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)
Fire Safety Management in Traditional Buildings
Guide for Practitioners 7
A guide to identifying and assessing fire risk, with advice on management and an overview of legislation.
Our annual magazine showcasing technical conservation within Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and our partners.
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.
Historic Scotland Traditional Building Materials Conference 1997
Papers on the value of traditional building materials and techniques and promoting the use of Scottish resources.
INFORM Guide: Tenement Maintenance
This INFORM guide provides information about the maintenance and management of repairs in a shared building.
Inform Guide: Biological growth on masonry
This INFORM guide provides an overview of the types of biological growths that are commonly found on Scottish building and historic structures, and gives advice on their monitoring and management.
Inform Guide: Bird Control in Historic Buildings
This INFORM guide document examines measures that can be taken to minimise the threat birds pose to our built heritage environment and the ways in which they can be controlled.