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Marpillero Pollak Architects Masterfully Designs New Library in Elmhurst, Queens

If you think public libraries are an institution with a proud past but a problematic future you have to visit the new Elmhurst Public Library by Marpillero Pollak Architects. Commissioned in 2004 by New York’s Department of Design and Construction (DDC), it’s not just a triumphant work of civic architecture, but one that creates community and celebrates what it means to be a public institution in 2017.

10 Bond Street Project Featured in Architects Newspaper

Selldorf Architects worked with Boston Valley Terra Cotta to design a rainscreen cladding of profiled panels in a custom glaze. The panels are trimmed with weathered steel, which rises beyond the facade to frame a rooftop terrace. On grade, the entry is marked with a mahogany ship-lapped siding.

250 Delaware Avenue Showcases The Traditional & Modern Use of Architectural Terracotta

In early 2014 Boston Valley Terra Cotta was put under contract to supply the terra cotta cladding materials for the new 12 story mixed-used building planned for the existing Delaware Court building site. Boston Valley began by documenting the existing terra cotta units that comprised the façade. Documentation was done utilizing two methods; first, individual […]

FSU Doak Campbell Stadium Improvements Utilize TerraClad System

Boston Valley’s TerraClad® panel system is nearing installation completion as exterior cladding for two new elevator towers at Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium. The stadium, home to the Seminoles, has been undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation and these new towers on the south side of the stadium are only a small part of the […]

TerraClad® Panels Are Part of Cornell University’s Redeveloped Upson Hall

Work is continuing on Cornell University’s Upson Hall, the engineering school’s 1956-built academic building. Located on the campus in Ithaca, New York, the 160,000 square-foot building is now being renovated by Perkins + Will, who designed this original building 60 years ago. Perkins + Will is working with LTL Architects and engineers Thornton-Tomasetti on this transformation. Boston […]