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Scotland’s beautiful brick buildings

Friday 15 October 2021


From the highest tower in Dundee to Bute's incredible Victorian glazed brick toilets, we explore Scotland's skillfully crafted brick buildings.

How to storm-proof your older building or home

Thursday 30 September 2021


Scotland's changing climate means there will be more severe weather events, like storms, in the future. Find out what this means for older buildings and some of the steps you can take to protect your historic home.

7 steps to become a conservation master

Monday 16 August 2021


From scaling rooftops to exploring forgotten and forlorn ruins, careers in technical building conservation call for a sense of adventure! Discover seven steps to becoming a conservation master and how you can take your career further with our Msc.

Sustainable Homes: Plastic Free Solutions For Your Building Refurbishment

Thursday 8 July 2021


Make small scale DIY repairs and refurbishing jobs around your house more plastic-free and less reliant on materials using fossil fuels.

Sundials, fountains and glasshouses: three gems you might find in Scotland’s historic gardens

Wednesday 2 June 2021


We’ve all got to know our local green spaces pretty well lately. But there are still hidden gems out there in Scotland’s landscapes for you to uncover. Here we take a look at glasshouses, fountains and sundials.

Down to Earth: Scotland’s Earth Building Past and Future

Wednesday 21 April 2021


When thinking about Scotland’s historic places, stone might be the first ancient building material that comes to mind. Scotland’s traditional...

A Spotter’s Guide: Scotland’s Historic High Streets

Thursday 25 March 2021


We all have memories connected to our high streets. But our high streets are more than just our memories. In this blog, take a trip down Scotland’s historic high streets and learn how to spot the historic features that make traditional shopfronts so special.

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