Koru Architects is an award-winning, design-led, Sussex based practice that has earned a reputation for thoughtful, environmentally-friendly design and a 'client-centred' approach to projects.

Koru Architects is an award-winning, design-led, Sussex based practice that has earned a reputation for thoughtful, environmentally-friendly design and a 'client-centred' approach to projects.

Our Latest Projects

Residential New Build

CLT timber ecohouse

Lloyd Close

Lloyd Close  |  Hove, East Sussex Completed 2010 Award-winning zero-carbon detached house and studio. Winner of the RIBA Downland Prize ...
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timber garden office

Garden Library

Garden Library  |  Lamberhurst, Kent Completed 2006 Garden library /studio, Shortlisted for the RIBA Downland Prize 2006. This sustainable, all-timber garden ...
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Commercial Projects

building with clay

Tichborne Street

Tichborne Street | Brighton, East Sussex Completed 2016 Mixed-use building with workshops and flats in Brighton town centre. This mixed-use ...
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The Pavilion Tea House

The Pavilion Tea House  |  Hove Park, East Sussex In Progress Rebuild of cafe in Hove Park. This japanese-inspired rebuild ...
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Residential Extensions


Spylaws | Wych Cross, East Sussex Completed 2017 Minimalist glass extension to 4-bedroom house in Wych Cross.  The addition of the ...
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Garden Cottage

Garden Cottage  |  Clayton, East Sussex Completed 2008 Major extension to a cottage within the South Downs National Park. This ...
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C21 House Development

RIBA Design Competition | Reputable Volume House Developer June 2016 A concept design for a flexible 'future-proof' house that can be ...
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PassivPod Interested in PassivPod? Learn more at www.passivpod.co.uk PassivPod began life as a competition entry for a lakeside retreat in the ...
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We provide a wide range of architectural services from inception through to completion including:

• Initial consultation and site appraisals
• Project brief and build programme advice
• Digital site / building measured surveys
• Feasibility studies and sketch designs
• Expertise in low energy / sustainable building design
• Advice on planning and permitted development
• Collaboration with specialist consultants
• 3D sketch modelling and visualisation
• Planning applications / listed building consents
• Building regulation submissions
• Preparation of material and product specifications
• Space planning / room layouts
• Contractor selection and tendering / evaluation
• Site inspections and building contract administration
• As-built architectural drawings
• Post-occupancy feedback and evaluation

17.7.18 – Koru attends Brighton & Hove Planning Agents Forum AGM

Koru Architect Issi attended Brighton & Hove Planning Agents Forum AGM yesterday. The Planning Agents Forum (PAF) consists of ...
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Construction Business of the Year, PassivPod, Koru Architects, National Best New Business Awards,

2.7.18 – PassivPod wins Construction Business of the Year 2018

We're thrilled to announce that Koru-designed PassivPod won Construction Business of the Year at the National Best ...
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Commissioning an architect: how does it work?

Commissioning an architect can be a daunting prospect if you’re not familiar with it. In this post ...
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Energy-efficient glazing: all you need to know

As we’ve said before, one of the most important steps you can take to reduce your carbon ...
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Grand Designs magazine, Koru Architects, Eco Architect, Sustainable Building, Lloyd Close

GrandDesignsMagazine.com, July 2018

Koru Architects' director Mark Pellant's house appeared in the online article '7 eco houses to inspire an ...
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Brighton & Hove Independent, 6 July 2018

'Awards for Brighton zero carbon buildings construction company'  Brighton and Hove's weekly newspaper, the Brighton & Hove ...
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