The Department of Architecture DIDA (University of Florence), through its ability to coordinate and integrate the multiple dimensions of scientific and operational culture of the project, plays the role of main public research organization in the area of architectural project, design, planning and landscape. It is capable of satisfying research needs coming from institutions and companies operating in the region and elsewhere, and of promoting and developing research projects at national and international level. It is engaged in the transfer of innovation to support the technical and scientific, cultural, social and productive progress of the whole of society and, at the same time, preserving and developing the research and training skills of the Department of Architecture.