Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Cost management and estimations (12)

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Large School Standard Design Projects: Grants and Entitlements

Provides 5 alternative design plans and landscape costs for library and classrooms; and 4 for multipurpose centers of large school projects. Provides links to ICT Packages for each template.
Categories: Cost management and estimations, Design guidelines
Country: Australia
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Grants and Entitlements for Small School Classrooms

Provides 16 alternative design plans; landscape, furniture and equipment costs for small school classrooms; a design for a multipurpose center. Provides links to ICT Packages for each template.
Categories: Cost management and estimations, Design guidelines
Country: Australia
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Grants and Entitlements for Standard Design (template) Projects

Provides 3 alternative design plans for science centers and 2 for language centers. Provides links to ICT Packages for each template.
Categories: Cost management and estimations, Design guidelines
Country: Australia
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Guidelines and Standards

Presents Alberta Infrastructure's technical standards and guidelines for design, construction and upgrades to school facilities.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Cost management and estimations, Design guidelines, Construction and cost management
Country: Canada
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Guidelines for Calculation of Fees for Cost Consultant Services

Provides fee guidelines for complex construction projects (e.g. full service hospitals, correctional centres, laboratories).
Categories: Cost management and estimations
Country: Canada
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Promoting Environment-Focused Renovations of School Buildings

Presents the model plans for environmentally-focused renovations of existing school buildings in the six regions of Japan. It presents and evaluates the contents, effects and initial costs.
Categories: Strategic planning, Cost management and estimations, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Maryland 2003 State-Wide School Facilities Assessment

Provides the background and a summary of the State of Maryland’s 2003 statewide assessment of 1342 school buildings. Presents the 31 standards against which the schools were evaluated and the estimated costs, totaling USD 3.85 billion, to bring all school buildings up to current standards. Lessons learned and potential universal concepts for use in similar assessments are offered.
Categories: Cost management and estimations, Condition assessment
Country: United States
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15th Annual School Construction Report

Analyzes the new school construction, addition and renovation trends and costs in the USA since 1995. Provides a closer look at regions.
Categories: Cost management and estimations
Country: United States
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Primary School Buildings, Standards, Norms and Design

Establishes primary school building standards and norms, the design criteria, facilities requirements and way of estimating building costs for primary education institutions in Bhutan.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Cost management and estimations, Design guidelines
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International Construction Cost Survey 2009

Gives a glimpse of the changes in construction costs in many countries and for various types of buildings including schools. Provides country overviews with construction sector's status-quo enriched by recent projects.
Categories: Cost management and estimations
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