The financial, economic, and scientific capital of Zurich is internationally recognized for its pathbreaking approach to town planning. With examples from the last ten years, 'Building Zurich' shows how conceptual urbanism works in that city and presents the factors that make for its success.
Prof. Dr. Angelus Eisinger is a Lecturer at the Institut für Geschichte undTechnikgeschichte (Institute for History and the History of Technology) at the ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich). He also works on issues of urban development and planning with various architectural firms as an independent professional.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Iris Reuther is co-owner of the Büro für urbane Projekte (Office for Urban Projects) in Leipzig and professor of town and regional planning at the Universität Kassel (Kassel University).