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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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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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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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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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York Gin Gets Green Light

We’re delighted to announce that our client York Gin has just secured planning permission from York City Council to go ahead with their new shop, visitor experience, and an upstairs bar in the Coppergate Centre in York. The multifaceted visitor attraction will be constructed within the former Boots the Chemist Building and will consist of…

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New Natives

We are delighted to welcome Camlo Sheppard, John Brooksbank-Levery and Hanna Radwanska to the Native team. Camlo recently graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA(Hons) in Architecture.  Cam has a particular interest in historic buildings and their conservation as well as a strong understanding of sustainable design. Sheffield School of Architecture is a…

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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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