The Architects Benevolent Society is the only registered charity in the UK dedicated to helping architects, assistants, technologists, technicians, landscape architects - and their families – in times of need. We help people of all ages who have experienced illness, accident, redundancy, unemployment, bereavement or other personal misfortune. Our support ranges from confidential advice to financial assistance.

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  • The Architects Benevolent Society is dedicated to helping past and present members of the wider architectural profession, and their families... More

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  • Just £10 each month would enable the ABS to help someone with a real need. Perhaps you have had a windfall, and unexpected... More

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  • We are here to help people of all ages who have experienced illness, accident, redundancy, unemployment, bereavement or other difficulties... More

Our Stories

When Bela and Olen Howden tragically lost their parents and youngest sibling in... More
As the breadwinner in a single income family, the economic pressure of the... More

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Michael Dougall, current President of the Glasgow Institute of Architects & Architects Benevolent Society's Ambassador and youngest ever recipient of the RIAS Fellowship, speaking at the RIAS Convention.
Michael Dougall is not only the current President of the...More
Dr Geoffrey Purves, Master of the WCCA and ABS Trustee, doing a speech at the WCCA awards 2015.
On the 17 June 2015, the Worshipful Company of Chartered...More

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