Individual & Joint Membership

Anyone with an interest in the history of the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life is welcome to join the Society of Architectural Historians. As a member you'll receive access to leading educational resources and programs for scholarship, research, teaching, and lifelong learning. We invite you to join our worldwide network of people with a passion for architecture, design, landscapes, and urbanism. Questions? Contact Director of Membership Anne Bird at 312-573-1365 or

Membership Levels

Membership is on a 12-month, anniversary-date basis. Members are entitled to 12 months of access to member benefits and four quarterly journals (Digital JSAH or Digital + Print JSAH).

  Digital Digital + Print
Individual Membership $150 $160
Reduced-Rate Membership* $90 $100
Retired/Emeritus Membership** $90 $100
Student Membership $55 $65

*The Reduced Rate is for individuals who are working independently or at an institution without full-time employment. This includes adjunct and contingent faculty who experience precarious employment, and part-time and unemployed workers.

**The Retired/Emeritus Rate is for those who are aged 65+ and are no longer employed. 

  Digital Digital + Print
Joint Membership $215 $235
Professional Associate* $165 + $95 per additional associate
*Discounted individual memberships for groups of professionals working in the same office or firm, such as architectural firms, state historic preservation offices, preservation advocacy groups, and design education organizations. Learn More

Upper-level members are listed in JSAH in recognition of their support and are enrolled in the Frank Lloyd Wright Reciprocal Sites Program.

  Digital + Print  
Supporting Membership $255
Patron Membership $435
Donor Membership $580
Life Membership
(Individual or Joint)
$3000 (paid in four installments of $750)
Benefactor Membership
(Individual or Joint)
$8000 (paid in six installments of $1334)

Affiliate Membership $25
This is a limited membership that grants participation in SAH Affiliate Groups and access to SAH Commons. It also provides convenient updates and registration links to SAH’s open-access programs and publications including SAH CONNECTS virtual webinars, post-annual conference roundtables, the SAH Newsletter, Opportunities Weekly Roundup, and SAH Archipedia. It does NOT include other member benefits, including (but not limited to) access toJSAH andtheJSAHArchive, annual conference registration, member meetups, and eligibility for fellowships, grants, and awards.

Member Benefits


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