Let’s touch a hot topic for our market …
How much does architectural services cost? Do we use the right methods to measure the value of our services and is this the right monetary compensation for our work?
This is one of the questions that is always asked and its answers take all kind of forms as determining the price of an architectural project becomes a bit complicated. After all, architecture is a creative process and not only technical, which makes it harder to determine the right value of the project. In addition, the lack of a base price list, for both clients and professionals, creates a cacophony and a constant struggle arises to evaluate the work of the architect.
The architectural project is a creative process and if you add the time, commitment and dedication, the equation of pricing becomes even more difficult! Fortunately or unfortunately our market is still unregulated, this means that there is no well-defined price list for the various services offered by an architect or architecture studio. Therefore, for the same project prices can vary from 5-10-50-80 euro / m2. To learn a little more about the market, we conducted a mini-questionnaire on this topic, to find out how architects value their work monetarily.
Today, in our market, there are several ways to determine the value of a project: