Welcome to the official website of the Dipartimento Idea at the Faculty of Architecture of University of Chieti-Pescara.
Architectural and Urban Design, Industrial Design and Architectural Technology represent the related disciplinary sectors that come together within the Department. This structure ensures the autonomy of research and visibility of each sector, while simultaneously activating and promoting any activity focused on integrating their various aspects.
The Dipartimento IDEA pursues activities of research primarily in the Adriatic and Mediterranean basins, as part of a continuous confrontation with national and international themes.
The Department belongs to the Scuola Superiore "G. D'Annunzio", in which it shares the Doctorate programme in Architectural and Urban studies with the Dart Department, (Dipartimento Ambiente Reti e Territorio), and the Doctorate programme in Design and Engineering of Underground and the Built environment with DiGAT Department, (Dipartimento di Geotecnologie per l'Ambiente ed il Territorio) and Engineering Department.
The Dipartimento Idea signed numerous conventions involving both Italian and foreign public institutions.
Moreover, it promotes and organizes scientific and cultural activities, conferences, conventions and workshops, in addition to featuring its own publishing centre and several research centers and laboratories.