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    Description"When will I get it? How much will it cost?" For the client, these are the two most critical questions. Cost Planning answers these questions and is crucial to the team working on the design and construction of a project. This introductory text on building economics and cost planning provides the reader with the fundamental skills and knowledge to operate as a building professional in the area of economic advice and decision making at the project level. Cost planning is not an esoteric area for specialists alone, but a core skill for the whole design team. Starting from the environment in which cost planning and design activities take place, the book works through the cost planning process in theory and practice, discussing the issues involved from a design team and client perspective. With analysis of key concepts related to cost control such as life cycle costing, value management, cost modelling and accuracy, and integration of estimating techniques, the authors provide an unequalled introduction to a crucial aspect of professional construction management.


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    Title
    Building Cost Planning for the Design Team
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jim Smith, By (author) D. Jaggar
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780750680165
    ISBN 10: 0750680164
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC V2.8: TEC005000
    BIC E4L: HOU
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: TNK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.2
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Abridged Dewey: 624
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    LC classification: TH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26860
    BISAC V2.8: ARC004000
    DC22: 690.068
    BISAC V2.8: ARC017000, TEC005040
    DC22: 690.0681
    Thema V1.0: KNJ, TNK, AMC, TNT
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
    Publication date
    11 December 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Table of contents
    Construction Industry Characteristics Development Process Design Economics Overview of Cost Planning Design Stage Estimating Briefing Outline Proposals Sketch Design Tender Document Cost Planning For Design-Build Projects Total Building Cost Appraisal