Boston Valley Terra Cotta Blog
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For the 2019 ACAWorkshop, team Kohn Pedersen Fox developed a precast terra cotta spandrel that emulates Boston Valley’s TerraPreCast® system, embedding terra cotta into concrete units.
New York City’s Façade Inspection Safety Program (FISP) requires periodic inspection of a building’s exterior façade. The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission often insists that only terra cotta can replace itself due to its unique natural qualities, and advises against using alternative materials for in-kind replacement.
60 Curzon is a high-end residential development currently under construction in Mayfair, London. Its stone façade steps back at key intervals to reveal dark green terra cotta panels, most prominent as vertical detailing around the front entryway and apartment balconies.
At the 2023 SWRI Winter Technical Meeting, the organization granted a Trinity Award to the Fulton County Courthouse restoration for outstanding collaborative partnership between members in the project team: manufacturer Boston Valley, associate WJE, and contractor Mark 1 Restoration.
The restoration project included a new unitized curtain wall that opens up the once windowless building and allows it to engage more with pedestrian traffic
Boston Valley custom fabricated and glazed terra cotta panels for the lobby’s interior feature wall, as part of renovations to modernize the space for tenants.
PCI publishes a case study detailing one of Boston Valley’s past projects, the Hyatt Regency hotel at Tysons Corner – the hotel’s façade is a combination of glass and precast terra cotta cladding.
Boston Valley Terra Cotta is working with Gensler in Chicago to manufacture Willis Tower’s white terra cotta façade.
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