The Construction History Society is the society for all those who are enthusiastic about any aspect of the history of construction. Our members come from all walks of life. You might be someone who has an interesting story to tell, someone who collects items to do with buildings or any scholar who works on the history of buildings. We encourage people to take an interest in how the world around them has been built and those that built it.
The Society is devoted to the promotion and study of the history of construction. It aims to identify and protect sources of information and archives to do with construction history and to organise and sponsor events and publications that help achieve these aims. It has members from all over the world.
Read more about the benefits of membership and how to join here.
Still confused about what construction history is? Read more here
Our AGM and the Fourth Annual Conference on Construction History will be held in Cambridge 7 and 8 April 2017 with tours of buildings on Sunday 9 April and an annual lecture and dinner on the Saturday night.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
We are inviting abstracts for papers to be delivered at the conference. Abstracts must be submitted by 30 September 2016. Details available: here
The AGM will take place in the Fitzpatrick Hall in Queens’ College, Cambridge at 11.30 on Saturday 8 April (Tea and biscuits available from 11.00). It will be followed by the Construction History Society Annual Lecture.
Construction History Society
c/o Department of Architecture
Cambridge University, Scroope Terrace
Cambridge, CB1 1PX