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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.
ACAW 2023, ACAWorkshop, Facade Prototype, Ceramic Assembly, Terra Cotta, Pickard Chilton

That’s a Wrap! ACAW 2023 Overview

At ACAW 2023, professional teams explored new depths in the flexibility and functionality of terra cotta as a material for façade design. Several themes emerged from this year’s 10-month-long research workshop, including bioclimatic/biophilic design, transitional space, and structural design.