Tag: traditional buildings

John Allan: The Experimental Architect

Tuesday 1 October 2019


John Allan was an experimental architect, using different styles and traditional building materials to craft beautiful buildings in Stirling and beyond. Read on to discover more about his creations.

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.

Shining a spotlight on Scotland’s traditional buildings

Wednesday 5 June 2019


Scotland’s traditional buildings mean different things to different people. They’ve changed over the years, with some even being re-purposed. In this blog, our volunteers tell us about their favourite traditional building in Scotland, and why it’s so special to them.

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.

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