PS - Professional studies | SCE - Space Construction Economics
Course | interactive scripts & lectures
Development of ability to handle construction problems that involve economic factors. The course includes economic environment, selections in present economy, value analysis, critical path economy, interest and money-time relationships, depreciation and valuation, capital financing and budgeting, basic methods for undertaking economic studies, risk, uncertainty and sensitivity, selections between alternatives, fixed, increment, and sunk costs, the effects of income taxes in economic studies, replacement studies, minimum cost formulas, economic studies of public projects, economic studies in public utilities. Effects of inflation are considered at each step.
PS | SCE
Quality – cost – time triangle
CAC triangle - Client Architect Contractor, Study exploration | based on 3 interviews, analyse and present interviews from professional architectural journals and magazines, example PhD D Batista interview with Oris magazine, Classification of architectural magazines, list of professional | trade architectural journals, research on clients’ profile, research on architects’ profile, research on contractors’ profile, Economic environment, CAC wishes and demands scenarios fast delivery, high quality and lowest cost, preparations & investigations, real doing on field & set design, result 10 questions for each and min 2 pictures for each interviewee, 10 minutes of video in English language.