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.
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, […]
Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, of Emerging Objects, have been working to build a 3-D printed house constructed from various recycled and naturally occurring materials. We were lucky enough to have Rael and San Fratello in attendance of the Architectural Ceramics Assembly Workshop in August.
Boston Valley Terra Cotta held our annual sales meeting Sept. 28 – 30 in our hometown of Buffalo, NY. These annual sales meetings provide a chance for our sales representatives to get a closer look at whats happening in the factory and network with various members of the Boston Valley team. Our International Sales Manager, Bill […]
Quality Control Process Ensures Perfect Fit The restoration of the Woolworth Building is in production at Boston Valley. The above image is a composite model combining the 3D scans that our site survey team completed while at The Woolworth Building with the rationalized replacement units generated by our drafting department. The even toned gray portion […]
Over 30 years of experience replicating historic glazes and developing new ones has allowed Boston Valley Terra Cotta to amass extensive knowledge and resources to rely on when manufacturing glazed architectural terra cotta. The company’s expertise, in combination with that of Christine Jetten, a renowned Dutch glaze artist, remains a vital part of the restoration […]
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 […]