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Whitby Abbey Visitor Centre Reducing Carbon Emissions

Native Architects are delighted to have been appointed by English Heritage to act as Conservation Architect for the Grade I Listed and Scheduled Monument that forms the Whitby Abbey Visitor Centre main building and site. The aim of the project is to replace a defective and failing roof covering with a new stainless steel roof…

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Say cheese! The Courtyard Dairy, Austwick, Near Settle

The Courtyard Dairy is an award-winning cheese monger situated on the outskirts of Austwick, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland AONB. Since its opening in 2012, owners Kathy and Andy Swinscoe have developed a thriving business storing, maturing and selling high quality farmhouse cheeses direct from individual…

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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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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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New House in Goathland

We are delighted to have received planning approval for a new dwelling in Goathland in the North York Moors National Park and in a conservation area.  The existing house on the site is a tired, 1930s bungalow with concrete tiles and a chalet style exterior an incongruous addition to the village. The new house will…

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Looking for an architect for the first time?

Want to make changes to your home and not quite sure if you need any architect? Recent RIBA research demonstrates, our homes, now more than ever, play an integral role in our physical and mental wellbeing, so it’s important that they are tailored to our individual needs.  A good architect will propose solutions and develop your brief…

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Green in every way

Native Architects are celebrating 25 years of creating low carbon constructed, beautiful, sustainable, and inspiring buildings.  To celebrate our anniversary, Native teamed up with St Nicks and planted 100 trees as part of the Green Corridors York Project. Green Corridors York is a project which includes several sites in the York District, including Clifton Ings,…

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Retrofitting: All Hallows Leeds

We’re delighted to announce that work has begun on the new zinc roof at All Hallows Leeds.  Our client came to us with a problematic uninsulated and leaking church roof covered in concrete tiles that were cracking and in constant need of repair.  We designed a new roof clad in zinc coated steel sheet and…

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