Introduction to Our 2019 ACAWorkshop Organizers & Speakers

In preparation for the ACAWorkshop, we are covering the event in depth — this blog focuses on the people who bring the event to life, event organizers and guest speakers.
Participants from the 2018 Architectural Assemblies Workshop work on assembling prototypes at the University at Buffalo SMART Lab.

Top US Architecture Firms to Attend the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop in Buffalo, NY, August 12-15

Each year the ACAWorkshop brings new participants, ideas and approaches to the design of architectural ceramic assemblies. 

Facade Tectonic's Mic Patterson Recaps The 3rd Annual ACAWorkshop

The Facade Tectonics Institute is keen to catalyze more such industry-academia collaborations, and commends Boston Valley Terra Cotta and the University of Buffalo for their leadership in this area and providing an exemplary model for such collaborative efforts.
Gerd Hoenicke, Schüco, SHoP Architects, Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop,

The 2018 ACAWorkshop Re-Cap: Part 2

Presentations were given during lunch throughout the ACAWorkshop by industry experts, furthering discussions of innovations in ceramic manufacturing.

The 2018 ACAWorkshop Re-Cap: Part 1

The third-annual Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop proved to be an excellent opportunity for the innovation of terra cotta building solutions.

ACAW Team Feature: Radical Matter

Team Radical Matter has been working closely with Alfred University to manufacture their terra cotta prototypes. Their work for this year's ACAWorkshop includes the use of four custom dies.

ACAW Team Feature: AECOM

Participants from team AECOM come together at the 2018 Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop from engineering firm AECOM, Thomas Jefferson University, Tegula Tile, FABS LLC, and the Renaesselaer Polytechnic Institute.