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The Construction of the Tower of Babel; Unknown; Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany; about 1400 - 1410. Courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program

The Construction of the Tower of Babel; Unknown; Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany; about 1400 – 1410. Courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program

Why Join?

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 an academic 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 Construction History Society is an international organisation and has members from all parts of the world. We cover Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Prospective members in the Americas are invited to join our American affiliated organisation, the Construction History Society of America, which includes subscription to our journal.

Membership benefits include:

How much does it Cost?

The annual UK subscription is just £35.00 (GBP)  and is renewable on the 1 January each year.

Students and those under 25 may join for a reduced rate of just £20 a year.

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How do I join?

Simply click on the Subscribe button below. Payments are completely secure and taken through PayPal using all major credit cards or direct debit. The subscribe feature allows you to set up a continual payment so you don’t have to rejoin every year.



Q. I live in the USA. Can I join the CHS or do I have to join the CHSA?
A. CHSA is the organisation for you. It carries all the benefits of CHS membership plus events in the USA and a regional magazine.

Q. I live outside the UK. Why would I join the CHS?
A. The journal carries articles from all over the world and is the leading journal in the field. Our conferences are residential and allow you to meet people from all over the world who share the same interests.

Q. Do you take foreign currencies?
A. You can pay with any currency using the subscription button above.

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