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.
What is Gothic architecture? A Scotland spotters guide
Wednesday 17 July 2019
What is gothic architecture, what traditional skills were used to create it and how do you spot it in Scotland? Read on to find out.
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.