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Use and adaptation of listed buildings
This case study illustrated how the use of a planning brief helped to secure the future of a former school building.
This case study illustrates how a 200-year-old school building in Forfar town centre was transformed to provide much-needed affordable homes.
This case study illustrated how a distinctive old school building has been brought back to life as part of a new private residential development.
Five Edinburgh Tenement Flats – Wall and Window Upgrades
A look at a number of upgrade works carried out to five Edinburgh flats.
Rothesay, Installation of insulation and secondary glazing
Information on thermal performance improvements at two residential properties in Rothesay.
Newtongrange, Installation of roof and coom insulation and secondary glazing
Information on thermal upgrades to traditionally built properties in Scotland.
Kincardine Castle, Installation of biomass system
This case study describes the installation and running of a biomass system at Kincardine Castle.
Kirkcudbright - Conservation works to an 18th century townhouse
A case study describing upgrade and refurbishment works on a B-listed 1700s townhouse.
Wauchope Mausoleum, Edinburgh - Interim Roofing Repairs
An examination of the implementation of interim repairs offering short-term protection to traditional or historic structures.
Callendar House Stable Block - Interim repairs to roof, rainwater goods and associated elements
A case study describing temporary repairs to an early 1800s stable block.
Kirkton of Coull, Aberdeenshire
A case study describing thermal improvements to the fabric of an 1800s granite farmhouse in Aberdeenshire.
Howan House, Orkney
A case study describing the renovation and repairs to a 17th century house.