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Hempcrete Course Timelapse!

After being awarded funding by the York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship, to hold a Hempcrete course at our new office project, Lingcroft Granary, the course was a great success! It ran over 3 days and was taught by Alex Sparrow of UK Hempcrete focusing on the use of hempcrete to renovate and retrofit traditional buildings. The…

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Vision for Lowfield Green!!

In the last few months Native have been working closely with York based Community-led Housing group, YorSpace, to develop a design and vision for Lowfield Green. Lowfield Green is a former City of York Council secondary school site and the YorSpace proposals are part of a complete redevelopment of the site to create 150+ homes,…

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Straw Bale Talk at York College

Native were once again at York College… teaching the next generation of building professionals! This time, James Newton our Technical Manager and student of the School of Natural Building (SNaB), visited York College to give a talk on building with Straw Bale and the benefits of natural materials being used in construction. James has a…

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The Roof at Lingcroft is on!

After our successful Hempcrete course last week, the roof at our new office is on! Great progress is being made on site by the Native team.

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William’s Den has opened!

After 5 years of leading the design team for William’s Den, the children’s play barn in East Yorkshire has finally opened to great success. Over the past week it has been praised in the press. The Hull Daily Mail said that the design “looks fantastic”, and further praise in the article included the fabric first…

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Hempcrete Course at Lingcroft

Native have been awarded funding by the York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship to hold a Hempcrete course at our new office project, Lingcroft Granary. The course will be taught by Alex Sparrow of UK Hempcrete. It will focus on how to best use hempcrete in renovation and retrofit, including shuttering, reinforcement, mixing and the…

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York College Careers Talk

As part of our ongoing partnership with York College, our architectural assistant Andrew gave a presentation on career paths within the construction industry. Having recently done his Part 1 & Part 2 in Architecture, he was able to give the students relevant advice in pursuing an Architectural undergraduate degree and an overview of the course as a whole. He…

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“Largest Order of Hempcrete Blocks” used to build William’s Den

Designed by Native Architects of York, the William’s Den play barn, an adventure play complex, is opening this week, at Castle Farm, North Cave. Alex Sparrow of UK Hempcrete said “We are delighted to be working with Native Architects to provide a truly sustainable, low impact construction material for use in a building which will, in every…

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Georgian Villa

Before and after photos of a fantastic project that is coming to a successful close.

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Discover Filey

Native Architects are working with the Discover Filey Development Trust on the design of this exciting new community building at Filey Country Park. The Filey Discovery building will provide a brand new educational and community facility at the heart of the country park. Native are supporting the trust towards achieving planning permission for the project,…

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