Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
An Architectural History of the University of Glasgow
Appealing to a wide audience this is a prestigious publication which celebrates some of Glasgow's most recognisable buildings.
How is cast iron made? Find out by using chocolate and sugar to cast an edible object of your own.
Green Recovery Statement for The Historic Environment
Using Scotland’s Past to Support Our Future
Our historic environment can make a vital contribution to Scotland’s green recovery from the pandemic and its transition to net zero and a climate resilient society. Find out how in this Statement.
Guide to Energy Retrofit of Traditional Buildings
This guide looks into the thermal retrofit of traditional buildings to improve their energy performance, through a range of fabric improvements measures to different elements of a structure.
How Was It Built? Colouring Sheets
Colour in some of your favourite Historic Environment Scotland sites like Stirling Castle, Melrose Abbey, or the Blackhouse in Arnol.
How Was It Built? Wordsearches
Can you complete our wordsearches about Scotland's traditional buildings and materials?
Make it with Paper: Scotland's Historic Places
Build some of Scotland's amazing historic places - with paper!
Technical Paper 34
Energy consumption and behaviour profiles for eight traditionally built dwellings
This paper gives an insight into the energy consumption and occupier comfort and behaviour for eight traditionally build dwellings in Edinburgh and surroundings.