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The Argus, 14 August 2018

‘Eco start up wins top awards for green idea’ – 14 August 2018 Brighton & Hove’s daily paper, The Argus, featured Koru-designed PassivPod in their business section. The article details PassivPod’s double win at the National Best New Business Awards.

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2.7.18 – PassivPod wins Construction Business of the Year 2018

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We’re thrilled to announce that Koru-designed PassivPod won Construction Business of the Year at the National Best New Business Awards 2018! The National Best New Business Awards supports industrious, hardworking and enterprising small and medium enterprises nationally. PassivPod directors Clive

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25.06.18 – Hove Park’s Pavilion Tea House replacement gets the go ahead

Hove Park cafe, Pavilion Tea House, Brighton, Hove, Koru Architects

We are delighted that our proposed replacement for Hove Park’s Pavilion Tea House has received planning approval. Our 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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11.5.18 – Koru attends Natural Materials Association business skills event

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As a board member of the Natural Materials Association, Koru Architects’ Issi Rousseva attended the Entrepreneurial Skills in Natural Materials event in London yesterday. The workshop, hosted by the Natural Materials Association and Piñatex manufacturer Ananas Anam, was aimed at

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The Business Funding Show

Recently, we attended the Business Funding Show at WeWork, Aldgate Tower, London. Multiple businesses, including ourselves for our PassivPod project, were able to pitch for investment to a variety of companies, including the likes of the Funding Game, Syndicate Room, Angel

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‘Making Global Goals Local Business’

Steve Kenzie, Executive Director of UNGC Network UK discussed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) andhow businesses implement them. Our most regular networker, Issi Rousseva, explained that she was shown some great examples of companies already implementing them successfully. Following this,

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‘The Great Debate’

What is the future for the culturally-rich seaside city of Brighton? The increased cost of living, matched with the lack of support for small or medium-sized businesses and a lack of jobs – there’s many questions to ask. The main issues raised

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Green Growth Platform Conference 2017

Green Growth Platform Conference 2017

The Green Growth Platform aims to help grow the Sussex green economy by providing training, events, specialist knowledge transfer and more. The centrepiece of their annual event calendar is the Green Growth Conference. Koru director Mark Pellant attended the Green

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7 ways eco workplace design will boost your profits

The myth that eco-design is ‘only’ about protecting our planet for future generations is beginning to break down. More and more people are pointing to the mountains of evidence that it also benefits business right here and now. While our

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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 priorities. Yet everyone takes time off for illness or personal reasons at some point, and the culture of ‘presenteeism’ means even when people

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