Marc Angélil is Professor at the Department of Architecture of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) and was since 2011 Dean of the Department.
Angélil's research addresses recent developments at the periphery of large metropolitan regions, with emphasis on strategies to support sustainable urban processe. He is the author of several books, including Deviations: A Manual, on methods of teaching, and Indizien, on the political economy of contemporary urban territories.
Angéelil practices architecture with his partners Sarah Graham, Reto Pfenninger, Manuel Scholl, and Hanspeter Oester as part of agps.architecture, a cooperative with offices in Los Angeles and Zürich. Their built projects include the new Midfield Terminal at the Zurich Airport and the town center and light-rail station of Esslingen. Current projects include the headquarters extension of The World Conservation Union in Gland-Geneva; the Children’s Museum of Los Angeles; an aerial tram infrastructure for Portland, Oregon; the Zurich International School; and a slum upgrading project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.