Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
Literature Review - Mortars in Historic Buildings
A literature review focusing on published research regarding mortar materials.
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.
Volumes 1 & 2
A volume celebrating the legacy of one of Scotland's most successful and internationally renowned industrial firms of the 1800s.
A publication on the design of shops in Scotland, including a gazetteer of retail buildings.
Scotland's Traditional Building Materials
A consideration of current provision, challenges and opportunities
Our report into Scotland's traditional building materials details the status of commonly used traditional building materials in Scotland.
Scottish Roofing Slate
A report on the geological properties of slate and its usability for roofing.
Soft Capping in Scotland
This Research Report covers the use of plants on masonry to preserve traditional buildings.