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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.

The 2018 ACAWorkshop Featured in The Architects Newspaper

For the third year in a row, manufacturer Boston Valley Terra Cotta (BVTC) and the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning in upstate New York hosted the Architectural Ceramics Assemblies Workshop.
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.

ACAW Team Feature: University at Buffalo

Team UB is made up of experts in four critical areas: glazing design, architectural morphology, facade engineering, and ceramic arts.