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

Green Apple Awards zero-carbon house

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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Garden Library

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

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Tichborne Street

Tichborne Street | Brighton, East Sussex In Progress 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, East Sussex In Progress Remodel and large extension of a park cafe in Hove ...
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Residential Extensions

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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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The Old Fire Station

The Old Fire Station | Lamberhurst, Kent Completed 2003 Sensitive contemporary extension to a Listed dwelling. This new two-storey extension ...
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Competitions

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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 ...
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PassivPod

PassivPod Sunday Times Eco-Haus Design Competition 2014 & Virgin VOOM Innovation Competition 2016 PassivPod is an inspirational, sustainable lakeside holiday ...
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Services

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

Latest News

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How Can Design Make Ecotourism Even Better?

Taking holidays is an important part of modern life. Who hasn’t got through a difficult Tuesday afternoon ...
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Sustainable Living Fair: Green Your Home & Life

Do you want to make your lifestyle more green? If so, the upcoming Sustainable Living Fair here ...
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How to Boost Office Productivity with Biophilic Design

Ensuring your employees are happily working away as they’re supposed to is clearly one of your top ...
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Renovate or Rebuild? Creating Your Dream Home

It’s a classic dilemma. You’ve purchased a scrappy run-down property in a fantastic location, with the plan ...
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