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Architects experiment with terracotta in the fight against climate change

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 27, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Dec 26, 2017

There are several reasons architects have drawn on terra cotta for thousands of years, according to the University at Buffalo: the building material is durable, breathes, offers a natural system to transfer water and heat, lasts for hundreds of years, and can be sculpted, transforming buildings into artwork. Now, architects are exploring a new reason to turn to terra cotta: to combat climate change. Ceramicists, engineers, and architects converged on Buffalo this year for the Architectural Ceramic...





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