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Access to the Materials Library

Access to the Materials Library: The Lighthouse is currently closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. This means that The Materials Library at The Lighthouse, as well as the Timber Awards Exhibition, are closed until further notice. The good news is that you can still access the digital materials library on

A&DS offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh are closed, but staff are working remotely. Thank you for your understanding, and we hope that you stay safe and well.

Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival 2021

Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival programme issued, with the organisers turning their eyes to the future, COP26, and the sustainability of traditional buildings in a dynamic

Why Your Material Choice Matters

As designers, we play a critical role in the material choice used in construction projects. These choices affect more than just the performance of a

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