Designed by architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue and affectionately referred to as the "Jewel of Park Avenue," St. Bart's is a designated New York City landmark and is listed in the State and National Register of Historic Places.
The Pacific Gate Condominiums, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox’s (KPF) New York office, will feature a terra cotta entrance wall manufactured by Boston Valley. The wall will incorporate a water feature and use geometric patterns and gold luster glaze to imitate the rising sun in the Pacific Ocean.
An opening reception in the atrium of Hayes Hall marked the completion of the terra cotta mailboxes designed by student Nicholas Traverse and architecture faculty members Erkin Özay and Gregory Delaney.
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.
Over Memorial Day weekend, The Coney Island History Project opened "Neptune Revisited: Terra Cotta Relics from the Childs Building, Last of Coney Island's Boardwalk Palaces," exhibiting terra cotta relics from the original Childs Restaurant Building, now the Seaside Park and Community Arts Center. The exhibition gives insight into the history of the popular boardwalk restaurant and the extensive process to restore the original 1924 building.
The Seaside Park and Community Arts Center is one step closer to completion. The once dull Coney Island Childs Restaurant’s nautical motif has been restored to its former glory. Each piece — from Poseidon to the sailing ships and sea creatures — have been painstakingly brought back to life through hours of carving and hand-painted finishes. Click […]