About Native Narrative
We believe considered architectural design raises standards of living and should be accessible for everyone.
This is why we specialise in design development and construction of prototypes and building concepts. Well designed buildings that can be easily duplicated, aiming to raise standards of living and strengthen communities around the world.
We collaborate with Charities, NGO's, local Universities and Governments from the start of the design process & strives for region-influenced design while creating employment opportunities along the way.
Jakob Gate -
Architectural Design Lead
Prior to starting Native Narrative Jakob worked for leading design studios in the U.K. China & Indonesia on projects ranging in scale from masterplanning to furniture.
Design studios Jakob have worked with includes but is not limited to: Heatherwick Studio, Softroom, Foster & Partners.
As a founding partner Jakob is responsible for all architectural design development. Read more about Jakob here.
Rosamie Cabe - Community Facilitator
Rosamie is responsible for data collection, field research and facilitates activities supporting the Learning Center implementation in each of the villages in the Philippines.
Cecilie Wang -
Prior to starting Native Narrative Cecilie managed international High-end Exhibition projects from early brief and conceptual development to site management and finished inhabited construction.
Cecilie has successfully delivered projects in the following cities: London, Berlin, Brussels, Barcelona, Vancouver, Washington, Seoul and in her native Copenhagen.
As a founding partner Cecilie is responsible for all project mangement & business growth. Read more about Cecilie here.
Josefa Pizon - Community Facilitator
Josefa is one of the key initiators of the Learning Center projects and have actively worked with various groups in rural villages in the Philippines the past 20 years.
Merlina Lumakin -
Native Material Coordinator
Together with her team of weavers, Merlina assists Native Narrative with the production of interior materials for our architecture projects in the Philippines.
Anecita Gelsano - Community Facilitator
Anecita is responsible for data collection, field research and facilitates activities supporting the Learning Center implementation in each of the villages.