Boston Valley Terra Cotta has been working with the JDS Development Group, Architects Roman and Williams and the IBI Group to bring The Fitzroy to life at 514 W 24th st. in New York City.
Located at 514 West 24th street, The Fitzroy finds its home on the Lower West Side of Manhattan. New York City's West Chelsea neighborhood boasts many iconic buildings and historic landmarks, such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Highline, and the Hotel Chelsea.
The NYC Townhouse planters, developed for Michael Chen Architecture, are in full production. As you can see in the images below, several different unit styles will make up the planters for this unique “green wall”. The planters vary in depth, allowing for more (or less) plants to be grown inside each. The patterned concept requires […]
The John and Mable Ringling Museum, located in Sarasota, Florida, will soon feature a new Asian Art Study Center with a completely digitally imagined and designed terra cotta facade. Fabrication of the terra cotta units began at Boston Valley Terra Cotta after a review and development period in collaboration with architect Machado and Silvetti Associates. […]
The green wall planter units for the NYC Townhouse project by Michael Chen Architecture are starting to take shape on the shop floor here at Boston Valley. Molds have been created, the prototype units have been poured and several have been released from the mold. As you can see from the images below, the cast […]
Michael Chen Architecture’s ‘Green Wall’ Combines Rain Screen Terra Cotta Planters and Indigenous New York Ferns. With major components approved and off for production, the NYC Townhouse project by Michael Chen Architecture further develops the ‘Green Wall.‘ This completely custom terra cotta installation features a vertical aeroponic garden that will be home to many New […]
Our hybrid CNC/slip-cast process is yielding beautiful results. The collaboration between our ARCH Design Lab and production teams at Boston Valley Terra Cotta has proven to be positive relationship. The team has successfully created a mold for slip-cast restoration production using digital sculpting software and CNC milling. This method requires the designer to mentally form […]