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A half day seminar that will give attendees an overview of the development of Scottish architectural design and construction from ancient times through to the post-medieval period.
This seminar explores the use of stone in Scotland from prehistory to the present, with an overview of geology, petrography, mineralogy and material characteristics.
Discussion of traditional stone use in Scotland, from drystone walls to fine ashlar, including vernacular and regional styles, and how various agents of decay affect the material
The progress in Scottish architectural design and construction techniques during the crucial 18th and 19th centuries
This one day seminar will investigate how the conservation movement grew in Scotland from the 18th through to the late 20th century, and the enshrinement of current principles in international charters.
A discussion of how to assess repair requirements, establish the correct level of intervention and decide the criteria used for specifying alternative types of stone repairs.
Part of the Engine Shed Heavy Metal Week, this event will delve into the history of Scottish ironwork and its conservation.
How to devise a repair strategy, establish objectives and priorities, identify outcomes, and determine feasibility of a project.
We invite you to join our Mötley Crüe at the Engine Shed for a weekend of ‘heavy metal’ at its best.
The importance of assessing and understanding the cultural significance of an historic site and its application in the development of a conservation plans or statements.