Pesaro is an Italian town of 94,512 inhabitants, together with Urbino capital city of the Pesaro Urbino province in the Marche region. It is the 2nd most populated town in the region, after Ancona and the 51st nationally.
Overlooking the sea and crossed by the river Foglia, Pesaro is a seaside resort and industrial center located between two coastal hills: San Bartolo and Ardizio; its historic center is rich in monuments, especially from the Renaissance period. The city has an urban area that extends beyond the municipal boundaries and encompasses several other municipalities such as Montelabbate, Vallefoglia and Mombaroccio.
Pesaro is known by the nickname Bicycle City because of the extensive network of cycle paths which extend in its territory (making it the first city in Italy for use of bike transportation together with Bolzano); and by that of City of Music, because of the strong connection with the composer Rossini (who was born here in 1792) and his music.
In 2017 Pesaro also was also named European City of Sport and is now an official candidate for Italy to become “UNESCO Creative City”.
Important annual Italian and international cultural events are held in Pesaro, such as the Rossini Opera Festival and the International Festival of New Cinema.
Pesaro is very well known at national and international level for its furniture industry. The products range from components to finished and semi-finished furniture of all kinds (kitchens, beds, sofas, bathrooms, etc.). In Pesaro industrial landscape a big role is also played by the mechanical industry (machines for woodworking, glass, tools, weapons, household, etc ..), the textile and clothing manufacturing, the building sector, the agro-food industry, the plastics processing industry. Important realities in the IT and tourism branches are also present.
The school is well-rooted in the territory, in the sense that it works with small and medium enterprises and public bodies to carry out projects and work placements and training. The third-year students are involved in projects practice firms. The school collaborates with local institutions for student exchange programs and projects in the area also related to the environment. The courses related to construction are cutting edge and studying the environmental impact of buildings and the use of alternative building materials such as wood. They study the issues related to recycling and the creation of new materials to be used in construction.