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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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10.9.18 – RIBA seminar on green infrastructure and urban greening

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Last week, Koru’s director Mark attended a RIBA seminar on urban greening and how to integrate green infrastructure elements. Koru Architects is a research-based practice and as such we believe strongly in continuous study and keeping up-to-date on recent trends

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22.8.18 – See a Koru-designed house take shape on this house build blog

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Ever wondered what it’s like to demolish and rebuild a house? Check out our clients’ fantastic house build blog and instagram account wearebuildingahouse.com which details the process with regular blogs, photos and time-lapse videos. As they state in their first

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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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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

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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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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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