UB teams with Alfred University to advance stackable ceramic façade prototype

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.

Architectural Terra-Cotta is Tough, Lightweight, Versatile, and Green

Why do so many companies of size and prominence take part in ACAW? Perhaps the question should be: “Why wouldn’t they?”

Permasteelisa Group at the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop 2021

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.

LMN Architects at the 2020 ACAWorkshop

As one of the 2020 participants, the LMN team has developed a slip cast ceramic module that aggregates to create a permeable partition.

Fifth Annual Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop Pushes the Envelope of Architectural Design

BUFFALO, NY – For a fifth year, Architects, Façade Engineers, and Ceramic Artists will gather via webinar for the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop (ACAW) being held Wednesday, August 12 through Thursday, August 13.

Architect’s Newspaper Webinar: Trading Notes – Experimentation of Architectural Ceramics

Trading Notes is a weekly virtual live show by The Architect’s Newspaper, May 29th speakers came together online to discuss the ongoing innovation and progress brought about by the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop.

Participants from SHoP Architects at the 2019 Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop, photo credit: Michele Taberski

Boston Valley Terra Cotta featured in an article published by Metropolis Magazine

In a recent article published by Metropolis Magazine, terra cotta is lauded as a favorable material for contemporary buildings.

Payette Designers Learn About Capabilities of Terra Cotta at 2019 ACAW Workshop

Five designers from the Payette firm participated in the 2019 ACAWorkshop, hosted by Boston Valley Terra Cotta and University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning. Read their post about their experience shared on the company website.

Architectural Record: Terra Cotta Workshop Attracts Top Architecture Firms

The 2019 ACAWorkshop was featured in an article published by Architectural Record, discussing the revival of terra cotta as a popular building material.

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Architect’s Newspaper: Architectural Terra Cotta is Advancing in Buffalo, NY

Earlier in August, professional architects, manufacturers and academics gathered in Buffalo, NY to participate in the 2019 ACAWorkshop, hosted by Boston Valley Terra Cotta and University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning.