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ACAW 2023, ACAWorkshop, Architectural Record, facade design, facade prototypes, terra cotta facades, architecture firms

Architectural Record Covers the 2023 ACAWorkshop

ACAW 2023 took place in Buffalo, NY from August 14-17th. At the public Symposium on Thursday, each team presented the results of their months-long prototype development. Matthew Marani with Architectural Record reported on the event.
145 Perry Street, NYC Architecture, Leroy Street Studio, terra cotta brick, terra cotta facade, TerraClad

145 Perry Street Townhouse Showcases Red Terra Cotta Envelope

Construction is nearing completion on 145 Perry Street, a four-story private residence situated in Manhattan's West Village. The townhouse façades feature intricately woven red terra cotta bricks and TerraClad® panels.

ACAW 2023: A Discussion with Co-coordinators Mic Patterson & Sanjeev Tankha

At the annual ACAWorkshop, architects, designers, and students collaborate to push the boundaries of architectural terra cotta. We sat down to talk with Mic Patterson and Sanjeev Tankha, two of the event organizers for ACAW 2023 and coordinators of the professional teams.
The Well, Toronto architecture, BDP London, Hariri Pontarini Architects, TerraClad, terra cotta panels, facade design

STOREYS reports on The Well: Could it be Toronto’s development of the decade?

The most recent update on The Well project in Toronto comes from STOREYS, an online platform for Canadian real estate news. The massive mixed-use development is still under construction, with completion tentatively scheduled for late November 2023.
Moxon Street, Marylebone Square, London architecture, facade design, terra cotta facade, E8 Architecture, glazed terra cotta, Boston Valley Terra Cotta

Moxon Street Features a Rich Palette of Glazed Terra Cotta

Expected to be complete in Summer 2023, Moxon Street is an innovative take on the traditional mansion block. Glazed terra cotta takes center stage at the London development, seamlessly blending classical elegance with contemporary sophistication.

Desert Bloom: Arch Products Editorial on the University of Arizona’s HSIB

Architectural Products magazine reports on the University of Arizona’s Health Science Innovation Building (HSIB), which stands tall amid the Southwestern desert landscape.
Kohn Pedersen Fox, ACAW 2019, Ceramic Assembly, TerraPreCast, Precast Terra Cotta, Facade Design

KPF Designs a Textural Precast Terra Cotta Assembly at ACAW 2019

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.
The Well, Toronto architecture, BDP London, TerraClad, terra cotta panels

The Well’s Concourse Partially Opens to Toronto Public

Urban Toronto reports on the progress of The Well development, Toronto's largest active construction site. The ambitious project is looking more and more complete, with the Galleria's canopied concourse now partially open and walkable to pedestrians.

Efficient In-Kind Replacement of Terra Cotta for Quality Restoration

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 building, London architecture, PLP Architecture, green glaze, terra cotta facade, faience, terra cotta panels

60 Curzon Building with Green Faience Nearing Completion in London

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.

Bloomberg CityLab shines a spotlight on the Fitzroy’s Art Deco terra cotta façade

“Look at That Building” is a weekly series by Bloomberg CityLab that explores everyday – and not-so-everyday – architecture in New York City. Their latest story featured the Fitzroy on 514 West 24th street, an Art Deco revival condo with an elaborate façade of green-glazed terra cotta.
SWRI Trinity Award, SWRInstitute, Fulton County Courthouse, facade restoration, terra cotta restoration, custom glaze, WJE, Mark 1 Restoration

Fulton County Courthouse Receives SWRI Trinity Award for Collaborative Restoration

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.

Archinect features NYC’s One Madison and 1 Great Jones Alley by BKSK

Boston Valley has worked with BKSK before to rationalize and fabricate their distinctive façade designs, two of which appear in the article.
120 Stockton, Gensler, unitized curtain wall, rainscreen, terra cotta rainscreen, facade design, geometric facade

120 Stockton redevelopment features a geometric terra cotta and glass rainscreen

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
Republic Plaza lobby repositioning, Denver, feature wall, terra cotta panels, custom profile, The Weitz Co

Republic Plaza Lobby Repositioning Wins ENR Award of Merit

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.