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Tichborne Street

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Tichborne Street | Brighton, East Sussex Completed 2016 Mixed-use building with workshops and flats in Brighton town centre. This mixed-use building in the heart of the Brighton lanes beside the Buddhist centre incorporates two workshops in the basement, four one-bedroom

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The Pavilion Tea House

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The Pavilion Tea House  |  Hove Park, East Sussex In Progress Rebuild of cafe in Hove Park. This Japanese-inspired rebuild of the Pavilion Tea House in Hove Park will provide a much larger indoor and outdoor seating area for the

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Inhabitat.com, May 2016

‘Off-Grid PassivPod Marries Sustainability and Luxury in New Line of Eco-Travel Accommodation’ in Inhabitat, May 2016 Popular green design website Inhabitat published a feature on our PassivPod – a zero-carbon holiday home designed to passivhaus standards. You can click here

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Sussex Business Times, May 2016 issue

‘Made In Sussex: Koru Architects’ in Sussex Business Times, May 2016.  Sussex Business Times featured us in their regular ‘Made in Sussex’ series which showcases local businesses and their company stories. We were very happy to get a full page feature

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Lloyd Close

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Lloyd Close  |  Hove, East Sussex Completed 2010 Award-winning zero-carbon detached house and studio. Winner of the RIBA Downland Prize 2011. Winner of Green Apple Award for Architecture 2016. Featured 6 times in Brighton’s Eco Open Houses Show. This detached

Posted in Residential New Build

Garden Library

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Garden Library  |  Lamberhurst, Kent Completed 2006 Garden library /studio, Shortlisted for the RIBA Downland Prize 2006. This sustainable, all-timber garden workspace has been designed for working in light and comfort with minimal heating or artificial lighting. Glazed timber sliding/folding doors

Posted in Residential New Build

Oakdene Passivhaus

Oakdene Passivhaus | Punnetts Town, East Sussex Completed 2012 Detached rural home built to passivhaus standards. This rural eco-house takes advantage of a sloping site to effectively increase the floor area of the existing dwelling by more than 50% without

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Why putting plants in classrooms is a fantastic idea

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We all agree plants are nice to have in the garden and even in the house, but what about plants in classrooms at school? Or at university? Underpinning intuition with a slew of scientific research, the fledgling field of biophilic

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Prince Edward Road

Prince Edward Road | Lewes, East Sussex Completed 2008 Contemporary detached family house within Lewes Conservation area. This contemporary 4/5 bedroom detached house fits comfortably within the conservation area of Lewes. The house respects the scale, rhythm and materials of its

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The Housing Bill: more political than practical

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In 2016, affordable housing is clearly a national priority. But will the Housing Bill help? According to Shelter, 1.8 million British families are on waiting lists to get council housing, and 41,000 families with children were homeless this Christmas, hopping

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