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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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AECB blog, June 2017

South of England Show

‘Koru Architects to offer free advice at the South of England Show 8th-10th June’ – on AECB blog, June 2017  The Association of Environmentally Conscious Builders (AECB) has featured Koru on their member news blog. To learn more you can

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Koru offer free advice at the South of England Show 8th-10th June

South of England Show

Come along for free mini consultations on energy efficiency, home improvements and eco design – bring your plans and photos along! Our senior architect and director Mark Pellant and planning consultant Nigel Alderton will offer free mini consultations to visitors attending

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Benefits of building with clay, plus examples (#SuperNaturalMaterials 3)

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This is the third post in our Super Natural Materials series – you can view the whole series here. The versatility of clay The use of clay dates back to the earliest human civilisation and clay bricks have been a popular

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‘Building Places That Work For Everyone’ Report Launch

Issi and Julie: building places that work for everyone

With the right combination of industry expertise, community engagement and a clear steer from government, we can build places that work for everyone. That’s the headline message of the UK Green Building Council’s new report: Building Places That Work For

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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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Benefits of building with zinc, plus examples (#SuperNaturalMaterials 2)

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This is the second post in our Super Natural Materials series – you can view the whole series here. What is zinc used for? Zinc is an abundant, lightweight and shiny metal which has long been used in construction for

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Benefits of building with timber, plus examples (#SuperNaturalMaterials 1)

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This post is the first in our Super Natural Materials series. Timber: a popular choice Timber is one of the most popular building materials and people have been building with timber since ancient times. Its great versatility means it’s used

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Property Professionals Meet-Up and Circular Economy Talk

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What’s the potential of the circular economy? On 19th January 2017 our architect Issi Rousseva attended two business events in Brighton, the first being a Property Professionals networking lunch and the second being a talk on the above question. With

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#SuperNaturalMaterials Series: The Power of Natural Materials

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Natural materials have superior sustainability and health benefits over artificial materials, and in many cases they’re also cost competitive. As architects specialising in sustainable contemporary design, we specify natural materials such as timber, zinc, copper, wool insulation and plant-based paints

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