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 In Progress 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

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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The Old Fire Station

The Old Fire Station  |  Lamberhurst, Kent   Completed 2003 Sensitive contemporary extension to a Listed dwelling. This new two-storey extension ...
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Competitions

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

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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Services

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

Vision10: Time for a Green and Clean Industrial Strategy

We recently attended the ‘Vision10: Time for a Green and Clean Industrial Strategy’ Parliamentary Launch in Westminster, London ...
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Join Sustainable Business Partnership: Summer Networking Drinks

We are hosting a networking event in the surroundings of our award-winning, Zero-Carbon Home, on July 27th, ...
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Benefits of Building With Hemp, Plus Examples (Super Natural Materials 5)

This is the fifth post in our Super Natural Materials series - you can view the whole ...
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clay plasters

Breath Easy & Discover the Rich Natural Beauty of Clay Plasters

This is a guest post by Clare Whitney, Clayworks  The humble clay plaster has evolved into a thing ...
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Our comment on Biophilia in Office Design

We were asked to give our comment on Biophilia in the office and so our Marketing and ...
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South of England Show

Blog post on AECB blog – South of England Show

'Koru Architects to offer free advice at the South of England Show 8th-10th June' - on AECB ...
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