Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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A publication on the design of shops in Scotland, including a gazetteer of retail buildings.
A consideration of current provision, challenges and opportunities
Our report into Scotland's traditional building materials details the status of commonly used traditional building materials in Scotland.
This preliminary report from Historic Environment Scotland summarises the data on listed and unlisted drill hall structures in Scotland.
An overview of the application of the Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI)
This document provides an overview of the impacts of climate change to four of Scotland’s World Heritage sites following application of the Climate Vulnerability Index
This preliminary report from Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service summarises the data on listed and unlisted court buildings in Scotland.
A report on the geological properties of slate and its usability for roofing.
A Measured Survey of a 19th Century Farmstead
Report on the measured survey of Skaill Farm in 2017-18
This Research Report covers the use of plants on masonry to preserve traditional buildings.
Results and Recommendations
Results and recommendations from our studies to see how stakeholders and the wider population view our work.
Interpretation of the Exterior Sculpture and The Identification and Interpretation of the Stirling Heads
Research on the exterior stone sculpture of Stirling Castle Palace and the carved wooden roundels known as the Stirling Heads.
This survey seeks to understand the nature of the stonemasonry sector in Scotland
This document outlines the findings of research into Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Local Development Plans in Scotland.