Architect in Sylva, NC
CASE STUDY #1
Thunderbird Rd, Sylva, Jackson County, NC 28779
Have you considered starting your new home from scratch?
Before purchasing a property lot, hire a licensed architect to find out the possibilities of your dream home. Architects can provide a feasibility study to determine the potential of a property before you invest too much time.
See the ideal location for a house footprint on the Thunderbird Road lot. Orientation of the building footprint is the positioning of the building in relation to seasonal variations in the sun’s path. During the winter, the sun's rays are lowered making the natural warming of the house more difficult, but when it is oriented properly, you can take advantage of the natural resources.
The analysis also provides
Prices vary in accordance with the depth of information necessary for a complete assessment
Starting at $500 with a retainer of $2,000.
A feasibility study can be for a residential site or a commercial site, it contains an analysis of the practicality of a project and its potential challenges that can be presented to owner.
It provides an outline of expectations for a successful project and guidelines for determining if a project is worth pursuing. It also provides a study of the amount of solar radiation in winter and minimizing the amount of sun in the summers to maximize natural resources.
Performing a feasibility study allows the owner to assess the risks and rewards of the project.
800 sq. ft. Starting Price
It's difficult to provide a fix fee on a project without knowing the scope. However, a retainer of $5,000 is the easiest way to get started.
Important! the reason it is difficult to price a project based on square footage is because there are at times site development costs, utilities research and other unknowns that can easily change your project. Including or excluding scope can change the type of home you want to remodel or build.