Membership in CHSA is open to anyone interested in furthering the study and exploration of the history of construction as defined by the Society’s objectives. Our membership includes academics, professionals, and amateurs with interests in all aspects of construction history. Your annual dues include membership in both the American branch (CHSA) and the international Construction History Society (CHS).

Become a Member of CHSA

Members of CHSA will receive our quarterly newsletters, and all publications by the U.K.-based Construction History Society (CHS).  These include the journal Construction History, CHS Magazineand periodic CHS newsletters. CHSA members also receive reduced rates to attend CHSA’s biennial meetings, and other regional programs.

Levels of membership include:

  • Student Members
  • Individual Members
  • Supporting Members
  • Institutional Members
  • Benefactors

Student members must be currently enrolled in academic programs, and must present copies of active student identification cards with their applications.

Institutional members include companies, universities and colleges, museums, industry organizations, and government agencies. Members applying for this category should state the person entitled to receive all publications and communications. Institutional members will be recognized in all CHSA publications and at all events.

Benefactors support the CHSA’s mission to study and encourage research in the history and evolution of the built environment. Benefactor members will be recognized in all CHSA publications and at all events.

Memberships are annual regardless as to when dues are paid. However members joining after mid year will be sent newsletters issued during the membership year.

Member applications may be downloaded here.  If you would like to become a member or renew your membership online, please visit our membership site.