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Christmas Closing Times

We will be closing for the Christmas holidays on Friday 18th December 2020 and will be back in action on Monday 4th January 2021.  

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It’s Green for Whitby Gin

Native are delighted that our planning application for a new gin distillery for our client Whitby Distillery has been granted consent. The new distillery will be built in the grounds of the famous Whitby Abbey on the site of the now disused Abbey Lands Farm. Using the redundant Grade II Listed barns, the proposals extend…

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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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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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