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NBK Terracotta at SHoP Architect's newest tall tower, 111 West 57th St. Photos by Ashley Streff.

111 West 57th Tops Out: SHoP Architects’ Super-Slender Skyscraper Features Striking Terracotta Façade + Unparalleled Views

NBK Terracotta Joins SHoP Architects + JDS Development at Ceremony Marking Tall Tower’s Completion By Zoë Zellers Billionaire’s Row, a premier stretch along Manhattan’s West 57th Street, has a new neighbor: 111 West 57th St. officially topped out this November,…
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Humanhattan 2050: A Vision for a Resilient Manhattan, Presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Architect Bjarke Ingels on Artists Speaking on Behalf of the Future + His Design for a Resilient Manhattan

Humanhattan 2050: A Vision for a Resilient Manhattan, Presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale By Zoë Zellers Coverage of the Venice Architecture Biennale Presented in Partnership with Architectural Record “As an artist you actually have to be able to speak…
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U. of Kansas’ Earth, Energy + Environment Center, Clad in Terracotta + Native Limestone, Bridges Natural History + Cutting-Edge Design

New Center for Earth, Energy + Environmental Departments ‘Puts Learning on Display’ with Materials that Reflect Areas of Study University of Kansas’s new Earth, Energy and Environment Center (EEEC) features a “rigorous design that follows its internal dialogue,” writes one…
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All year-round, spirits flock to the town known for its legendary 1692 witch trials, but around Halloween, Salem couldn't be busier

Take a Tour of Spellbound Salem, Massachusetts: Witch City’s Must-See Moments

The boo business is big business in Salem, where visitors are drawn to haunted sites + architecture from 17th century colonials to 20th century libraries Zoë Zellers A trip to spellbound Salem, Massachusetts takes on a witchy theme any time…
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Rain or Shine, Game’s On: Terracotta-Clad Stadium with Retractable Roof Makes Grand Slam Debut at US Open

With a Retractable Roof + Sun-Blocking, Rain-Shielding NBK Terracotta Louvers, Louis Armstrong Stadium is Designed to Enhance Tennis Fans’ Experience Zoë Zellers The newly designed Louis Armstrong Stadium made its grand slam public debut during the well-attended and widely-televised 2018...
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Albion Library Wins Top Ten COTE Award Celebrating Best in ‘Great Design + Great Performance’

The Library as a Walled Garden: How the COTE-award-winning Albion Library is helping its neighbors   Public libraries like Toronto’s award-winning Albion District Library are built to serve the communities that surround them, and in this case, a rainbow terracotta…
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Central Saint Giles, designed by Renzo Piano, sets new facade standards with colorful NBK terracotta.

From High-Gloss to Hyper-Pigmented: The New Ways Architects Are Using Terracotta Façades

Architizer + NBK Terracotta explain the ins and outs of designing with terracotta Terracotta, an ancient building material once suited to adorn the Babylonians’ palaces and temples, is a buzzworthy, customizable and durable façade option. Architizer describes the long, sustainable…
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White but not vanilla – design goes dimensional on ceilings, walls, shades, façades & museum exhibits

Architects & designers are texturing, sculpting, polishing, dusting & glazing white surfaces for a fresh approach While the cooling properties and classic versatility of white still beckon, architects and designers are rethinking how they treat white surfaces: texturing and sculpting them…
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Albion Library features a mix of both TERRART Large and Baguette glazed and natural vertical tiles. Photos by Lisa Logan Photography.

NBK terracotta façades bring eye candy & sustainability to Albion Library

NBK terracotta façades bring style & sustainability to new library in Toronto Albion Library, tucked into an underprivileged neighborhood in Toronto, is wowing visitors with a unique exterior featuring five brightly-hued shades of terracotta. The friendly, colorful design by Perkins+Will features…
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Marmalade Library features NBK terracotta baguettes

Material mix & textural design stand out in historic Marmalade District’s library branch

NBK terracotta baguettes provide solar screening & bring distinct exterior to historic Marmalade District Extending a resurgence of urban living, Salt Lake City opened a new branch library in its historic Marmalade District that features an attractive array of NBK…
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