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Coates Design Architects Seattle
25 Reviews
Olympia Residence
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percentage of construction costs (typically 10 to 25 percent); or some combination of these methods. Most also include an initial estimate of total costs
project. Early costs are estimated on a per-square-foot basis, with projects averaging around $200 to $500 per square foot for construction costs only. Of course
describe this is "juncture." How materials intersect influences how the building will age and what maintenance issues will arise. For example, if the juncture
percentage of construction costs (typically 10 to 25 percent); or some combination of these methods. Most also include an initial estimate of total costs
Early costs are estimated on a per-square-foot basis, with projects averaging around $200 to $500 per square foot for construction costs only. Of course
“All the wood custom cabinetry.” — eghall
Sheri Olson Architecture PLLC
8 Reviews
Sheri Olson
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They are paid for what it actually takes to build a project. In remodeling it can be difficult to estimate the time it will take to accomplish a task on
Pros of time and materials. Estimates are usually easy to compare. It should be easy to take three estimates and see how much each contractor thinks your
work will cost. If you don’t have an electrical plan yet, comparing estimates will give you a good range of cost. If you have provided a plan and s
will be most useful in comparing pricing, regardless of whether it’s an estimate or bid. T&M contracts usually do not have a cushion built in. That
“Love this for Master Bath ideas!” — mammaw01
FINNE Architects
27 Reviews
Port Ludlow House
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profiles. The house has a number of sustainable or “green” building features, including 2x8 construction (40% greater insulation value); generous glass areas
open porch. Anchoring the north end of the living space is a two-story building volume containing several bedrooms and separate his/her office spaces.
stunning, could you provide me with estimates of the price per square foot? Thank you for your time.
area, but how would this type of building perform in a colder climate? I'm in Anchorage, AK, and would love to build a home like this, but looking at all
towards info on the environmental benefits of 2x8 construction (including a description of what it is)? Thanks!
house is amazing. I am hoping you may be able explain the method of construction for the roof overhangs and how you are able to get such a long span without
“Multifloor glass” — moneyp
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Cliff Spencer Furniture Maker
5 Reviews
Modern Kitchen
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going or what color the cabinets will be — not yet. 2. Get preliminary estimates. Once you have a proposed floor plan in hand (and a written scope of work)
interested in the job will be willing to come over and give you a ballpark estimate. The more info you have, the more accurate the ballpark number, so if
costs before you get too emotionally committed. At this point, you can also estimate material costs such as cabinetry, countertops, tile and flooring square
Most likely, there will still be a final design development period and construction documents, and then a final phase during which the drawings, specifications
2. Get preliminary estimates. Once you have a proposed floor plan in hand (and a written scope of work), most contractors interested in the job will be
“wall like ours” — sf1390
ZeroEnergy Design
12 Reviews
Living Green Roof with Solar Panels
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including solar electric, a green roof, and the use of sustainable materials. Construction by Cape Associates. Photos by Michael J Lee. Green architecture by ZeroEnergy
panel set behind each other, for a total of approximately 2.5kW. Initial estimates put the production at about on third of the homes requirements, but it
panel set behind each other, for a total of approximately 2.5kW. Initial estimates put the production at about on third of the homes requirements, but it
including solar electric, a green roof, and the use of sustainable materials. Construction by Cape Associates. Photos by Michael J Lee. Green architecture by ZeroEnergy
roof that has a wonderful mixture of plants yet blends seamlessly with the building that it is part of.
“Like use of solar panels on the rood.” — chryssilla
Temple Blake Limited
1 Review
West London refurbishment
Ideabooks1,944
Questions5
current codes and construction standards. A well-informed designer with up-to-date knowledge of building science can get building projects through with
requirements are transforming how walls are constructed and bringing an end to many traditional building practices. So it’s more crucial than ever to
to have someone on your team who understands how your building assembly meets current building code requirements. These codes are typically complex texts
are difficult for those outside the building industry to understand. When designers submit drawings to the building authority, a plans examiner reviews
the current codes and construction standards. A well-informed designer with up-to-date knowledge of building science can get building projects through with
“Dark kitchen concrete counter” — Tara Lambe
Hammer Architects
8 Reviews
Modern Renovation & Addition, Hingham MA
Ideabooks3,508
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it possible to estimate rough costs for a reno of this kind?
We have an identical project in mind for our 60's ranch and have estimated costs to run
material and finish? Is it bronze? We are doing something similar with our new build and like the contrast.
Could easily be double your estimated costs based on our experience.
“Add height and light” — emccarty
Eco Design Consultants
Howe Park Passive House
Ideabooks433
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windows can be opened if wished. The minimal amount of heat needed is estimated to be below £75 per annum using direct electric heating which is offset
summer 2012, Howe Park Passive House is the probably the most airtight building in the UK, achieving 0.07 air changes per hour. This 5 bedroom family home
used on the interior to provide a healthy and comfortable home and the building orientation and form have been maximised for solar gain. Innovative details
Keynes Parks Trust who have rented it to a lucky family. It has been constructed from and clad with sustainable timber, The exterior cladding is Kebony
but about having the expertise to work with them, and about managing construction waste in an environmentally friendly way, which means tracking it and
“2nd building echoes the 1st” — Sue Horne
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