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Marcel Breuer

Marcel BreuerAKA Marcel Lajos Breuer

Born: 21-May-1902
Birthplace: Pécs, Hungary
Died: 1-Jul-1981
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Designer, Architect

Nationality: Hungary
Executive summary: Bauhaus furniture designer

As an architect, Breuer worked primarily in concrete. Designed the UNESCO building in Paris.

Wife: Martha Erps (wife #1, div.)
Wife: Constance Leighton (wife #2, two children)

    University: Bauhaus School
    Teacher: Carpentry, Bauhaus School
    Professor: School of Architecture, Harvard University (1937-46)

Author of books:
Sun and Shadow: The Philosophy of an Architect (1956)
Marcel Breuer: Buildings and Projects, 1912-61 (1962)

Selected edifices:
UNESCO Building (1956, Paris, France )
Lecture Hall, New York University (1961, New York City )
IBM Research Center (1962, La Grande Var, France )
Whitney Museum of American Art (1966, New York City )
St. John's Abbey Church (1953, Collegeville, MN )

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