STONE GETS A CLEAN BILL
The Scottish Conservation Bureau's new report explores the damaging effects of cleaning regimes on natural stone. The Consequences of Past Stonecleaning Intervention on Future Policy and Resources includes stonemason surveys, cleaned/uncleaned facade comparisons and a mapping system for decay. Call 0131 668 8638 for more details.
OFF THE FRAME
The benefits of off-the-frame structural brickwork over conventional multi-storey cavity wall construction are explored in Off the Frame Brickwork:
Analysis of the Data from Winterton House by the Brick Development Association. The report is based on the award-winning 25-storey steel frame tower block that was refurbished with an innovative form of brickwork construction. See www. brick. org. uk to find out more.