Dorothy, 150 Nassau, Boston Valley, Restoration

Architect’s Newspaper’s Blog Features The Dorothy Project

The Fabrikator section of A|N Blog from The Architect’s Newspaper posted a nice article about Boston Valley’s Dorthy project.

Fallen Angels Rescued Parametrically

Fabrikator | Friday, July 12, 2013 | Emily Hooper

Read an excerpt below….

“When Old Structures Engineering engaged Boston Valley Terra Cotta in the restoration of the 1896 vintage Beaux-Arts building at 150 Nassau Street in New York—one of the city’s original steel frame structures—the four decorative angelic figures, or seraphs, that adorned the corners of the uppermost story were in serious decay. “Up close, they were in an appalling state,” said Andrew Evans, engineering project manager. “The biggest issue we had with the angels was understanding what happened with the originals.”

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Boston Valley Terra Cotta

Boston Valley ARCH Design Lab developed digital models in Zbrush and Rhino. (Mitchell Bring/Boston Valley Terra Cotta)

Boston Valley Terra Cotta

Fabrication notes in the Boston Valley ARCH Design Lab (Mitchell Bring/Boston Valley Terra Cotta)

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