The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) 2018 Conference wrapped up on September 27th in Buffalo, New York. 2018 marked the 50th year for this multi-disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving and preserving historic structures.
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Boston Valley Terra Cotta manufactured the components for 363 Lafayette’s unique facade. The units of the terra cotta frieze were extruded and the projections were modified in the finishing department. A dark grey matte terra cotta glaze application highlights the simple geometric pattern.
The 628,000-sq-ft eight-story Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has been awarded the Engineering News-Record’s New York Best Projects Higher Education/Research Award of Merit for 2018. The new medical school was designed and built from the ground up to meet LEED Gold requirements.
To coincide with the upcoming ZAK World of Façades Conference on October 2, we have developed this tour of terra cotta buildings in London that are Boston Valley projects. Take a stroll and check out some of Boston Valley’s work throughout the city.
Wall Street Journal article: Experts say terra-cotta is making a comeback as condominium buyers gravitate toward a more traditional aesthetic in what some are dubbing a “backlash” against all-glass towers.
Head to the Flatiron District to catch a glimpse of some unique high-end residential buildings being clad in terra cotta. Start your tour at the corner of 6th Avenue and 23rd Street.
Today, tackle some tall structures soon to be accentuated by terra cotta in Midtown. If you’re coming from the Javits Convention Center, you can easily hop on public transportation to head down West 42nd Street to get closer to the start of this walking tour.