Marcel Breuer House
Marcel lajos breuer ˈbrɔɪ ər broy ər.
Marcel breuer house. The marcel breuer designed neumann house in croton on hudson new york a modernist jewel that has undergone a recent 4 5 year restoration and update will be listed for sale late monday for 4 2. In 1948 marcel breuer was commissioned to design an exhibition building for the museum of modern art to be displayed in the museum s garden. At the bauhaus he designed the wassily chair and the cesca chair which is among the 10 most important chairs of the 20 th century. Designer rafi segal and architect sara segal have renovated their mid century modern homein new jersey that was designed nearly 70 years ago by celebrated hungarian designer marcel breuer.
The house was breuer s vision of how the average american family could live in a well designed modern expandable and affordable home. The marcel breuer house in litchfield connecticut built in 1950 is a rare example of a mid century home built by the fmous architects known as the harvard five. 21 may 1902 1 july 1981 was a hungarian born modernist architect and furniture designer. This 2 360 square foot house sits on a little less than three acres and boasts a restored 18 foot mural and a pool for 2 459 million.
Marcel breuer s sayer house in normandie march 31 2019 after discovering the renowned bauhaus maestro marcel breuer louis and babette sayer turned to the proficient architect and designer with their aspiration for a place they can call home in normandy. The midcentury property also has a bi nuclear layout which divides the four bedroom home into two wings. In the early 1950s she and her husband george neumann hired her friend the celebrated architect marcel breuer to design a 3 200 square foot home on almost 3 5 acres on the hudson river. A workshop was situated beneath it together with other ancillary domestic accommodation.
It was a small yet very open house based on a rectangular plan with the main living accommodation on the upper floor.