Google an image of architect Fay Jones’ masterpiece Thorncrown Chapel. The non-denominational Arkansas house of worship is one of the most famous designs from the American Institute of Architects- awarded Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice.
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Bucking the tendency of successful architects to gravitate toward towering skyscraper projects, throughout his career Jones favored designing homes and churches with an intensely geometric and organic modern style.
Arizona-based architect Eddie Jones will give a lecture, The Architecture of Fay Jones, focusing on the life and work of Jones with a focus on the chapel. The talk will be followed by a screening of the documentary Sacred Spaces: The Architecture of Fay Jones.
Wed., Dec. 7, 7 p.m., 2011