Charter

The purpose of IDEA is the advancement of education by encouraging and supporting excellence in interior design/interior architecture education and research within Australasia; and being the regional authority on, and advocate for interior design/interior architecture education and research.

Objectives

  • to be an advocate for undergraduate and postgraduate programs at a university level that provide a minimum 4 years education in interior design/interior architecture;
  • to support the rich diversity of individual programs within the higher education sector;
  • to create collaboration between programs in the higher education sector;
  • to foster an attitude of lifelong learning;
  • to encourage staff and student exchange between programs;
  • to provide recognition for excellence in the advancement of interior design/interior architecture education;
  • to foster, publish and disseminate peer reviewed interior design/interior architecture research.