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. It provides a starting point for developing a strategy to maintain and encourage the availability of traditional materials for use in repairing existing buildings and creating new ones.
Researchers, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts
05 April 2017
Historic Environment Scotland
Research, Research and Study Report, Technical, Advice & Guidance
The Engine Shed is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and National Open College Network (NOCN).
The Engine Shed has been supported by a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to share knowledge of traditional building materials, develop skills and raise standards in conservation for traditional buildings.