Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
This INFORM guide gives guidance on identifying problems in boundary walls and their causes, the steps which can be taken to lessen such threats and correct repair techniques where problems do occur.
"Domestic Chimneys and Flues" is an INFORM guide to flue and chimney systems, their common faults and the principles of how to deal with them, produced by Historic Environment Scotland.
This INFORM guide provides guidance on decorative glass in a domestic context. The different kinds of glass are all described as are the differing construction techniques associated with each type.
This guide aims to raise awareness of the importance and complexity of dry stone walling in Scotland, and describes the maintenance tasks that can be performed to prolong the life of such walls.
"Earth and Clay Construction" is an INFORM guide that provides detailed information on recognising common forms of earth and clay construction and their repair and maintenance.
Our Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) handbook offers practical guidance and information to those involved in the process.
"Exterior Masonry Steps" is an INFORM guide that offers owners of buildings information on masonry steps, their different forms and parts, and the repair and maintenance issues that can arise.
An INFORM guide giving a brief history of Scottish doors, identification of faults and methods of repair and maintenance.
"External consultation: Places, People and Planning" is our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the Places, People and Planning Position Statement in June 2017.
Short Guide 1
A series of practical solutions to improving energy efficiency in traditional and historic buildings.
This INFORM guide gives an outline of materials used for finials and terminals, with guidance on repair and maintenance.
Conference proceedings (1998) covering fire legislation, protection measures and fire management in historic buildings.