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A guide to repair and details of newer technologies regarding masonry clad steel-framed buildings.
A look at Scottish slate, and quarries where reopening could be investigated.
Information on investigating and recording historic monuments.
A study of environment friendly methods for treatment of dry rot.
A review of soiling and decay and the suitability of a range of repair methods.
An account of techniques for the care and repair of plasterwork from the first part of the 1600s.
Practical advice on archaeological issues when developing a site in a historic town or city.
An outline of ferrous metal cladding in Scotland, with discussion of guidance, documentation and conservation techniques.
Details of turf construction in Scotland, with case studies and discussion of maintenance and conservation.
A note giving guidance on stone masonry decay, and a detailed description of survey and recording methods and approaches.
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.