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

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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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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

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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 Park, East Sussex In Progress Rebuild of cafe in Hove Park. This Japanese-inspired rebuild ...
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Residential Extensions

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Spylaws

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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Competitions

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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

PassivPod Interested in PassivPod? Learn more at www.passivpod.co.uk PassivPod began life as a competition entry for a lakeside retreat in the ...
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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
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10.9.18 – RIBA seminar on green infrastructure and urban greening

Last week, Koru's director Mark attended a RIBA seminar on urban greening and how to integrate green ...
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22.8.18 – See a Koru-designed house take shape on this house build blog

Ever wondered what it's like to demolish and rebuild a house? Check out our clients' fantastic house ...
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Planning permission for tricky sites – we can help!

Applying for planning permission can be tough to navigate. Applying for planning permission for tricky sites – ...
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Benefits of Green Buildings: part 3 – social benefits

As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 - 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of ...
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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 ...
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Hove Park Living magazine, August 2018 issue

'New cafe for Hove Park' – August 2018 Hove Park Living, a free monthly magazine for residents ...
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