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Rediscovering Downtown LA’s Grand Dame: The Eastern Columbia Building

The Eastern Columbia Building has been characterized as one of the “grand dames of Art Deco Streamline Moderne” in Los Angeles. Designed by Claud Beelman and completed in 1930, the thirteen-story building is built of steel reinforced concrete.
145 Perry Street, NYC Architecture, Leroy Street Studio, terra cotta brick, terra cotta facade, TerraClad

Terra Cotta Shines in Manhattan’s West Village Residence

Recent updates show sidewalk scaffolding removed, revealing finishing touches still in progress. Work is anticipated to be completed by mid-year.

Boston Valley Terra Cotta Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Boston Valley is pleased to announce a significant change in its executive leadership team. The appointment of Laura Rygielski as CEO marks a new chapter for the company.
ACAW 2023, ACAWorkshop, Facade Prototype, Ceramic Assembly, Terra Cotta, RIOS + ARUP

Bridging Nature and Architecture: RIOS + Arup’s TerraClad® Assembly at ACAW 2023

RIOS + Arup's assembly system’s adaptability and sustainable design ensure a reduced environmental impact.
Guaranty Building, Buffalo, NY, Terra Cotta Architecture restoration, Louis Sullivan

The Restoration Legacy of Louis Sullivan’s Guaranty Building

The restoration of the Guaranty Building in the 1980s signified a resurgence in the terra cotta industry within the United States. Following the meticulous repair of the Guaranty Building façade, Boston Valley Terra Cotta embarked on an extensive array of terra cotta restoration projects, encompassing diverse scales and complexities.
Elms Hall Revitalization, SUNY Buffalo State Classroom Building, Architectural Resources, Perkins and Will, Terra Cotta Panels, Exterior Envelope, Custom Profiles

Revitalizing Elms Hall: SUNY Buffalo State Classroom Building

To meet evolving needs and to continue to provide a space that fosters academic growth, Elms Hall is undergoing a significant transformation. Phase 1 construction commenced in March 2022, focusing on demolition, abatement, and construction of a new exterior envelope.
ACAW 2023, ACAWorkshop, Facade Prototype, Ceramic Assembly, Terra Cotta, HGA Architects

A Cost-Effective Masonry Solution: Terra Cotta Long-Format Brick

Working with Studio NYL, HGA decided to revisit their original Center for Arctic Studies (CAS) cladding concept for the 2023 ACAWorkshop, exploring custom extruded terra cotta baguettes.