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Cost Control | Transept Architecture Inc
Transept: an element placed across another creating an intersection or crossing.
It is the meeting of spaces … or even ideas.

This new name reflects our continued approach to architectural design:
"…the meeting of ideas to create unique responses to our clients needs…"
Cost Control
Formerly Woods Parker Architects

Our Process: For Starters | Feasibility Process | Design | BIM | Cost Control

Cost Control

A critical component of our design process is working within the budget established by the client. Gaining an understanding early in the design process that the budget targets are being met is key. We have developed a systematic approach to budgeting which draws on various estimating and cost control sources.

We actively maintain up to date ‘unit cost’ data derived from current and past projects. At critical points during design process, unit take-offs of the conceptual design are completed. This data is then combined in a spread sheet creating a budget value. This process is used to understand the budget impact of design decisions as the project progresses.

Most of our projects currently are constructed under the Construction Management process. This allows both our clients and our firm to benefit from their knowledge of construction options earlier in the design process and also utilize their conceptual budgeting services. The conceptual budgets they provide act as check against our budgeting process to ensure this critical client target is attained.