New Build, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art – Center for Asian Art, Glaze, Florida, TerraClad, Machado Silvetti
Restoration, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, 150 Nassau Street, Dorothy, Sculpture, New York

Recreating the Past. Shaping the Future.

Boston Valley Terra Cotta is the leading manufacturer of custom architectural terra cotta for restoration of historic facades and creation of high performance building envelopes. Having been in the ceramic manufacturing business for over 120 years, we have a proven commitment to quality and a history of unparalleled customer service. Boston Valley’s diverse terra cotta lines include architectural terra cotta for restoration and custom facade systems, terra cotta roof tile, our TerraClad® rain screen system, and our new TerraPreCast® cladding. Located just south of Buffalo, NY and owned by the Krouse family, Boston Valley Terra Cotta continues a pattern of growth from an American manufacturer to a global terra cotta supplier. Our management team is leading the way in developing an atmosphere of collaboration with architects, owners and project stakeholders. This collaboration unites our longstanding history of craftsmanship with the emerging digital technologies of the design industry. Our commitment to this new, digital craft is allowing us to rationalize designs for terra cotta fabrication and solve challenging installation problems sooner, further enhancing our ability to deliver exceptional projects.

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PROUDLY MANUFACTURED IN THE USA

Boston Valley is proud to have received the 2020 Architect’s Newspaper Innovator of the Year Award

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RECENT NEWS

Stay up to date with Boston Valley projects, and events.

The green wall at Michael Chen's NYC Townhohuse was developed to hold native plants inside. Boston Valley manufactured the terraclad wall and planters for the project.

TerraTrust: Boston Valley’s commitment to the future of sustainable manufacturing

Boston Valley has recently launched the TerraTrust sustainability initiative. This blog discusses the ways in which terra cotta contributes positively to sustainable building and manufacturing practices.
June 30, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca

In Conversation with Andy Brayman Part 3: sustainability & innovation in ceramics

This blog is the final installment of a three-part profile on Boston Valley Terra Cotta Research and Development Specialist, Andy Brayman. Sustainability is a vital topic in the architectural industry – lowering the carbon footprint of production is a huge, but necessary, responsibility to take on.
June 25, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
Andy Brayman among other participants of the 2016 ACAWorkshop.

In Conversation with Andy Brayman Part 2: working with architects to prepare for the ACAWorkshop

Andy Brayman has been involved in the ACAWorkshop since its inaugural year in 2016 but was brought into the fold as an organizer in 2019. Andy's job is to help produce prototypes in preparation for the final event.
June 23, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
Sample pieces of the TerraClad® Rainscreen made by Boston Valley for the Morphosis Architects designed Orange County Museum of Art

Boston Valley’s work on the Morphosis designed Orange County Museum of Art featured in The Architect’s Newspaper

Boston Valley Terra Cotta is working closely with Morphosis Architects to manufacture a custom TerraClad® façade for The Orange County Museum of Art, highlighted in a recent article by The Architect's Newspaper.
June 19, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
Sample tiles of specialty glazes that are currently in development at the Matter Factory.

In Conversation with Andy Brayman Part 1: working with Boston Valley Terra Cotta to develop glazes

This is part one of a three part profile on Research and Development Specialist, Andy Brayman that discusses his work developing glazes for Boston Valley, helping to create prototypes for ACAW, and his thoughts on the future of ceramics. 
June 18, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
FDNY Fire Rescue 2 - Studio Gang, Jeanne Gang, Architectural Digest

Studio Gang’s FDNY Fire Rescue 2 featured in Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest recently published an article highlighting Studio Gang's FDNY Fire Rescue 2 in Brooklyn, NY and the work of founding principal and partner of the studio, Jeanne Gang.
April 21, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
COOKFOX, 512 West 22nd street, New York City, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, Architect's Newspaper Design Gala, Innovator of the Year

The Architect’s Newspaper recognizes excellence at the first Annual Design Gala

This year Boston Valley Terra Cotta was named Innovator of the Year by The Architect's Newspaper. The inaugural Design Gala took place earlier this month at the Bowery Savings Bank in New York City in an effort to celebrate all aspects in architecture.
March 23, 2020/by mark wisz
The Boston Valley Terra Cotta production facility as seen from above in Western New York.

130 Years of Terra Cotta Production & The Growth of Boston Valley Terra Cotta

Originally, Boston Valley was a brick manufacturer that later became a producer of terra cotta pots. The company's return to architectural terra cotta products occurred in 1981 when the Krouse family purchased the facility. From then on, Boston Valley Pottery was known as Boston Valley Terra Cotta.
March 20, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca
The Dime Building white terra cotta facade, fogarty finger architects designed, Boston Valley Terra Cotta Produced

White Terracotta Facade Nearly Complete on The Dime as Highlighted in New York YIMBY

The mixed-use building designed by Fogarty Finger will have a total 350,000 square feet divided between ground floor retail, commercial office, and residential spaces with various amenities.
February 27, 2020/by Jimmy Scamacca