Architectural domes were the masterpieces of Rafael Guastavino whose amazing structures were built on the principle he created and patented: The Guastavino Tile Arch System.
This Spanish immigrant’s work can be seen here in Wilmington at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, which he designed in 1908.
Nan Graham has been a commentator for WHQR for almost twenty years, and has two collections of commentaries and a third book in the works. Her website is nangraham.com.
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