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Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile

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Since the time of ancient Rome, architects, engineers, and builders have struggled with the problem of building domedceilings over large spaces. No one was more skilled at this than the Rafael Guastavino family, a father and son team of Spanish immigrants who oversaw the construction of thousands of spectacular thin-tile vaults across the United States between the 1880s and the 1950s. These versatile, strong, and fireproof vaults were built by Guastavino in more than two hundred major buildings in Manhattan, and in hundreds ...

Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile 2013, Princeton Architectural Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781616892449

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Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile 2010, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568987415

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