Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Lauriston Terrace, Edinburgh
This Refurbishment Case Study describes insulation work to five flats in a 19th century traditional domestic tenement completed by Lister Housing Co-operative.
A series of case studies that demonstrate how our historic environment can make a vital contribution to Scotland’s green recovery from the pandemic and its transition to net zero and a climate resilient society.
"Conservation of Timber Sash and Case Windows" provides advice on inspecting windows to assess repair requirements accurately and describes appropriate repair techniques.
A short guide for homeowners
Information regarding the maintenance and repair of sash and case windows.
This INFORM guide provides a basic introduction to the maintenance and repair of traditional sash and case windows.
Indoor Environmental Quality in Refurbishment
An overview of health issues related to building refurbishment.
A case study of the blackhouse at 42 Arnol, Lewis.
Details of turf construction in Scotland, with case studies and discussion of maintenance and conservation.
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.
Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings
A scoping study on indoor air quality and efficiency in traditional buildings.
This case study illustrated how a distinctive old school building has been brought back to life as part of a new private residential development.
This case study illustrates how a 200-year-old school building in Forfar town centre was transformed to provide much-needed affordable homes.