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 […]
“HOK contacted us during the conceptual design stage,” explained Willard Pottle, international sales and marketing manager at Boston Valley Terra Cotta, which won the bid to manufacture the panels over two German firms. “They made it very clear that they wanted to use terra cotta to acknowledge Buffalo’s architectural history.” – UB|MD
The University at Buffalo’s new medical school building is beginning to show its terra cotta look. Five thousand terra cotta panels are making a visible statement on the University at Buffalo’s new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building under construction on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
In early 2014 Boston Valley Terra Cotta was put under contract to supply the terra cotta cladding materials for the new 12 story mixed-used building planned for the existing Delaware Court building site. Boston Valley began by documenting the existing terra cotta units that comprised the façade. Documentation was done utilizing two methods; first, individual […]
Boston Valley Terra is pleased to see the press the University at Buffalo School of Architect of Planning had been receiving lately for their programs focus on equitable, sustainable and well-designed environments. We are proud of the many projects we’ve worked on in collaboration with this institution. This article, featured on ArchitectMagazine.com, discusses the influence […]
Industry experts from around the world to attend the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop in Buffalo August 7-12 Six-day event will address the untapped potential for ceramic component systems to create large-scale bioclimatic structures and environments. ORCHARD PARK, NY – Architects, engineers and ceramic artists from across the country and Europe will explore innovative ceramic façade solutions […]
The University of Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning brought in teams of faculty and students to develop ideas for a unique solution for the mailroom in their renovated home in UB’s Hayes Hall. To solicit architecturally innovative concepts for the mailroom – probably one of the most mundane of spaces – the University held a design competition. Boston Valley […]