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.
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.
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.
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.
Exploring tenement building details: a walk around Edinburgh
Tuesday 22 December 2020
Scottish tenements boast many beautiful details. Take a tenement tour around Edinburgh and discover some of the unique flourishes that make these buildings so special.
5 things you might not know about Robert Stevenson
Thursday 6 August 2020
Robert Stevenson was famous for designing and building many of Scotland's historic lighthouses in the late 1700s. Discover more about the engineer who constructed wonders of engineering that have stood the test of time.