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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.