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A guide to applying archaeological techniques to thatch and thatching in Scotland.
Spotlight on Architects series
A series of short essays on the diverse and fascinating work of a selection of Scotland’s talented local architects and architects’ departments.
HES and City of Edinburgh Council have worked together to produce this short publication in response to the growing interest in buildings of this dynamic period of architecture and town planning.
Collecting and Sharing Memories
A guide on how to undertake your own oral history recording.
A guide to Scottish geology and stone working methods.
Researching Scotland's Towns and Cities
Guides to help you research Scotland's buildings and urban spaces using archives, online databases and newspapers.
Investigating Buildings and Urban Spaces
Guides to help you investigate, understand and survey Scotland's buildings and urban spaces.
This comprehensive guide – illustrated with a wealth of photographs, maps and drawings – takes readers on a tour of both place and time.
Scotland’s Sporting Buildings brings the special interest of these sites and structures to life for the first time in a fascinating and accessible guide.