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  • Reconfigurable Terracotta Facade featured image

    Reconfigurable Terracotta Facade

    <p>The traditional building facade as a permanent construction does not actively respond to the differing needs from varying weather conditions.…

  • Pioneering the Structural Terracotta Mullion Façade featured image

    Pioneering the Structural Terracotta Mullion Façade

    <p>Architects today must explore alternative enclosure materials to meet evolving energy codes and embodied carbon regulations. Terra cotta has been…

  • The Craft of Building Enclosures

    This paper will provide case studies of two high-performance building envelopes in the San Francisco Bay Area where the fabrication of bespoke façade

  • Lightweight Veneer in High-rise Unitized Facades

    Manufactured veneer panels such as glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC), ultra high performance concrete (UHPC), sintered stone, and terracotta are

  • Terra Cotta Skins

    This paper will address the potential of ornamental architectural terracotta surfaces to mitigate the effects of climate fluctuations that will

  • Architectural Ceramic Assemblies featured image

    Architectural Ceramic Assemblies

    <p>This paper documents a six year academia/industry collaboration between researchers at the Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo…