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.
The 2019 ACAWorkshop was featured in an article published by Architectural Record, discussing the revival of terra cotta as a popular building material.
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.
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.
Each year the ACAWorkshop brings new participants, ideas and approaches to the design of architectural ceramic assemblies.
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.
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?”
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.
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.
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.