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Breathing Joy Into the Community

Native Architects are delighted to have been appointed by Peacock and Verity to transform 15 Silver Street, Masham, an early eighteenth-century derelict building, into a new sustainable community space offering town services, housing, education and employment. With its new identity and fully restored historic fabric, 15 Silver Street will showcase an Edwardian tearoom, a heritage…

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Green Transformation for 32 Market Place in Malton

We’re delighted to announce that planning permission and Listed Building consent have been secured by Native on behalf of the owners, Fitzwilliam (Malton) Estate, for the alterations and new works to allow conversion of 32 Market Place in Malton to offices. This Grade II listed landmark building, situated in the Market Place in Malton, was…

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Hemplime: A natural solution to sustainable, energy efficient and zero carbon buildings

Native Architects has been committed to using natural, locally sourced building materials and contractors for over 25 years and our office building, The Granary, is testament to what we advocate. The conversion of the 19th century traditionally constructed clamp brick granary farm building was conducted as a self-build project by the Native team who completed all the work, apart from the electrical…

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A Landmark for Native Architects

A Landmark for Native Architects  We’re delighted that a building we designed in Husthwaite, North Yorkshire, the new village hall, is featured in the revised North Riding of Yorkshire volume of Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s masterful national survey, The Buildings of England. The book, which has recently been re- published has been revised by Dr Jane…

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Healthy on the Inside

We were delighted to be asked by Friends of the Dales to write an article for the Yorkshire Dales Review Magazine – Spring Edition (Building Environment). Our article titled ‘Healthy on the Inside’ takes a look at how interior wall insulation can improve the energy efficiency of older properties without spoiling their historic character.  

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Georgian House Retrofit, Bishop Wilton

Retrofitting is the act of fitting new systems designed for high energy efficiency and low energy consumption to buildings previously built without them. Retrofitting a building also improves amenities for the building’s occupants and improves the performance of the building. Native Architects were commissioned to carry out a full retrofit on a Georgian brick house located…

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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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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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Monkbridge House Hotel, 17 Huntington Road, York

Native Architects has been commissioned to modernise and reorder the old Palm Court Hotel in the centre of York. The brief was to give the period property a fresh look and make it more comfortable, quieter and attractive for guests while using the latest methods, materials, combined with traditional craftsmanship to make the exterior of…

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