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Join members of Historic Environment Scotland’s Climate Change Team for this handling session to learn about the sustainable materials used in the construction of the Engine Shed.
Take inspiration from the Engine Shed and design your future eco-building using 3D pens.
Explore far away heritage sites such as St. Kilda with our Virtual Reality Headsets.
An examination of the use of unfired earth construction in Scotland’s historic environment, how a range of materials were used and how these may be repaired.
Children and young adults are invited to join our Christmas Sandy Cards session where they get to decorate a themed card with different coloured sands!
The contribution of brick, terracotta faience and other fired earth products to Scotland's historic environment.
An examination of the fundamental properties and physical characteristics of iron as used in wrought form in early Scottish buildings.
The development of the Scottish cast iron industry and how the material revolutionised the building trade in the 19th century.
A two day course by the CIOB Academy, hosted at the Engine Shed, looking at building conservation for buildings and historic monuments.
A discussion of the origins of Scottish slate roofing from the 16th century to the present, with an emphasis on the material’s sources, characteristics and working practices.