kinlochluichart Church Ross-shire

A Parliamentary Church

This week we are out in Ross-shire surveying a parliamentary church. On a damp day surrounded by trees, the midges are out in force. Balancing an umbrella, a tape measure and notepad while also swatting away flies is a special art that every architect in the Highlands must master.

Stone repair and conservation at St Johns Chapel on the Black Isle

The Many Flavours of Lime

Work started on conservation work at St Johns Chapel on the Black Isle, removing the vegetation to reveal the enclosure walls, and are raking out the loose mortar ready for repair work to begin.

The question of which lime mortar mix to use has been the “hot” topic of the week.

Stone repair and conservation at St Andrews Cathedral Inverness

Tricky Transepts

Planning and preparation will help to ensure that you job goes as smoothly as possible. There is always going to be a surprise once work starts, so it is best to stay flexible and be prepared to adapt your strategy in response to changing circumstances to ensure that you hit your project goals.

Green Living Expo 2019 Inverness Ice Centre

Green Living Expo 2019

Got a query about improving the energy efficiency of traditional buildings?

Director of MAAC Studio, Calum Maclean will be answering your questions and providing advice and guidance to home owners on the best way to upgrade a traditional building at the Green Living Expo on May 4th at the Inverness Ice Centre.