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Marcel Breuer: A Memoir
Robert Gatje
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Marcel Breuer: A Memoir

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Modern master Marcel Breuer, born in Hungary in 1902, studied at the Bauhaus in Weimar and later taught at the Bauhaus in Dessau; his earliest projects were two legendary chair designs and residential work in Germany. In 1937 he was invited by Walter Gropius to the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he taught for nine years, and in 1946 he moved to New York City and ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published September 11th 2000 by The Monacelli Press
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Jun 17, 2012 Michael rated it liked it
This book's irreverent and revealing documentation of the often contradictory process of making architecture is more than admirable. What Gatje lacks as a writer he makes up for by laying bare the way Breuer worked with his subordinates and partners, and above all his humanity.
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