Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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This guide aims to encourage use of stone sourced from Scotland’s working quarries and to provide a better understanding of those mineralogical properties that give each stone its distinctive quality.
Short Guide 11
The key aspects of the exterior of a traditional building and considers how these can be improved or adapted to increase a building’s resilience to extreme weather events caused by climate change.
Short Guide 1
A series of practical solutions to improving energy efficiency in traditional and historic buildings.
Short Guide 5
These short guides focus on the subject of historic concrete structures in Scotland.
Short Guide 2
Practical guidance on Protecting Traditional Buildings.
Short Guide 6
A background to the history and use of lime mortars in traditional buildings.
Short Guide 9
Maintenance advice for homeowners and those responsible for the maintenance of traditional buildings.
Short Guide 4
A guide to maintaining exterior decorative architectural cast ironwork.
Short Guide 8
Information on the use of micro-renewables in the historic environment.
Short Guide 3
Information on the architectural styles and designs of war memorials most often found in Scotland.
A short guide for homeowners
Information regarding the maintenance and repair of sash and case windows.
Short Guide 12
Information on traditional shopfronts, and their relationships with towns and cities.