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Integrating terra cotta with the building industry

Mujtaba Ahsan

Integrating terra cotta with the building industry

an effort to revive the dying trade and promote economic uplift of the village potter

by Mujtaba Ahsan

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Published by Program for Research on Poverty Alleviation, Grameen Trust in [Dhaka] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMujtaba Ahsan.
SeriesPRPA research report -- 172
ContributionsProgramme for Research on Poverty Alleviation.
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23555446M
LC Control Number2009311902

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grid of metal ties which has been anchored to the building. Glazed architectural terra-cotta was the most complex de­ velopment of terra-cotta as a masonry building material in this country. The hollow units were hand cast in molds or carved in clay and heavily glazed (often in imitation of stone) and fired.

Addeddate Coverleaf 0 Identifier ArchitecturalTerraCotta_ Identifier-ark ark://t9sn8d Location New York NY Ocr. While architectural terra-cotta largely disappeared by the midth century, there is now an active market for terra-cotta restoration products to maintain the legacy of landmark terra-cotta buildings.

The BTHL has extensive documentation of the historical building product. This is an excellent reprint of a trade handbook from the peak of terra cotta production in th 's. The bulk of the book is devoted to detailed architectural drawings of Classical and Gothic applications of terra cotta.

It is followed by a set of architectural specifications provided by the industry for use in architectural contract documents.5/5(2). On its small store-building façade was architectural terra cotta manufactured by the American Terra Cotta and Ceramic Company (from Crystal Lake, Illinois).

At this time architectural terra cotta was not experiencing the level of production it had in the s, but the remaining companies were managing their business - barely. alignment in setting allow alternate anchor anchor rods angles arch architectural terra cotta back balcony balvstrade base beaded blocks bottom bracket building capital center line channel character color columns colvmns concrete construction continvovs coping copper cornice diagram diameter dome dormer dovble drvms elevation front engaged.

Terra cotta really took off when some of Chicago and New York’s great architects, Cass Gilbert, Louis Sullivan, and Daniel H. Burnham, incorporated the material in to their most famous works. INTEGRATING TERRACOTTA WITH THE BUILDING INDUSTRY: AN EFFORT TO REVIVE THE DYING TRADE & ECONOMIC UPLIFT OF THE VILLAGE POTTER, in Ahmed, K.

Iftekhar (ed.) Low-Income Housing: Multi Dimensional Research Perspectives. Dhaka: Grameen Trust, pp (BOOK CHAPTER) () AHSAN, Mujtaba & RAHMAN, Nafizur. The Atlantic Terra Cotta Company was the largest producer of terra cotta in the world during the first quarter for the 20th century.

Records in the Atlantic Terra Cotta Company collection provide a rich visual resource of terra cotta products and their use during the early s. Record types include administrative documents, firm brochures, blueprints, periodicals, and photographs.

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Architectural terracotta refers to a fired mixture of clay and water that can be used in a non-structural, semi-structural, or structural capacity on the exterior or interior of a building. Terracotta pottery, as earthenware is called when not used for vessels, is an ancient building material that translates from Latin as "baked earth".Some architectural terracotta is actually the stronger.

Didden, Amanda M., "Standardization of Terra Cotta Anchorage: An Analysis of Shop Drawings from the Northwestern Terra Cotta Company and the O. Ketcham Terra Cotta Works" (). Theses (Historic Preservation).

Author: Amanda M. Didden. Terra cotta is a building material that is cast from clay and then glazed. Terra cotta components add great color and detail to a building, but are also highly susceptible to cracking and damage from impacts or freeze and thaw cycles.

In many cases, damaged terra cotta sections must be removed and replaced with new materials to prevent water. Terra-cotta, (Italian: “baked earth”) literally, any kind of fired clay but, in general usage, a kind of object—e.g., vessel, figure, or structural form—made from fairly coarse, porous clay that when fired assumes a colour ranging from dull ochre to red and usually is left unglazed.

Most terra-cotta has been of a utilitarian kind because of its cheapness, versatility, and durability. early 20th century single "stock" white glazed terra cotta chicago building facade ornamental block featuring intricate floral motifs surrounded by raised edges UR#:UR Special Price $ Regular Price $ ([n.p.] National Terra Cotta Soc., ), by National Terra Cotta Society (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Ceramic art: a report on pottery, porcelain, tiles, terra-cotta and brick, with a table of marks and monograms, a notice of the distribution of materials for pottery, chronicle of events, etc, etc.

Terra-Cotta Comes Back as a Luxury Home Material of Choice In a backlash against shiny, all-windows structures, some developers are turning to the traditional baked material for new buildings.

Terra cotta’s fireproof properties led to its incorporation in an important building trend beginning in the United States nearly years ago. Chicago is credited as the origin point of many of the stylistic and technical advances associated with tall buildings—elements of the modern skyscraper.

Terra cotta is an Italian word meaning "baked earth." This reddish-colored fired clay, glazed or unglazed, is used for a variety of purposes.

Its weather-resistant and acoustical insulating.Large highly decorative s terra cotta with an egg and dart border salvaged from the facade of a New York City Building.

This would make a great center building piece or garden st.Since terra cotta was historically used only as an exterior building material, this application opens new territory for terra cotta in contemporary design.

Both the Friends of Terra Cotta and the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., have offered artists and architects opportunities to investigate contemporary uses for architectural.