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A closer look reveals the rich yellow glaze and ridged texture of Pelli Clarke's ceramic seating

ACAW 2022 in the Friends of Terra Cotta Newsletter

In their fall newsletter, the Friends of Terra Cotta published an article on the 2022 ACAWorkshop, discussing the importance of solar performance in façade design.

A rendering of what the Buro Happold / COOKFOX facade prototype applied to a building

Designboom and Dezeen cover the details of a living façade collaboration

The modular system aims to provide wildlife – including bees, birds and plants – with space to thrive on the façades of buildings in urban environments.

ARO, Terra cotta curtain, ACAW 2021

2021 ACAW Team Receives Recognition for Collaborative Project, V-Soleil

Architecture Research Office collaborated with Heintges Consulting and fabricator TriPyramid Structures during ACAW 2021 to explore the limits of terra cotta and they developed V-Soleil, a curtain-like brise soleil inspired by organic forms.

The curved terra cotta facade on the new OCMA building was designed by Morphosis and fabricated by Boston Valley

Curved façade takes shape at the new Orange County Museum of Art

Work on the new Orange County Museum of Art in Costa Mesa, CA is nearing completion, with opening day anticipated for Fall 2022. The state-of-the-art 53,000 sq. foot building – designed by Thom Mayne of Morphosis – is twice the size of the museum’s former location in Newport Beach. The move places the museum right […]

Construction on The Well expected to complete in Summer 2023

The build reached several milestones this past spring, including the completion of a 35,000 square foot outdoor glass canopy that will shelter pedestrians traveling the main thoroughfare below.

Manufacturing custom TerraClad© panels for “Hudson’s Site” mega-development

The Architect’s Newspaper reported on the massive new mixed-use development that is currently underway in the middle of downtown Detroit, MI. Aptly named “Hudson’s Site” for the time being, the project stands on the site of the former Hudson’s flagship, part of the long-defunct department store chain.

A closeup of the red terra cotta facade on the FDNY training facility in NYC, designed by Studio Gang

Dezeen Magazine Spotlight on the TerraClad® Panels of FDNY Rescue Company 2

The article discusses lead architect Studio Gang’s design intent for the function of the building, which is used by the firefighter team as a simulation and training facility for extreme rescue situations.

32 colossal columns at the 29th floor of the Helmsley Building were repaired to address cracking and structural corrosion

Boston Valley Terra Cotta Project Awarded at the 32nd Annual Lucy Moses Awards

Each year the Conservancy honors a number of building owners, developers, preservation architects, general contractors, façade engineers, installation specialists, and manufacturers related to the trade for outstanding work in preservation within NYC. Several Boston Valley Terra Cotta projects have been the recipient of such honors in the past.

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