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SE>-----Original Message-----
SE>From: Robert Rollo [mailto:rrollo(--nospam--at)TEAM-PSC.com]
SE>Sent: Friday, August 20, 1999 5:05 PM
SE>To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
SE>Subject: RE: Structural fee for planetarium


SE>our typical [fee] is 1/8th  of the architectural fee or 1% or the struct
SE>cost.

SE>usually these are about the same unless our architect is getting cheated on
SE>his fee . . . we are usually expected to do the cost estimating as well for
SE>this amount

SE>
SE>Robert:
SE>
SE>Tell me it ain't so!  Surely, this has to be a typo.  Even in West Texas,
SE>engineers don't work this cheap.  Don't you really mean "1% of the total
SE>construction cost"?

SE>Stan R. Caldwell, P.E., F.ASCE
SE>Relatively Expensive in Dallas

We do not work i the U.s. but our design only fees for building are not
less than 2% of the total construction cost. This excludes bar bending
schedules & no estimating. Unless the prroject exceeds US 5 million
dollars less than 2% seems uneconomical.