Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
Technical, Advice & Guidance (199)
INFORM Guide (60)
Case Study (41)
Refurbishment Case Studies (37)
Technical Advice Notes (26)
Short Guide (14)
Guides for Practitioners (9)
Conference Proceedings (8)
Reference Report (3)
Owner and Occupier Guide (2)
Focus Magazine (1)
General Interest (1)
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.
Building Knowledge: An Architectural History of the University of Glasgow
A unique collaboration between Historic Environment Scotland and the University of Glasgow has resulted in this lavishly illustrated book about the University’s architectural history.
Building Stone Resources of the United Kingdom Map
Building Stone Resources of the United Kingdom Map - This map is published by the British Geological Survey, and is a joint venture with HES and other principle heritage and industry bodies.
Building with Scottish Stone
This guide aims to encourage use of stone sourced from Scotland’s working quarries and to provide a better understanding of those mineralogical properties that give each stone its distinctive quality.
Chemical Consolidants and Water Repellents for Sandstone
This report presents the findings of a 2-year project researching the use and effectiveness of consolidants and water repellents on Scottish sandstones.
Coastal Archaeology and Erosion in Scotland
Results of a conference held to address the effects of coastal erosion on sites and monuments in Scotland and the best ways of mitigating this recently-recognised threat.
Conservation of Historic Graveyards
"Conservation of Historic Graveyards" outlines proceedings taken from the seminar in November 2001 run jointly with Historic Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
Conservation of Historic Graveyards: Guide for Practitioners 2
Covers technical conservation issues relating to various elements of the graveyard with advice on specialised repair and conservation techniques and an inventory of Scottish sites.