Boston Valley Terra Cotta is working with Gensler in Chicago to manufacture Willis Tower’s white terra cotta façade.
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In their fall newsletter, the Friends of Terra Cotta published an article on the 2022 ACAWorkshop, discussing the importance of solar performance in façade design.
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The modular system aims to provide wildlife – including bees, birds and plants – with space to thrive on the façades of buildings in urban environments.
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The 2022 ACAWorkshop kicked off on Monday, August 15th with a live-only opening keynote from Stan Su (Technical Director – RIOS) and Erik Verboon (Principal | Director of Enclosure Engineering – Walter P Moore).
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Architecture Research Office collaborated with Heintges Consulting and fabricator TriPyramid Structures during ACAW 2021 to explore the limits of terra cotta and they developed V-Soleil, a curtain-like brise soleil inspired by organic forms.
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Work on the new Orange County Museum of Art in Costa Mesa, CA is nearing completion, with opening day anticipated for Fall 2022. The state-of-the-art 53,000 sq. foot building – designed by Thom Mayne of Morphosis – is twice the size of the museum’s former location in Newport Beach. The move places the museum right […]
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The build reached several milestones this past spring, including the completion of a 35,000 square foot outdoor glass canopy that will shelter pedestrians traveling the main thoroughfare below.
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Published in 2022 by Donald B. Corner and John Rowell, the book examines the evolution of the timeless material and prepares architects and builders to find new, creative uses for it in their work.