A Building Cost Estimation Model Based on Cost Significant Work Packages


Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, vol.12, no.3, pp.251-263, 2005 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/09699980510600116
  • Title of Journal : Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management
  • Page Numbers: pp.251-263
  • Keywords: Cost allocation, Cost estimates, Computer applications, Construction industry, Turkey


Purpose - The objectives of this paper are to discuss the constraints stemming from the unstructured nature of the cost estimation practice in Turkey and introduce a generic computer aided building cost estimation model based on a cost significant technique for Turkish construction sector public projects in its detailed design phase.