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.

520 West Chelsea, Midnight Blue Terra Cotta Facade, Selldorf Architects, New York City

Architect Profile: Selldorf Architects

Annabelle Selldorf is the founding principal of Selldorf Architects in New York City. Some of her famous works include The Neue Galerie, Sunset Park Material Recovery facility, among others.

Boston Valley Launches Off-Site Glaze Lab Led by Research and Design Specialist Andy Brayman

Andy Brayman joins Boston Valley as the new research and development specialist, overseeing the creation of new glazes and profiles for the off-site research lab at The Matter Factory.

Participants from the 2018 Architectural Assemblies Workshop work on assembling prototypes at the University at Buffalo SMART Lab.

Top US Architecture Firms to Attend the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop in Buffalo, NY, August 12-15

Each year the ACAWorkshop brings new participants, ideas and approaches to the design of architectural ceramic assemblies. 

Facade Tectonic’s Mic Patterson Recaps the 3rd Annual ACAWorkshop

As technological evolution accelerates and performance demands increase, access to this type of educational experience is vital to the industry’s ability to step the built environment toward resilience and sustainability goals.

Craig Copeland Presents & Collaborates at the 2018 Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop (ACAW)

Originally published on PCPArch.com – Associate Partner, Craig Copeland, AIA, LEED AP BD+C presented in the 2018 Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop (ACAW). Sharing a personal journey studying and designing with ceramics and stone, Craig asks “What might we still learn from ceramics of the past, and how can ceramics and stone today heighten performance and placemaking design in the future?”

The 2018 ACAWorkshop Re-Cap: Part 2

Originally published on BostonValley.com – Presentations were given throughout the ACAWorkshop by industry experts, furthering discussions of innovations in ceramic manufacturing. The final lecture, open to the public and presented at The Hotel Henry, was headlined by keynote speaker Chris Sharples, AIA, Principal at SHoP Architects.

The 2018 ACAWorkshop Featured in The Architects Newspaper

Originally Published on Archpaper.com – This year, over 60 attendees participated in the workshop, which emphasized the role of pre-design and research at the early stages of a design project.

The 2018 ACAW Re-Cap: Part 1

Originally published on BostonValley.com – The third-annual Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop proved to be an excellent opportunity for furthering the advancement of bioclimatic building solutions. Boston Valley Terra Cotta in partnership with the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning and the UB Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies (SMART) coordinated in bringing this event to life, once again providing participants a chance to further their understanding of architectural ceramics.