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Keeping Cool……and Natural Materials

Last week the Native team enjoyed a day away from their desks and went for a bike ride with the wonderful team at LEDA, a multi-disciplinary co-operative, creating great sustainable buildings that respect the environment. Read the fantastic blog below from LEDA about our recent day out together, which demonstrates our shared passion for natural…

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Plastic: An AlterNATIVE View

FACTS Every year the UK consumes over 5 million tonnes of plastic with nearly a quarter of this by the construction industry. Plastics made from fossil fuels harm the natural environment and they contribute to greenhouse gas emissions at every stage of their lifecycle, from production, refining and the way it is managed as a…

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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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