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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]