Residential Building Costs

Understanding Residential Building Costs for Quoting & Tendering

A one-day course for architectural professionals on understanding building costs in the residential building industry

Most architectural professionals have experienced the stress of having to design around a client's budget. Calculating building costs is a vital part of the service offered by architectural professionals and this course offers practical tools and methods to assist in managing cost calculating.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Architectural professionals, specifically working within the residential industry sector.

DATES

27 September 2018

VENUE

Brandford Manor, North Riding

COST PER DELEGATE

R1495.00

DURATION

1 day, 08:30 - 16:00

CATERING

Tea, coffee and water served throughout the day. Full lunch (halaal and kosher arranged with booking)

CPD POINTS

1 CPD Point, Category 1

COURSE DETAILS

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OUR PRESENTER - GRAHAM ALEXANDER

Architectural professional, lecturer, author and radio show host, Graham Alexander has been intricately involved in the building industry for over thirty years, informing and learning from the industry. He has passionately pioneered the principle of calculating building costs correctly.

Workshop Content, Objectives & Outcomes

1. Overview of calculating costs in the residential building industry
2. The role of the architectural professional in a residential building project and responsibility in calculating costs
3. m2 building rates
4. How do contractors quote?
5. Designing to budget
6. Complexity and time when measuring a residential building
7. Rate build-ups
8. Drawings required to calculate costs effectively
9. Material, labour, sub-contractors, and specialist contractors
10. Provisional Sums, PC Items & Handling fees
11. P&G and profit
12. Using a Bill of Resources
13. B.I.M. [building information modelling] and calculating costs