Guastavino Co. and the reinvention of public space
New York City Guastavino Co. and the reinvention of the public space of the American metropolis.
Mar Loren’s book on the work of the Guastavino Company is an extraordinary contribution to the knowledge of the complex network of components that constitute the historical reality of the Big Apple, capital of the contemporary world. Among its textures and folds we can appreciate, thanks to this book, the work of the Valencian Rafael Guastavino i Moreno, extraordinarily operative figure in the process of the characterization of American architecture in the crucial period of the transition from the XIX to the XX century. (..)