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Restoration of J R Punton & Son Hardware Store

Native Architects were appointed to assist the Punton family in the restoration of their 17th Century Grade 2 listed hardware store in Snaith.  Read how we restored these premises with sustainable materials whilst ensuring we showcased the building’s heritage and historical fabric. Read our article here 

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York Creatives

We are delighted to be working with Ben, filmmaker, photographer and founder of York Creatives on a new project aimed at shining a light on people and places in the creative sector. York Creatives a grassroot collaborative network of  artists, designers, filmmakers, photographers, musicians, performers, poets, writers, producers, curators, crafters and creators was set up…

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Coronavirus Update – September 2020

Whilst the impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic continues to evolve, our priority is to ensure the health and safety of our staff and clients whilst maintaining an effective service throughout the ongoing crisis. Following the implementation of a number of Covid-19 precautions our staff are now working back in the office and we are…

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Coronavirus

In line with the latest Government advice regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) the Native team are now working from home.  We are providing a full service and all team members are fully contactableso phone calls will be answered, emails responded to, and any telephone or website enquiries from potential clients responded to promptly. Please do not hesitate…

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Things you need to know about listed buildings

Ever wondered why or how a building is listed? If so, this Native Architects guide to listed buildings is for you. Listing marks and celebrates a building’s special architectural and historic interest, and also brings it under the consideration of the planning system, so that it can be protected for future generations. Native Architects are…

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An Investigation in the Air Quality of Native Architects Buildings

Native Architects carried out an investigation in the air quality of four of their buildings and here are the results. How was it carried out? Native Architects collaborated with the Department of Environment and Geography at the University of York. Air was evacuated from 6 litre Entech canisters using a pumping system to an internal…

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Breathing new life into three historical Selby buildings

Native Architects will work with Selby Town Council in repairing and bringing back to use the 1811 Selby High School and Selby Cemetery chapels.   We are looking forward to working with Selby Town Council in developing a conservation based approach to the repair and re-use of these historic and culturally important buildings and we…

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The cross returns to York Baptist Church after roof repairs

Native Architects are delighted to announce that the York Baptist Church roof repairs project is now complete with the return of the cross. Thanks to a grant from the National Churches Trust roof repairs have been able to be undertaken on the Grade II listed York Baptist church making the building watertight and preserving its…

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Yorspace – a community led homes success story

Yorspace is bringing affordable homes to York.  They’re building a tangible solution to York’s housing shortage by creating financially and environmentally sustainable homes designed to deliver a real sense of community. Their community share offer will remain open up until 31 January 2020. So if your New Year’s resolution is to join a housing revolution,…

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Sustainable Buildings: Their benefits, features and challenges

Sustainable architecture is architecture that seeks to minimise the negative environmental impact of buildings by efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space and the ecosystem at large. Sustainable architecture uses a conscious approach to energy and ecological conservation in the design of the built environment. The idea of sustainability, or…

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