The Terra Cotta Industry - The Future Is Bright


Over the past 10 years, the terra cotta industry has made a resurgence as a modern cladding material due to its resilience, sustainability and durability. Join WJE architectural engineer Brett Laureys as he discusses the history, attributes, distress mechanisms, restoration, advancements, and future of terra cotta, as well as specific project examples on a variety of structures.

This article originally appeared in Fall 2021 issue of Applicator, the trade magazine from the Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute. Learn more at