SOURCE: Architect’s Newspaper Blog BY: Emily Hooper DATE: July 12, 2013 See the original article at Architect’s Newspaper Fabrikator Blog (expired link) Fallen Angels Rescued Parametrically. Classically trained sculptors breath new life into four 20-foot angels with the help of Rhino. When Old Structures Engineering engaged Boston Valley Terra Cotta in the restoration of the […]
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The Fabrikator section of A|N Blog from The Architect’s Newspaper posted a nice article about Boston Valley’s Dorthy project. Fallen Angels Rescued Parametrically Fabrikator | Friday, July 12, 2013 | Emily Hooper Read an excerpt below…. “When Old Structures Engineering engaged Boston Valley Terra Cotta in the restoration of the 1896 vintage Beaux-Arts building at 150 Nassau Street in New […]
We are please to introduce our latest promotional tool, the Boston Valley Terra Cotta Portfolio iPad App. A handy collection of the latest Boston Valley projects in architectural restoration, TerraClad and Roof Tile available to carry around with you on your iPad or iPhone. Always updated with our latest projects, this App makes for convenient […]
The Alberta Legislature Dome continues to advance through the factory. Models of dome tiles with a double radius are being routed from blank blocks of plaster on our 5-axis CNC machine, while those units requiring the detailing skills of our sculptors and craftsmen are being modeled by hand using plaster and clay (see photo below). […]
When the Riviera Theater opened in 1927, people in Omaha had never seen anything like it. Designed by the inventor of the “atmospheric theater”, John Eberson (1875-1954), it was an fanciful combination of Italian Renaissance and Moorish Revival. To add to the overall fantasy, Eberson perched 9 gargoyles high above the street, to observe (and […]
Here is another video clip teaser courtesy of filmmaker Peter McGennis. This is some footage shot for the upcoming Boston Valley Terra Cotta movie and highlights our restoration work on the stunning Brooklyn Post Office.
The Alberta project is in full production mode. The plant is churning out completed models, molds and finished units daily to keep up with production demands. The 5 axis router continues to produce approximately 8 models a day. Plaster models are test fitted before molding to ensure adjacent pieces line up correct.