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New Team Member

We are delighted that Sean Bartlem has joined Native Architects as Architectural Assistant. Sean completed his BA(Hons) Architecture degree at Newcastle University in 2019 before undertaking a placement in Perth, Western Australia.  During this period, he worked to strengthen community relationships and enjoyed the challenge in approaching the rural context.  Sean enjoys working with both…

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Farm Diversification: Dovecote Barns, Mount Farm, Kelfield, York

Farm Diversification: Dovecote Barns, Mount Farm, Kelfield, York  Since the end of the 1940s, the face of farming has changed dramatically. This change has manifested itself in many ways. The agricultural workforce fell from 900,000 at the end of the 1940s to 182,900 in 2012. The number of farmers has also fallen but not at such…

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A Working Home

A Working Home   2020 will be remembered for the devastating worldwide coronavirus pandemic that is affecting all our lives. Yet, out of this tragedy is  a ray of hope, that if fostered and developed with care, may provide a chance to dramatically reduce the environmental damage we inflict on our planet on a daily basis. …

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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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A new pyramid for Pharaoh

Rachel has been working alongside Year 5/6 teachers at St Oswald’s School in Fulford to deliver a short project engaging schoolchildren in architecture. As part of the RIBA Architecture Ambassadors scheme, Rachel encouraged the pupils to think about why buildings may have been designed in a certain way, thinking about materials, what different buildings are…

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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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Circular Yorkshire Case Study

We are delighted to be a case study for Circular Yorkshire a consortium of organisations and businesses, led by York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP, who are leading the change to a circular economy, aiming to become the UK’s first circular region, Circular Yorkshire.  A Circular Economy is the route we need to take…

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