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Machado Silvetti’s Center for Asian Art wins 2016 BSA Honor Award for Design Excellence

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 […]

Boston Valley 2016 Annual Sales Meeting

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 […]

Interview: Rodolfo Machado & Working With Boston Valley Terra Cotta on Ringling Museum of Art

Q: What drove the design of the pavilion’s tiled façade? Rodolfo Machado: Materially, we chose terra-cotta because the structure is a piece in a garden, and the garden pavilion has always been a light green terra-cotta with golden edges. But the material is also in the traditional buildings on the Ringling campus, like the John and Mable Ringling House—it is on the floors and inlaid in the walls.