Earth and Vernacular Buildings

This one day seminar at The Engine Shed will explore the local materials and skills used to make Scotland's historic rural houses.

Earth and Vernacular Buildings

About Earth and Vernacular Buildings

This one day seminar will explore the local materials and skills used to make Scotland's historic rural houses. From earth to thatch, timber to stone, these buildings are the original eco-builds.

Please advise of any dietary requirements in advance.

Technical Level: 1

Pricing Information: £40.00 non-members. 10% discount for members.

Please note: Booking essential. Booking information TBC.

Image Credit: Historic Environment Scotland

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Earth and Vernacular Buildings are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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