The 2016 Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop, hosted by Boston Valley Terra Cotta, brought together our sculptors and designers with faculty and students from the Universty at Buffalo as well as educators, artists and architects from around the world for five days of group-based learning and ‘clay storming’ sessions.
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Installation has begun on the passageway for the new Rathbone Square building by Great Portland Estates in London. The new mixed-use building has been developed on the site of a former post office warehouse and will provide residential, office, and retail space. Facebook will house their London offices at this premiere site which has created […]
We are currently in the planning stages for our second ACAW event which brought together architects, engineers and ceramic artists from across the country. These industry experts worked in teams focusing on the development of architectural terra cotta for bioclimatic use in façades, walls, objects and surfaces. This year’s workshop is scheduled for August 14 – 17, […]
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 […]
Work is underway on another restoration project of a beautiful atmospheric style theater from the late 1920’s. The Capitol Theatre in Flint, Michigan was originally built in 1928 for the W.S. Butterfield chain of theaters. The new ownership team of Uptown Investment Corp and Whiting Co. plan to reopen the theater as a performing arts […]
The glazed terra cotta units framing the upper windows of the 18-story 7 West 21 Street building are nearing installation completion. Boston Valley Terra Cotta has been working with Morris Adjmi Architects on this 290,000 square foot building in the Ladies Mile Historic District of New York City. The completed space will accommodate 288 apartments […]
If you think public libraries are an institution with a proud past but a problematic future you have to visit the new Elmhurst Public Library by Marpillero Pollak Architects. Commissioned in 2004 by New York’s Department of Design and Construction (DDC), it’s not just a triumphant work of civic architecture, but one that creates community and celebrates what it means to be a public institution in 2017.