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 […]
Blog posts pertaining to the Museum Project
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.
Boston Valley Terra Cotta worked with Machado Silvetti to create the dynamic terra cotta façade for the Centre for Asian Art extension to the historic campus of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. The project has been featured in the print subscription of The Architect’s Newspaper. View the PDF of the full feature here. […]
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. […]
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 […]
Press Release courtesy of Alfred University. John B. Krouse, a 1985 graduate of Alfred University (AU), will deliver the annual John McMahon Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 12 @ 11:20 am, in Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall, on the AU campus. Krouse, who is president of Boston Valley Terra Cotta in Orchard Park, NY, will deliver a […]
The Ringling Museum is almost complete! Production of the emerald terra cotta units is winding down here at Boston Valley. On site, only parts of the elevations remain unclad. The custom corner conditions will soon ship to complete the facade on this jewel box building. Check out the photos below to see the stunning results! […]