architectural terra-cotta

architectural terra-cotta

[¦är·kə¦tek·chər·əl ‚ter·ə′käd·ə]
(materials)
A hard-burnt, glazed or unglazed clay unit used in building construction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

architectural terra-cotta

A hard-burnt, glazed or unglazed clay unit used in building construction; plain or ornamental; machine-extruded or hand-molded; usually larger in size than brick or facing tile. Also see ceramic veneer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Potter founded the New York Architectural Terra-Cotta Company that manufactured much of the terra cotta later used in skyscrapers.

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