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Author Ochsendorf, John Allen.

Title Guastavino vaulting : the art of structural tile / John Ochsendorf ; photographs by Michael Freeman.

Imprint New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    721.43 Guastavino,R OCH    Available
Description 255 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-251) and index.
Contents Mediterranean origins -- Toward the Boston Public Library, 1881-92 -- The success of the Guastavino Company, 1893-1908 -- Rafael Guastavino Jr. and the mature company, 1909-29 -- Reasons for success -- The decline of Guastavino vaulting, 1930-62 -- The legacy of the Guastavino Company -- Appendices: list of extant buildings with Guastavino tile vaulting.
Subject Guastavino, Rafael, 1842-1908 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Guastavino, Rafael, 1872-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.
R. Guastavino Company -- History.
Vaults (Architecture)
Tile construction.
Added Author Freeman, Michael, 1945-
Added Title Art of structural tile
ISBN 9781568987415 (alk. paper)
1568987412 (alk. paper)

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