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Hot-mixed Lime Mortars: Microstructure and Functional Performance
A paper presenting technical evidence for the use of hot-mixed lime mortars in the conservation of masonry structures.
Specifying hot-mixed lime mortars
A report examining the use of hot-mixed lime mortars for the repair, conservation and restoration of traditional masonry structures in the UK and Ireland.
A Review of Hot-Mixed External Lime Coatings in Scotland 1997-2016
A review of traditional buildings/structures in Scotland where hot-mixed lime mortars have been used for the repair or re-instatement of their external coatings since 1997.
Historic Literature Review of Traditional Lime Mortars
This Technical Paper is a review of historic literature relating to lime mortars, focusing on historic texts from 160BC - 1955
Historic External Lime Finishes in Scotland
A paper exploring historic external lime coatings on traditional buildings.
This paper is a survey and discussion as well as gazetteer of different styles of pointing and joint finishing found in Scotland.
A report on restoration schemes in Edinburgh's New Town.
A guide tackling issues relating to building decay.
Proceedings of a conference in 2002 to broaden the understanding of timber as a building material.
An introduction to tidal energy in the historic environment.