Angelus Eisinger is a cross-disciplinary historian of architecture, urban design and planning. Since 2008 he is professor for Metropolitan History and Culture at HafenCity University in Hamburg, Germany. Since 2003 he has been a private lecturer at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
He has pursued various studies on the history, methodology, and the effects of urbanism and urban planning. Eisinger has published widely. Among his books are Städte bauen: Städtebau und Stadtentwicklung in der Schweiz 1940—1970 (2004), and Die Stadt der Architekten (2005). He is also the co-editor of Urban Landscape Switzerland: Topology and Regional Development in Switzerland, Investigations and Case Studies (2003) and Building Zurich: Conceptual Urbanism (2007).
With his think tank “Perimeter Stadt”, Eisinger is consulting governmental and private institutions in planning competitions and developing conceptual work for planning studies.