The Art of Terra Cotta & Color

Understanding the range of colors available when working with terra cotta
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Live webinar airing on December 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM EST
Sponsored by Ludowici Roof Tile
Presented by Carla Hunigan

Learning Objectives:

  1. Communicate the various color opportunities and capabilities through the discussion of standard colors, glazing techniques, custom color development and color by hues.
  2. Discuss overall expectations with clients regarding color matching for historic and new traditional roofs, natural color variations, color blending and sampling.
  3. Considering the importance of color on all projects, reviewing the step by step color matching process for both custom and historic projects.
  4. Review specific case studies in regards to custom color development and historic preservation projects discussing the various techniques and approaches used on each project.

Credits:

HSW
1 AIA LU/HSW
ICC
0.1 ICC CEU
IIBEC
1 IIBEC CEH
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AIBD
1 AIBD P-CE
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
NSAA
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

This one hour program explores the art of terra cotta, beginning with a quick overview of the manufacturing process, covering the natural variation in clay tile along with the glazing techniques to achieve the desired color. This course also focuses on the color selection and matching process to custom and historic profiles. The course provides several case studies comparing the original tiles to the new terra cotta replacements.

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Photo courtesy of Ludowici


Carla

Carla Hunigan, is the Territory Market Manager at Ludowici, for the Midwest Region. Specializing in both commercial and residential verticals, Carla’s 20 years of experience in the housing and environmental design arenas are supported by her highly imaginative vision and creativity. Carla’s successful background in sales leadership management, and business development are exemplary of her professional career.

 

Ludowici Since 1888, architects, homeowners, universities, commercial and government clients have turned to Ludowici for uniquely beautiful architectural terra cotta products that stand the test of time. Ludowici clay tiles are the highest quality available, which is why they adorn thousands of historic and newly built structures around the world. Meticulously crafted in New Lexington, Ohio from locally sourced materials, our products are infinitely customizable and carry a 75-year warranty.

 

Originally published in December 2022

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