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Building Economics for Architects

Building Economics for Architects

Thorbjoern Mann

ISBN: 978-0-471-28403-1 July 1992 216 Pages


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This text introduces economics in a manner of interest specifically for architectural students, relating it to decisions faced by architects in the early design phases. It describes the economic performance of building projects and design variables under the architect's control in the early phase.
The Initial Cost of Building Projects.

Initial Building (Construction) Cost.

Financing Construction Projects.

The Future Performance of Buildings: Cost-In-Use;
Life Cycle Cost.

Benefits and Value of Buildings.

Relating Building Costs to Benefits: Measures of Economic Performance.

Techniques of Economic Performance Analysis for Building Projects.

Financial Feasibility Analysis for Building Projects.