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.
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.
Alexander Greek Thomson: Glasgow’s Great Visionary Builder
Thursday 9 April 2020
Classical architecture, Alexander "Greek" Thomson is one of Scotland's most influential architects. As his work becomes increasingly popular over 140 years after his death, we take a look into his life and achievements.
The Engine Shed has been supported by a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to create Scotland’s dedicated building conservation centre. It enables us to encourage understanding of traditional building materials and skills among the public and professionals and raise standards in conservation for traditional buildings.