Fruitful interaction between science, art, design and architecture makes research carried out at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture highly versatile.
Our most important topics of research relate to the fields of art, design, digital media, audiovisual communications, visual culture, urban planning, emerging technologies and architecture with wellbeing and sustainable development as an all-encompassing theme.
The acclaimed research in our departments is conducted by our international team of experts. Together we work towards critical and human-centred art and research, and offer new ways of thinking artistically and scientifically about the world. To learn more about the impact we make, get to know our departments and their strengths.