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Design codes and cost factors for job training centres
GUS assessed and evaluated design codes and cost factors of projects, approved for subsidy, in order to determine characteristic values. So a new planning tool was developed to assess early and reliable cost outlines and later on in the project, check adequacy.


Variables for comparison

Analysed and evaluated:

Design data
Size of real estate
Floor space classified by the German standard DIN 277
Cost factors
Real estate
Building construction classified by the German standard DIN 276
Furniture & Equipment
Basic data

Period of work: 1995
Client: Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Bonn


Documentation and analysis
of approx.100 projects
Database design
Adjustments of costs to the current building price index