Tag: Cost per m2

Apr 14

Elemental Method of Estimating – Advantages and Disadvantages [Building Construction]

  When compared to the Unit and Superficial Area method, the Elemental Estimate or elemental method of estimating is a more detailed method of calculating the cost of a construction project. This estimate is easily understood by the client or any party involved in the design consultation because it shows separate elements of the building …

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Apr 11

Square Metre Method of Estimating – Advantages and Disadvantages [Building Construction]

The superficial floor area also known as the square metre method of estimating is one of the quickest methods of calculating the cost of a building/construction project. It is the first estimate that will be prepared by a Quantity Surveyor when initial sketch drawings are produced by the architect. In this early planning and design …

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