If stakeholders in a building project have conflicting views, architect must clarify issues, and find the best
Data management ties together all info in a functional program. Architect must present this data to client
to enable client to make effective decisions.
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x evaluation of existing or potential site to the building program, budget, and construction
x Zoning and other regulations (floor area ratio, permitted area, parking, etc.)
x Long term development strategies for sites
x Follows after functional programming
x Organized plan for alterations of the building, which the architect is involved
x Usually addressed in pre-design
x General cost planning
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x Establishes capital cost of unit area basis
Feasibility Study: A report which outlines the research and subsequent analysis to determine the
variability and practicability of a project. A feasibility study analyzes economic, financial, market.
Functional Program: A written statement which describes various criteria and data for a building project,
including design objectives, site requirements and constraints, spatial requirements & relationships,
building systems and equipment, and future expandability.
scope, including a financial and scheduling plan.