Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
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.
Conservation of Timber Sash and Case Windows
"Conservation of Timber Sash and Case Windows" provides advice on inspecting windows to assess repair requirements accurately and describes appropriate repair techniques.
Conversion of Traditional Buildings Parts 1 & 2
Guide for Practitioners 6
Advice for practitioners, developers, building owners and local authorities regarding the application of the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004 to the conversion of traditional buildings.
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.
Measured Survey and Building Recording
Guide for Practitioners 4
A historical overview of the production and use of iron, along with guidance on appraisal and conservation techniques.
Rural Buildings of the Lothians
Guide for Practitioners 1
Building advice and information to support repairs and sensitive conversions of rural buildings in the Lothians.
Scottish Iron Structures
Guide for Practitioners 5
An overview of the production and use of Scottish cast iron, along with guidance on appraisal and conservation.
Guide for Practitioners
A guide to stonecleaning, covering sandstone characteristics, effects of soiling agents, and comparisons of cleaning methods.