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Looking for an architect for the first time?

Want to make changes to your home and not quite sure if you need any architect? Recent RIBA research demonstrates, our homes, now more than ever, play an integral role in our physical and mental wellbeing, so it’s important that they are tailored to our individual needs.  A good architect will propose solutions and develop your brief…

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Low Carbon Hempcrete House, Orkney Islands

This new low carbon hempcrete house was built for one of our clients in Holm a small village in the Orkney Islands. With majestic views of Scapa Flow, this is the first hempcrete house built on the Orkney mainland.  It was constructed using a timber frame and the walls were formed using prefabricated hempcrete blocks…

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Merry Christmas from Native Architects

Native Architects wish you a very happy Christmas and a peaceful new year.  We will be closing for Christmas on Friday 23 December 2022 and returning in the new year on Tuesday 3 January 2023. 

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Green in every way

Native Architects are celebrating 25 years of creating low carbon constructed, beautiful, sustainable, and inspiring buildings.  To celebrate our anniversary, Native teamed up with St Nicks and planted 100 trees as part of the Green Corridors York Project. Green Corridors York is a project which includes several sites in the York District, including Clifton Ings,…

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Retrofitting: All Hallows Leeds

We’re delighted to announce that work has begun on the new zinc roof at All Hallows Leeds.  Our client came to us with a problematic uninsulated and leaking church roof covered in concrete tiles that were cracking and in constant need of repair.  We designed a new roof clad in zinc coated steel sheet and…

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Georgian House Retrofit, Bishop Wilton

Retrofitting is the act of fitting new systems designed for high energy efficiency and low energy consumption to buildings previously built without them. Retrofitting a building also improves amenities for the building’s occupants and improves the performance of the building. Native Architects were commissioned to carry out a full retrofit on a Georgian brick house located…

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We Won!

We’re absolutely thrilled to have won The York Design Awards 2022 Small Commercial Category for the MonkBridge House bed and breakfast. This is our 5th York Design Award, and it is always an absolute honour to win this award. Good architecture and sensitive building restoration play an important part in what makes York such a…

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We’re Celebrating 25 Years

Native Architects are celebrating 25 years in business and we would like to thank all our clients for helping us grow. As part of our anniversary celebrations we have asked some of our clients to place a wildflower seeded paper star in a favourite place in their home or building and asked them to take…

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York Gin Gets Green Light

We’re delighted to announce that our client York Gin has just secured planning permission from York City Council to go ahead with their new shop, visitor experience, and an upstairs bar in the Coppergate Centre in York. The multifaceted visitor attraction will be constructed within the former Boots the Chemist Building and will consist of…

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Work in Progress: Selby Mining Memorial

Native Architects are pleased to announce that we have applied for planning permission on behalf of Selby Town Council to erect a fitting memorial to the all the miners who worked in the Selby Coalfield from the mid to late 20th Century. The memorial, which will be proudly situated in the Selby Community Woodland will…

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