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.
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The modular system aims to provide wildlife – including bees, birds and plants – with space to thrive on the façades of buildings in urban environments.
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 Architect’s Newspaper has published a recap detailing the collaboration between COOKFOX’s Spencer Lapp and Buro Happold’s Andre Parnther that took place at the ACAWorkshop in 2021.
Green Building & Design (gb&d) magazine wrote an article about the use of Architectural Terra Cotta for modern buildings in response to the changing needs of new buildings. They also dive into Boston Valley’s Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop (ACAW) and the possibilities, limitations, and design flexibility of architectural terra-cotta.
A team of UB architecture faculty and students has developed a stackable ceramic facade system that opens new possibilities in user-generated architecture and sculptural geometries in terra cotta.
Why do so many companies of size and prominence take part in ACAW? Perhaps the question should be: “Why wouldn’t they?”
Permasteelisa Group developed the bespoke curtain wall system and assembled the mock-up – 5.2m/17′ high by 3.7m/12′ wide – from components made by Boston Valley and TriPyramid.
As one of the 2020 participants, the LMN team has developed a slip cast ceramic module that aggregates to create a permeable partition.
The ongoing innovation and progress brought about by the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop.