Category: Heritage

From Scotland to Slovakia: cave dwellings and community heritage

Wednesday 6 November 2019


The way people live and the buildings they live in has changed drastically over time. In the countryside, many rural homes from hundreds of years ago have disappeared back into the earth. But in both Slovakia and Scotland, their stories, and some of the structures themselves, still remain. Delve into cave dwelling history and community heritage.

The traditional skills that built Scotland

Tuesday 27 August 2019


Discover the traditional skills that have been used for hundreds of years to create Scotland's historic buildings and how they're still being used today.

The importance of roots: Scotland’s built history

Tuesday 9 July 2019


What makes Scotland's traditional buildings so special? Engine Shed intern Marilyn explores Scotland's built heritage in this blog.

Robert Brown: The Unsung Hero of Georgian Edinburgh

Tuesday 18 December 2018


Who was Robert Brown, the unsung hero of Georgian Edinburgh? Discover more about the architect that shaped the traditional buildings in Edinburgh's elegant New Town.

The Road to UNESCO World Heritage Status

Wednesday 4 April 2018


With World Heritage day just around the corner, what does it take for a site to gain the prized World Heritage status? Find out from Miles Oglethorpe, Head of Industrial Heritage at Historic Environment Scotland!

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