We are an interdepartmental center of the Politecnico di Torino that explores, imagines and designs the future of global and local urban legacy embodied in city form.

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A project by: Andrea Pollio Francesca Governa, Dr. Liza Rosa Cirolia (African Centre for Cities - UCT) Prof. Fran Tonkinss (LSE), Prof. Brett Neilson (WSU) and more...

SURGE is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie project addressing urban transformation driven by private Chinese capitals in Africa. Current research on Africa-China relationships focuses on major government-driven investments, such as the Belt

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Contemporary Rentscapes

A project by: Matteo Robiglio Nicola Russi, Federico Coricelli Caterina Quaglio, Davide Rolfo and more...

Contemporary rentscapes is a biennial research project funded by Sidief Spa (Banca d’Italia) focusing on transformative strategies for large rental housing stocks. The first part of this project was published

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Beni Regione Piemonte (BRP)

Definition of a recovery strategy of the three cultural sites nowadays underused, underexploited and in a different – but progressive – state of decay. The aim of this multidisciplinary research

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