Tag: Marcel Breuer

TWO CHURCHES BY BREUER

Early in 1961 Paul Weidlinger received an urgent call from the architect Marcel Breuer.  Something had gone horribly wrong during the construction of the Abbey Church that Breuer had designed for the community of Benedictine Monks in Collegeville, Minnesota. Breuer, like my father, was Hungarian.   Both were influenced by the Bauhaus Movement and they knew […]

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Road Trip Preview

Heading east, from Berkeley, California to Wellfleet, Massachusetts, I am looking forward to a late summer cross country journey to film significant structures that my father worked on as an engineer. I will post dispatches about each site that I visit. Along my route are two extraordinary churches by architect Marcel Breuer, the Walker Art […]

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