Chapter 4. Estimation
“There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you.”
Charles Dudley Warner
“For me, every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working, I’m not sure where I’m going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn’t do it.”
“It’s a simple approach. Sustainable architecture looks to the future by looking at the past.”
Have you ever had anyone stop by and ask, “I have an idea for a project; it looks a bit like this and has these high-level features. What will it cost?” Your mind begins to whir as you think about what this might entail. You begin ...