Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
A Survey of Thatched Buildings in Scotland
This publication is a photographic survey of thatched buildings in Scotland, surveyed between May 2014 and August 2015 by Zoe Herbert, on behalf of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
Development of Sash and Case Windows
"Development of Sash and Case Windows" is a detailed account of the historical evolution of the sash and case window, detailing the gradual technical and aesthetic refinements.
Early Medieval Sculpture and the Production of Meaning, Value and Place
The Case of Hilton of Cadboll
A research report designed to gain an understanding of meaning and values surrounding early medieval sculpture.
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.
Macduff Slate Research Report
Reports on the research into the viability of reinstating a supply of indigenous Scottish slate.
Painted ceilings from 16th and 17th century properties
A technical paper commissioned in collaboration with AOC Archaeology providing information on a collection of painted ceilings from 16th and 17th century properties.
A publication on the design of shops in Scotland, including a gazetteer of retail buildings.