Copyrights CH + Architects, Ltd. 

We provide a full design services by

following  industry standards & phases of design. 

Pre-Design including:

                                   data collecting and programming,

                                   zoning and code analysis,

                                   site analysis,

                                   existing conditions review,

                                   feasibility consulting

Schematic Design including:

                                  design approach

                                  budgeting

                                  planing review

                                  project evaluation

                                  material selection

Design Development:

                                 design refinement

                                 consultants coordination

                                 product sourcing

Construction documents including:

                                 detailing 

                                 construction drawings

                                 specifications

                                 project consultants coordination

                                 contractor coordination

Contract administration:

                                 permit and bidding

                                 shop drawings review

                                 consultant coordination

                                 bid review

                                 payout review

Post construction:

                                field project documentation

                                post construction services 

Design Process and Project Delivery

Design Process and Project Compensation

Family Restaurant Family Restaurant Dinning Original building has been erected back 1958 as a small restaurant to fill up a local needs, since than many small updated has been provided by a different owners. In 2007 existing interior and exterior building has been redesign and rebuild by our crew serving local communities as a great place to visit and spend quality family time. (Mabenka restaurant, 7902 S. Cicero Ave.  Burbank IL)  

DESIGN  COMPENSATION  AND DESIGN TIME

Design price is based on industry standards and  final project delivery / construction price Standard charges Architectural 4% ;  MEP 4%

Dwellings, Single Family    (Tract)

Typical construction cost range: $60 to $90

Average cost: $75 sq. ft. (not including site work)

Average floor area: 2,300 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 23 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 10 hours

 

53% of project charges at lump sum

32% charges at hourly rates or hourly cost-plus profit

6% charges at percentage of construction

Dwellings, Single Family    (Developer, Luxury)

Typical construction cost range: $120 to $150

Average cost: $140 sq. ft. (not including site work)

Average floor area: 3,800 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 45 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 11.9 hours

 

51% of project charges at lump sum

36% charges at hourly rates or hourly cost plus profit

7% charges at percentage of construction

Dwellings, Single Family    (Custom, Luxury)

Typical construction cost range: $150 to $250

Average cost: $200 sq. ft. (not including site work)

Average floor area: 4,300 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 155 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 36.0 hours

 

48% of project charges at lump sum

39% charges at hourly rates or hourly cost plus profit

7% charges at percentage of construction

Commercial Buildings /Banks,  Savings and Loans               

Typical construction cost range: $88 to $190

Average cost: $278 sq. ft. (not including site work)

Average floor area: 8,560 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 348 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 40.7 hours

 

Average time Pre-design and Site Analysis: 96 hours

Average time for Schematics and Design Development: 252 hours

Office Building

Low-Rise/Mid-Rise             

Typical construction cost range: $90 to $165

Average floor area: 49,900 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 528 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 10.6 hours

 

Average time Predesign and Site Analysis: 150 hours

Average time for Schematics and Design Development: 378 hours

FLAT FEE PROJECTS  (CHICAGO METRO AREA)

Single Family Dwelling Architectural design- New              $2,400 .0      (up to 1,999 sq.ft.*)  

Gut Rehab Projects (Single Family)                                     $2,450.0       (up to 2,499 sq.ft.*)

Exterior open wood Porch _ 2 story                                     $1,450.0

Exterior open Steel Porch _2 story                                       $2,020.0

Enclosed porch (wood or steel_2 story)                              $2,250.0

Notes: * including all areas (basement, crawls space etc.)

MEP (architectural design)

Structural: $1.0 sq. ft; Electrical: $0.75 sq.ft.; Mechanical: $0.75 sq.ft.; Plumbing $0.75 sq.ft.

 

Expediting Services.: Residential $850.0:  Commercial $1,450.0

Project permit assistance (filing, application, phone etc.) $675.00