Role: Architect & Interior Designer
2015 - Current
Established in 1997, Native Places are an award winning provider of more than 1,750 serviced apartments in London alone. Providing access to a comprehensive network which spans the UK’s most desirable postcodes and offers affordable alternatives to space-squeezed hotel rooms. Archer Humphryes have been appointed as architect for the team and Ares Investment Management, evaluating whether sites are suitable for apartment hotel use, putting the local team together, creating the planning strategy, architecture and interior design concepts, delivering the construction with multiple partners and generating brand standards for the company.
Each apartment reflects the local area, be it urban minimalism set against a backdrop of sleek sky-scrapers or old-world elegance cosseted against a Victorian warehouse. With the space, flexibility and freedom of a home, the security of a hotel and complimentary guides detailing each area’s hidden hotspots, guests can truly immerse themselves in local London life.
Projects to date include London sites, Manchester, York, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, Bristol and Cambridge.