Learn best practices in designing and constructing these popular facades at the International Masonry Institute’s Rainscreen Expo. The program focuses on design theory, technical design concepts, and offers practical tips for creating cost and time efficiencies.
Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on the subject of façade design & engineering. This is the 34th global edition and 1st edition in the UK. The conference is a specialized forum to discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and showcases the latest technological solutions.
Boston Valley Terra Cotta and the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning wrapped up the 2nd annual Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop on August 17, 2017. A collection of interdisciplinary professionals made up 4 teams – Team AECOM, Team Morphosis, Team Walter P Moore and Team UB/Alfred – worked collaboratively with industry experts and educators exploring innovative ceramic façade solutions to a variety of architectural challenges.
Architects, engineers and ceramic artists from across the country and Europe will be attending the second annual Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop (ACAW) being held Monday, August 14 through Thursday, August 17.
The student and faculty designed mailboxes for Hayes Hall, home to the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, are currently in production at Boston Valley Terra Cotta. The design titled “Bibelot”, beat out the proposals of nine other teams comprised of faculty and students. Developed by student Nicholas Traverse (MArch ’16), Erkin Özay, assistant professor of […]
This article, featured in RIBA Journal, finds Alexis Harrison of Arup, delving into the history of architectural ceramics as a beautiful and durable building material and its bright future, merging craft, artistry, and technology, to become a superior facade choice.
Boston Valley Terra Cotta has been making progress on the very detailed, ornamental terra cotta facade restoration of the Gage Building in Chicago. Designed by architect Louis Sullivan in 1899, the Gage Building’s Art Nouveau façade is emphasized with intricate vine and ivy motifs that complement geometric patterns. 3D renderings were taken of the original […]