A pioneer of design and modern architecture, constantly changed and broke with the rules of the Bauhaus era. Among his achievements in the field of architecture, one can find the creation of the residential Spider-Sky prototype. His inventiveness in furniture design resulted in his known works with metal pipes, and between the known Wassily chair, created for the residence of the painter Wassily Kandinsky, even though he stopped designing furnitures in the late 1930s.
After the Second World War, he settled in the United States, along with other famous Germans as Gropius and Mies Van de Rohe, dedicated to architecture, having taught at Harvard and founded in New York the Marcel Breuer and Associates. His architectural studio was responsible for a significant number of projects on American soil, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.