Tag: earth building in scotland

What can builders of the past teach us about sustainable building methods?

Monday 19 February 2024


At its core, vernacular building is about local knowledge and local materials. Our Vernacular Buildings Craft Fellow, Ross, shares his experience of working on vernacular buildings across Scotland and explains how they could help modern building practices become more sustainable.

Down to Earth: Scotland’s Earth Building Past and Future

Wednesday 21 April 2021


When thinking about Scotland’s historic places, stone might be the first ancient building material that comes to mind. Scotland’s traditional...