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We’re Celebrating 25 Years

Native Architects are celebrating 25 years in business and we would like to thank all our clients for helping us grow. As part of our anniversary celebrations we have asked some of our clients to place a wildflower seeded paper star in a favourite place in their home or building and asked them to take…

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York Gin Gets Green Light

We’re delighted to announce that our client York Gin has just secured planning permission from York City Council to go ahead with their new shop, visitor experience, and an upstairs bar in the Coppergate Centre in York. The multifaceted visitor attraction will be constructed within the former Boots the Chemist Building and will consist of…

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Work in Progress: Selby Mining Memorial

Native Architects are pleased to announce that we have applied for planning permission on behalf of Selby Town Council to erect a fitting memorial to the all the miners who worked in the Selby Coalfield from the mid to late 20th Century. The memorial, which will be proudly situated in the Selby Community Woodland will…

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We’re Recruiting

We are looking for an Architect with 3-5 years post qualification experience to join our friendly team in York to work with us on a variety of sustainability and rural diversification projects utilising natural materials and sustainable construction methods. We have a rich variety of projects in the pipeline and currently on site for our private and national…

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Healthy Buildings: How to Achieve Good Indoor Air Quality

Over the last few years, the harm that the construction industry is causing to our environment from harmful emissions has impacted the public conscience. Global, national and local initiatives are being put in place to reduce damage caused to our planet, major initiatives such as the production of clean energy i.e. Wind turbines and solar…

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Work In Progress at Manor Farm

Our oak framed extension to an existing stone barn at Manor Farm is progressing well. We will keep you updated with progress.

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Native Quarterly Book Choice

Our book choice this quarter has been chosen by Cam Shepphard.  Cam who recently graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA(Hons) in Architecture has a particular interest in historic buildings and their conservation and his book choice is England A Guide to Post-War Listed Buildings by Elain Harwood. Cam said “Since 1987 more…

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New Natives

We are delighted to welcome Camlo Sheppard, John Brooksbank-Levery and Hanna Radwanska to the Native team. Camlo recently graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA(Hons) in Architecture.  Cam has a particular interest in historic buildings and their conservation as well as a strong understanding of sustainable design. Sheffield School of Architecture is a…

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The magic of zinc!

Metal roofs are becoming more and more popular not just for commercial buildings but also for residential properties. Zinc has many benefits over other materials.  Zinc in its raw form has a low melting point, meaning that it uses less energy to convert into roofing material. Zinc is incredibly durable meaning it is not affected…

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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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