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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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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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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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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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Monkbridge House Hotel, 17 Huntington Road, York

Native Architects has been commissioned to modernise and reorder the old Palm Court Hotel in the centre of York. The brief was to give the period property a fresh look and make it more comfortable, quieter and attractive for guests while using the latest methods, materials, combined with traditional craftsmanship to make the exterior of…

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Return of the Native

After working in Leeds for the past 7 years Lucy re-joins Native Architects. Lucy is a RIBA Chartered Architect with over 10 years experience in practice. Her experience covers a range of sectors including education, housing and commercial with projects from small scale extensions to multi million pound new builds. She always strives to find exciting…

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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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