Famed architect’s son to speak at architecture conference at Lake Barkley

Lake Barkley lodge, designed by Edward Durell Stone, is seen from above.

CADIZ, Ky. (May 18, 2012) — Lake Barkley State Resort Park will host an architectural conference June 8-9, featuring the son of the renowned architect who designed the lodge — Edward Durell Stone.

Hicks Stone, who also is an architect, will speak about his father on the evening of June 9, at the Central Kentucky Chapter of the American Institute of Architects summer conference. Hicks Stone has written a biography about his father called “Edward Durell Stone: A Son’s Untold Story of a Legendary Architect.”

Edward Durell Stone was the architect of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Lake Barkley lodge.

Hicks Stone has restored and renovated a number of his father’s significant projects. He is involved in the restoration and modernization of his father’s State University of New York, Albany campus. He has lectured extensively on his father’s life and career.

Hicks Stone is the founder and principal of Stone Architecture LLC, located in New York and Roxbury, Conn.

The dinner address is open to the public. Tickets are $50 a person. (The cost is $35 for CKC/AIA members). The dinner starts at 6 p.m.

To make reservations for dinner, send an email to: Steve Goldstein at [email protected]

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