The Center of Research and Design in Architecture – CoRDA - in Epoka University, is a project and research unit. Being related to the Department of Architecture, it aims to build a bridge between Industry and Academia, contributing to the built environment with expertise and academic research. CoRDA intends to implement design strategies based on interdisciplinary principles, generating integrative design between the user and the designer; and develop projects in different scales from Architecture to Urban and Landscape Design and Planning, in Restoration and Conservation. The Office provides consulting services in fields of Urban and Building physics, Universal Design. Functioning as a research entity it aims offer to the academy a environment for developing research projects and publishing the result of the related subjects in scientific researches. One of the main objectives of CoRDA is to facilitate the engagement of architecture students and graduates in the professional practice.