Mission and Organisation

The Department of Architecture and Urban Studies is a thematic and interdisciplinary research structure of the Politecnico di Milano, established in January 2013. The Department operates in the field of architectural and urban projects, spatial planning and territorial governance, urban policies,  conservation and intervention on the built and natural heritage, the historical and critical interpretation of architecture, the city and the region.

 

It is one of the most important structures in Italy in the field of the disciplines of urban and regional spaces, integrated in a strong international network of centres of excellence and open to different forms of co-operation with institutional and social actors at the local, national and international level.