Terracotta: natural application as a solution for the current climate problems

Terrecotte Europe Italian thermal terracotta wall cladding (Projects)

Terracotta is baked earth or clay and therefore a natural material that is produced in an environmentally friendly way without the addition of artificial or harmful substances. Our producers use clay and sand from their own quarries, which contain minerals such as salt crystals, which determine the structure of the tile after firing. The extraction […]

The production of terracotta


Handmade terracotta The production of handmade terracotta is labour-intensive. Our producers use clay and sand from their own quarries, which contains minerals such as salt crystals that determine the tile’s structure after baking, and mix it with water. They the clay is shaped using (walnut) wooden moulds when making tiles or stone moulds when producing […]

A floor of natural terracotta

Terrecotte Europe Italian terracotta floor tiling (Projects)

A floor of natural terracotta Who does not love the lively and warm appearance of such a floor? What is involved in choosing such a beautiful, maintenance-friendly and durable floor? Terracotta tiles, made both manually and by machine from the clayey silt of rivers, are available in a wide variety of colors and formats. The […]

Sustainable design and construction with natural terracotta through the ages

Terrecotte Europe - Handmade terracotta

Terracotta: a traditionally widely used material Due to the easily moldable texture of clay (as opposed to marble or bronze) terracotta has traditionally been a widely used material that has been applied in many different ways over the centuries. Nowadays, the baked clay is mainly used in clayware such as cooking utensils, flower pots, floor […]

2022 Salon International du Patrimoine Culturel

2022 Salon Patrimoine Culturel-Al

A glimpse into the 2022 international cultural heritage fair From Salon International du Patrimoine Culturel: “The International Fair for Cultural Heritage, organized by Ateliers d’Art de France, welcomes more than 300 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors, public and professionals, every year for 4 days at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. The participating art studios represent […]

Cersaie 2022 Trends

Terrecotte Europe visit to Cersaie 2022

The most notable trends at Cersaie this year: rustic charm, dusky hues and new colour shades In the context of sustainability, a common theme was nature-inspired designs, botanical motifs and intricate 3D patterns. The use of layered earthy colors with a translucent mineral glaze effect, oxidized metal looks and natural terracotta in classic hues and […]

Ventilated facades in terracotta

Terrecotte Europe Italian thermal terracotta wall cladding (Projects)

Ventilated facades in terracotta: undisputed advantages in wall cladding Within the contemporary construction sector, the non-load-bearing curtain wall can be considered as an innovative technological construction system. Such a system consists of an insulating layer that is applied directly to the supporting structure of the facade and of a cladding layer that is fixed to […]

Renovation and restoration


Prestigious restoration projects often feature recreated building materials. As a matter of fact, in such projects our clients have very specific requirements.  For example, the restoration of the former chapel of the Hageveld Minor Seminary in The Netherlands. The directive was to preserve the authentic architectural structure that was designed in the 1800s by Architect […]

Residence Spencer Park, London/UK

Terrecotte Europe Project Spencer Park London

Residence Spencer Park in Greater London features handmade Italian terracotta. The designers are P. Joseph Architects and Urquhart & Hunt Interior Architects. Here, a prominent characteristic is traditional terracotta. Consequently, we achieved a flowing interplay between exterior and interior. The design phase started in 2018 and took two years. In 2020, renovation started. The drawings […]