silvetti on Modern Addition to Ringling Estate

SOURCE: Architect’s Newspaper BY: John Stoughton DATE: February 12,2016 See the original article at Blog.ArchPaper.com Machado Silvetti’s Modern Addition to Historically Significant Ringling Estate  Boston Valley Terra Cotta worked closely with Machado Silvetti to create 2750 individual terra cotta modules, weighing in at 60-70 pounds each, for a modern addition to historically significant Ringling Estate in Sarasota, Florida. The […]