Koru Architects is an award-winning, design-led, Sussex based practice that has earned a reputation for thoughtful, environmentally-friendly design and a 'client-centred' approach to projects.

Koru Architects is an award-winning, design-led, Sussex based practice that has earned a reputation for thoughtful, environmentally-friendly design and a 'client-centred' approach to projects.

Our Latest Projects

Residential New Build

CLT timber ecohouse

Lloyd Close

Lloyd Close  |  Hove, East Sussex Completed 2010 Award-winning zero-carbon detached house and studio. Winner of the RIBA Downland Prize ...
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timber garden office

Garden Library

Garden Library  |  Lamberhurst, Kent Completed 2006 Garden library /studio, Shortlisted for the RIBA Downland Prize 2006. This sustainable, all-timber garden ...
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Commercial Projects

building with clay

Tichborne Street

Tichborne Street | Brighton, East Sussex Completed 2016 Mixed-use building with workshops and flats in Brighton town centre. This mixed-use ...
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The Pavilion Tea House

The Pavilion Tea House  |  Hove, East Sussex In Progress Remodel and large extension of a park cafe in Hove ...
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Residential Extensions


Spylaws | Wych Cross, East Sussex Completed 2017 Minimalist glass extension to 4-bedroom house in Wych Cross.  The addition of the ...
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Garden Cottage

Garden Cottage  |  Clayton, East Sussex Completed 2008 Major extension to a cottage within the South Downs National Park. This ...
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C21 House Development

RIBA Design Competition | Reputable Volume House Developer June 2016 A concept design for a flexible 'future-proof' house that can be ...
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PassivPod Sunday Times Eco-Haus Design Competition 2014 & Virgin VOOM Innovation Competition 2016 If you're interested in PassivPod, learn more at ...
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We provide a wide range of architectural services from inception through to completion including:

• Initial consultation and site appraisals
• Project brief and build programme advice
• Digital site / building measured surveys
• Feasibility studies and sketch designs
• Expertise in low energy / sustainable building design
• Advice on planning and permitted development
• Collaboration with specialist consultants
• 3D sketch modelling and visualisation
• Planning applications / listed building consents
• Building regulation submissions
• Preparation of material and product specifications
• Space planning / room layouts
• Contractor selection and tendering / evaluation
• Site inspections and building contract administration
• As-built architectural drawings
• Post-occupancy feedback and evaluation
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15.5.18 – BUILD Architecture Awards 2018

We won in the BUILD Architecture Awards! We're pleased to announce Koru Architects has been named Best ...
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11.5.18 – Koru attends Natural Materials Association business skills event

As a board member of the Natural Materials Association, Koru Architects’ Issi Rousseva attended the Entrepreneurial Skills ...
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Energy-efficient glazing: all you need to know

As we’ve said before, one of the most important steps you can take to reduce your carbon ...
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Why choose a sustainable architect?

A sustainable architect designs a sustainable life Choosing a sustainable architect might not be the first thing ...
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Feature in Woodworking Crafts Magazine

Woodworking Crafts Magazine were kind enough to give us a 4-page spread in their January issue. Read ...
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Feature in Portfolio Magazine

Coverage in Portfolio Magazine, September 2017 The popular, high-end property magazine Portfolio has, for the second month ...
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