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Should be more like 1% of total cost!!!!!

-----Original Message-----
From: marfra(--nospam--at) [mailto:marfra(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Friday, August 20, 1999 8:45 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: Structural fee for planetarium

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

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

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

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.