3 ways to keep up with conservation from home
Monday 5 October 2020
Discover how we’ve been keeping you connected with conservation online, whether you're looking for fun with the family, or are a conservation professional.
Old buildings can’t be energy efficient, right?
Thursday 27 August 2020
Over 20% of Scotland’s houses are traditional buildings. Can we make them more energy efficient while making sure their historic character is preserved? Senior Technical Officer Lila explores three projects doing just that.
Outreach & Beyond: Life as a Conservation Intern
Thursday 28 March 2019
Ever wondered what it’s like interning with us? Chris Droog spent a year with our team crafting engaging exhibitions, and helping with building advice publications. Here he tells us about his experience.
Reusing Historic Buildings: The Green Choice
Thursday 30 August 2018
Steven from our Heritage Directorate gives four great examples of how traditional buildings can be re-purposed to become sustainable and energy-efficient homes and workplaces.
A Snapshot of Conservation: Caring for Scotland’s Historic Places
Wednesday 18 July 2018
From prehistoric villages to grand castles, some of our historic places are thousands of years old. Ever wondered how they’re still here today? Go behind-the-scenes with our conservation team to find out.
Sustainable Conservation at Melrose Abbey Brewery
Friday 15 June 2018
Robert the Bruce loved Melrose Abbey so much that he chose it as the final resting place for his heart. Did you know that this magnificent ruin also once housed a brewery? Discover more about its origins, and find out about the conservation technique we're using to care for it's surrounding walls.