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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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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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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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Return of the Native

After working in Leeds for the past 7 years Lucy re-joins Native Architects. Lucy is a RIBA Chartered Architect with over 10 years experience in practice. Her experience covers a range of sectors including education, housing and commercial with projects from small scale extensions to multi million pound new builds. She always strives to find exciting…

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Plastic: An AlterNATIVE View

FACTS Every year the UK consumes over 5 million tonnes of plastic with nearly a quarter of this by the construction industry. Plastics made from fossil fuels harm the natural environment and they contribute to greenhouse gas emissions at every stage of their lifecycle, from production, refining and the way it is managed as a…

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Breathing new life into three historical Selby buildings

Native Architects will work with Selby Town Council in repairing and bringing back to use the 1811 Selby High School and Selby Cemetery chapels.   We are looking forward to working with Selby Town Council in developing a conservation based approach to the repair and re-use of these historic and culturally important buildings and we…

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