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Hutton Wandesley Stables, Walled Garden & Botanicum

Native obtained Planning and Building Regulations consents for this stunning Victorian stable block which is now converted and renovated into over 650 sq m of luxury holiday accommodation with original features retained. The project is located at Hutton Wandesley Estate, a privately owned 3000 acre estate in the Vale of York in the custodianship of the York…

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Lucius Books (York): Conservation Repair and Upgrading of Historic Grade II Listed Building

Architect Chris Walker and Part 1 architecture student Naomi Mason attend a site meeting at 70 Micklegate, York, checking the building fabric condition. Native is acting as Conservation Architects as Ebor Construction carry out  a comprehensive scheme of conservation repair and upgrading  to prepare the historic Grade II* listed building for its new role for…

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Running Home

Naomi from the Native team is running her first half marathon this month.  Naomi has taken the plunge to raise money for a cause she is passionate about – housing! Naomi says “home is a human right and the foundation of our lives, and yet what should be a safe space that allows people to…

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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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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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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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Celebrating Women in Architecture #EmbraceEquity

“On International Women’s Day 2023 it is important to celebrate women’s achievements and the increasing visibility of women in our profession while calling out inequality. At Native Architects we have built a workplace where women thrive alongside the valued men in the practice and embrace equity in the profession.  Our current gender ratio is 70%…

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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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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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We’re Celebrating 25 Years

Native Architects are celebrating 25 years in business and we would like to thank all our clients for helping us grow. As part of our anniversary celebrations we have asked some of our clients to place a wildflower seeded paper star in a favourite place in their home or building and asked them to take…

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