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Planning permission for tricky sites – we can help!

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Applying for planning permission can be tough to navigate. Applying for planning permission for tricky sites – for example agricultural land, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a national park or the green belt – can be even more

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Benefits of Green Buildings: part 3 – social benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the social benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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Benefits of Green Buildings: part two – economic benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the economic benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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Benefits of Green Buildings: part one – environmental benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the environmental benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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How to save water: a guide to reducing water consumption

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If you live in the UK, water may seem abundant. But those of us wanting to live a more sustainable life should be looking at ways we can save water, as treating wastewater is a very energy-intensive process of filtration, chemical

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Commissioning an architect: how and why?

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Commissioning an architect can be a daunting prospect if you’re not familiar with it. In this post we break down the process, referring to the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) guidelines.  Do I need an architect? By commissioning an

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Energy-efficient glazing: all you need to know

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As we’ve said before, one of the most important steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint is to make your home greener. Energy-efficient glazing can go a long way to helping you do this. The amount of heat

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Why choose a sustainable architect?

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A sustainable architect designs a sustainable life Choosing a sustainable architect might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about making your lifestyle more green, but it can actually have the biggest impact. As public

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Meet the Team: Issi Rousseva

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Every week we’ll get to know a member of the Koru Architects team outside of the office. This week it’s the turn of Issi Rousseva. What is your position at Koru Architects? I’m an architect with several of my own

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Meet the Team: Mark Pellant

Every week we’ll get to know a member of the Koru Architects team outside of the office. This week it’s the turn of Mark Pellant. What is your position at Koru? Managing Director. What do you like about working at

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