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Revisiting the Thin Tiled Vaulting Exercise – Part 2

Last month, Boston Valley Terra Cotta donated and expedited materials for the Thin Tiled Vaulting Exercise at the IMI BAC/Local 1 PA/DE Training Center in Philadelphia. The event was one of three hands-on workshops taught by Franca Trubiano as a part of the Masonry Techtonics course offered at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. In the previous post about the Thin Tiled Vaulting Exercise, students were shown building tile arches on parabolic armatures. 

Fully Custom Prototyping in Boston Valley’s ARCH Design Lab

Boston Valley Terra Cotta’s ARCH Design lab is milling custom dies that will be used for our prototype extrusion press. The plastic dies are easy to mill and allow the team at Boston Valley to produce prototype panels and blocks quicker and more efficiently.

Boston Valley Carries On the Legacy of Raphael Guastavino During APT Workshop in NYC

Boston Valley Terra Cotta donated tile for a Guastavino vault that was constructed as part of a workshop during the APT NYC conference that happened October, Oct. 11-15th. Participants had the opportunity to construct a variety of simple Guastavino vaults. Guastavino tile is the “Tile Arch System” patented in the United States in 1885 by […]

Boston Valley Terra Cotta – The App

We are please to introduce our latest promotional tool, the Boston Valley Terra Cotta Portfolio iPad App. A handy collection of the latest Boston Valley projects in architectural restoration, TerraClad and Roof Tile available to carry around with you on your iPad or iPhone. Always updated with our latest projects, this App makes for convenient […]

Boston Valley Terra Cotta Hunter Street Bridge Restoration

SOURCE: Architect BY: Wanda Lau DATE: August 27, 2012 See the original article at Architect Boston Valley Terra Cotta Hunter Street Bridge Restoration Since 1889, Boston Valley Terra Cotta (BVTC) has been keeping the art and history of masonry craftsmanship alive and accurate with its architectural ceramic products and reproductions. The Buffalo, N.Y.–based company, which […]

Italian Kiln Technology Meets Leading Architectural Design at BVTC

SOURCE: Ceramic Forum International DATE:Jan-Feb 2010 Italian Kiln Technology Meets Leading Architectural Design at BVTC Located in Orchard Park, NY, Boston Valley Pottery, Inc. was founded in 1889 and has been producing clay products for 120 years. Privately owned and operated, and doing business as Boston Valley Terra Cotta since 1981 the company has become […]

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