Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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A publication on the design of shops in Scotland, including a gazetteer of retail buildings.
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.
This preliminary report from Historic Environment Scotland summarises the data on listed and unlisted drill hall structures in Scotland.
This preliminary report from Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service summarises the data on listed and unlisted court buildings in Scotland.
A report on the geological properties of slate and its usability for roofing.
A Measured Survey of a 19th Century Farmstead
Report on the measured survey of Skaill Farm in 2017-18
A study commissioned by Historic Scotland, the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Architecural Heritage fund to review the Building Preservation Trusts in Scotland.
Thermal Performance of Traditional Windows
Research from testing the thermal performance of traditional sash and case windows.
In-Situ U-Value Measurements in Traditional Buildings - Preliminary Results
Results of in-situ U-valve measurements of various solid stonewalls in five traditional Scottish buildings.
Energy Modelling Analysis of a Traditionally Built Scottish Tenement Flat
A report on four different energy modelling methodologies in relation to a traditional tenement flat.
Energy Modelling in Traditional Scottish Houses
A paper looking at energy modelling for three typical traditionally built dwellings in Scotland.
Energy Modelling of a Mid 19th Century Villa - Baseline performance and improvement options
A summary assessment of a traditional villa's energy performance and internal comfort conditions.