University “G. D’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara

Organization Name

Department of Architecture
University “G. D’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara

Logo & Acronym

Logo DdA


Viale Pindaro 42, 65129 Pescara, Italy

Contact Person

prof. Giuseppe Di Bucchianico, Ph.D


Education (University Department)


The Department of Architecture of the University D’Annunzio has a tradition of over 40 years of teaching and research. A staff of 56 teaching and research people and 22 administrative and technical peple, are organized into three “sections”: Architecture and Urban Planning (AU), Architectural Heritage (PAr) and Design and Technological Project (DePT).
Over the years it has been maintained the fertile relationship between the varied activities of scientific research and the resulting adjustments of the training courses, which have always placed at the centre of its activities the project experience in various disciplines and in its various forms, scales and methods . The multiple lines of research, as well as an aptitude for interdisciplinary dialogue, are a tradition of the Department.
In particular, the main research topics addressed in the “DePT Section”, which strictly liaises with EIDD-DfA Europe, are:

  • Tourism, Environment and nautical design
  • Design for Sustainability
  • Ergonomic design for sustainability / Design for All
  • Innovative materials for design
  • Project for sustainable tourist facilities in sensitive environments
  • Sustainable project for human settlements
  • Environmental design and microclimate control
  • Materials and territorial regeneration
  • Project of the existing / Redevelopment and flexibility of use