Please note, full-day tickets have sold out for this event.
Vernacular building materials are items found and used locally by amateur builders. They can also be simple manufactured materials used for common or utilitarian buildings. In these three morning talks, you will hear how and where these materials were used in Scotland over time.
We will explore the ways surviving examples are studied and catalogued. We will also share initiatives taking place to enhance our understanding of the sustainable characteristics of these materials and their contribution to Scotland’s historic built environment.
A networking lunch will provide you with the opportunity to continue discussions and explore the Engine Shed.
In the afternoon, there will be a tour of the unique collection of restored Nissen huts at the Cultybraggan PoW camp at Comrie, followed by a visit to the recent construction of a traditional turf hut at Comrie Croft.
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