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See you in the New Year!

Merry Christmas to all and the Native Team will be back in the office on the 3rd January!

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York Guild of Media Arts New Master Ann Gurnell

Monday nights York Guild of Media Arts AGM at the Old School House gallery on Peasholme Green saw Ann Gurnell installed as the new Master. Sally Walker congratulates Ann on her new role as Master and looks forward to an exciting year ahead.The Guild of Media arts was formed in 2014 as the lifelong custodian of York’s…

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Native N!

Our new office build is progressing quickly now! With amazing plastering work by UK Hempcrete, they have created a Native ‘N’ truth window to reveal the hempcrete wall behind, in what will be our new meeting room.

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Winners of the Business Services Awards

Last week Native attended the Farm Business Show in Birmingham, with a stand showcasing our natural approach to building design. Whilst there, we were nominated for the Business Services Award! The Show’s team say their Industry Awards – which includes the Business Services Award – are to focus on key areas in rural businesses highlighting and…

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Native attending Home Building & Renovation Show!

Native will be at stall C253, at the Home Building & Renovation show in Harrogate this weekend! We are sharing the stand with Ecolime and have a range of products and samples displayed, as well as the Ecolime & Native team ready to answer questions! To find out more about the show go to the…

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Farm Business Innovation Show

Native will be exhibiting at the Farm Business Innovation Show on the 8th & 9th November. We will be showcasing our projects that look at rural diversification. The team at the Farm Business show has posted a blog about Native and our project at William’s Den and how we put sustainability at the forefront of…

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Congratulations Rachel!

Over the past year Rachel has been working hard towards achieving her Part 3 qualification in order to become a registered Chartered Architect, whilst continuing to work hard as part of the Native Team. It has been a long year for her but yesterday we found out that her hard work paid off, as she has…

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Discover Filey!

Native has been working alongside Discover Filey Development Trust Limited to create a new educational building with indoor and outdoor recreational facilities on the site of the Filey Country Park. A piece was recently written in the Yorkshire Coast Radio news page regarding the proposed plans and the progress being made with Scarborough Council. To find out…

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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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