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Alberta Dome Project By Boston Valley Terra Cotta

The Alberta Dome Project: Producing Models with 5-Axis CNC Router

The Alberta Dome Project continues to hum along. We have produced up to 8 models a day on our new 5-axis CNC router. As soon as the blocks come off the CNC table they are checked for accuracy and have a mold poured around them.

Museum Project Prototype Models

Museum Project prototype models have been created and are having molds cast around them today. They will spend the next few days in the dryer before hand packing and slip casting can commence.

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NYC Townhouse: Working in Rhino

The East Side Townhouse project is collaborative effort between Normal Projects//Michael Chen Architecture & Boston Valley Terra Cotta which began when Michael Chen’s office sent Rhino files to the Design Lab.

Partnership with UB brings high-tech tools to terra cotta firm

SOURCE: The Buffalo News BY: Stephen Watson DATE: May 19, 2013 See the original article at The Buffalo News (expired link) Partnership with UB brings high-tech tools to terra cotta firm The type of historic terra cotta restoration performed by artisans at Boston Valley Terra Cotta is painstaking, time-consuming craftsmanship, and the work has been […]

Boston Valley Terra Cotta working with Normal Projects/Michael Chen Architect

NYC Townhouse: Normal Projects//Michael Chen Architecture

The Design Lab is working with Normal Projects//Michael Chen Architecture to achieve their  vision for an Upper Eastside Manhattan Townhouse. Here is the Architect’s Statement: East Side Townhouse Normal Projects//Michael Chen Architecture is in the process of gut renovating a Landmarked 1870’s townhouse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for a prominent international family’s […]

Restoring Fallen “Angels”

They had seen better days. The four 20-foot tall caryatids, had been perched on a landmark building 20 stories above lower Manhattan for 120 years. Collectively nick-named “Dorothy”, years of neglect and abrasive cleaning had left them, well, hazardous. Modeled by Spanish immigrant, Fernando Miranda in 1895, they were created to grace the penthouse of […]

About The Boston Valley ARCH Design Lab

Boston Valley Terra Cotta’s ARCH Design Lab exists to allow architects to produce custom terra cotta projects at, or near, catalog mass produced cost.  We use 3d parametric CAD/CAM technologies to deliver on the promise of “mass customization” in architectural fabrication. Ideally the workflow begins early in the design process by exchanging 3D drawings. From […]

Shining light on the Wellin

SOURCE: Hamilton College Alumni Review DATE: Fall 2012 See the original article at Hamilton College Alumni Review Shining light on the Wellin Boston Valley Terra Cotta provided our TerraClad rain screen system as the cladding on the Wellin Museum of Art. The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art is, at last and in every […]

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