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From time to time we have guest posts from partners, visitors and friends of the Engine Shed.

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Designing for health: architecture in older buildings

Monday 3 October 2022


Find out how health was historically taken into account in the design of buildings and why it's now more relevant than ever.

“The greenest building is the one that already exists”: How traditional buildings are key to a circular society

Wednesday 20 July 2022


The construction and demolition industry is responsible for huge amounts of waste every year, in the UK accounting for around 60% of material use and waste. Madeleine Clark explores how traditional buildings are part of the solution.

Tour the quarries and fields that built Scotland, and could help us reach a low carbon future

Tuesday 2 November 2021


Join us on a virtual tour to find out more about Scotland's historic building materials, where they come from, what they have been used for, and ways they can help us build a sustainable future.

A day in the life of a conservation scientist

Thursday 11 February 2021


What is a conservation scientist? What do they do? And how do they do it? Sarah Hamilton is one of four scientists based at our conservation centre in Stirling and is here to help you find out! Read on to learn about everything from analysing some of the most spectacular and rare fossils in the British Isles, to data processing from the kitchen table...

Meet our volunteers: Kristin

Friday 5 June 2020


Our volunteers meet and greet our visitors, help with events and make sure even our wee-est visitors have lots of fun. Catch up with volunteer Kristin, to discover what it's like being an Engine Shed volunteer.

A slate tour of Scotland: shaping historic roofs

Friday 22 November 2019


In this blog join us for a tour around Scotland, from the Highlands to the "slate islands", to learn all about Scottish slate and how it began to form 700 million years ago.

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