CHSA Upcoming Events


2014 4th US Biennial Meeting, Minneapolis, November 12th - 14th
Here is the Call for Abstracts, due May 15th, 2014. Further information on the program, registration and accommodations to follow soon.

2015: 5th International Construction History Congress, Chicago - The Call for Abstracts is now available. Please visit the 2015 Conference site for further details.




Given our wide spread and infrequency of national events, a movement has begun to organize informal meetings where construction historians can gather to discuss common interests and issues. The first locations to do this were Boston (contact and New York (contact followed by Chicago (contact Plans are afoot for similar groups in Atlanta and Washington, DC. Contact if you are interested in joining or organizing such a meeting. Membership in CHSA is not mandatory.



CHS and CHSA Past Events

2012 3rd Biennial Meeting, MIT, Boston, MA. Click here for schedule and here for papers

4th International Congress on Construction History, Paris France (click here for more details)

2011 Inventions – The Roles of Disaster and Industrialization in Construction History, New York, NY ( click here for more details)


2010 2nd Biennial Meeting, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (click here for more details)


2009 Construction History – a One-day Exploration, National Building Museum, Washington, DC (click here for more details)


20081st Biennial Meeting, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (click here for more details)