Stone Edward Dyurell (Stone Edward Durell)( American architect)
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Biography Stone Edward Dyurell (Stone Edward Durell)
Born March 9, 1902 in Fayetteville (pc. Arkansas). He studied at the University of Arkansas, then in the architectural schools of Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1927, having received a scholarship, Stone went to improve their knowledge abroad. From 1931 to 1933 he worked for a company that designed the cinema and concert hall 'Radio City' in New York, and in 1936 founded his own firm and began to work independently. During the Second World War, Stone built buildings for military bases the U.S. Air Force. Among facilities, . designed their own or in collaboration with other architects: Museum of Modern Art in New York (1937), . U.S. embassy in New Delhi in India (1958); Gallery for Contemporary Art Huntington - Hartford (1961) and the building corporation 'General Motors' (1964) - all in New York, the National Cultural Center (1961) and the Theater Center of,
. Dzh.Kennedi (1963) in Washington. His proposed architectural design of the U.S. Pavilion at the World Exhibition in Brussels (1958) was the subject of much debate. Stone died in New York on August 6, 1978.