Department of Architecture and Design
The Department of ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN (DAD) is the leading branch of learning of the Turin Polytechnic focusing on the art and science of design, architectural and urban buildings, and product and cultural heritage design.
The DAD promotes, coordinates and manages basic and applied research, teaching and training, technology transfer, territorial services related to architectural and urban design including its sustainability, economics and financial aspects, as well as restoration, enhancement and management of architectural, urban and landscape heritage, and industrial, graphic and virtual design.
Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning
The Interuniversity Department of REGIONAL AND URBAN STUDIES AND PLANNING (DIST) is the point of reference in Politecnico and Università di Torino for the areas of knowledge that study the processes of territorial transformation and government, both on a local and on a global scale. These processes are analysed from a sustainability perspective in their physical, economic, social, political and cultural aspects, as well as in their interrelationships.
DIST promotes, coordinates and manages basic and applied research, training, technology transfer and services for the local community with regard to urban and regional sciences and policies, as well as to spatial, urban and environmental-landscape planning.