Charles G. Woods, Architect, performs “full service”
architectural work for new projects for 15 percent of the
5 percent Design
5 percent Construction
Drawings and Specifications
Bidding/Supervision (including interior decorating and
Completion of drawings
and construction take about one year each on an
average-size project. Construction costs run $150 and up
per square foot for living spaces.
*Woods also performs
addition/remodeling work on select projects for 20 percent
of construction costs. Measured drawings must be provided
by the client.
Stages of architect’s
work (each stage is 20 percent of the work and fee):
Programming/Preliminary Design Drawings
Construction Drawings and Specifications
(including interior decorating and landscaping)
Since Woods is a noted
designer, artist and architect with his own developing
style, it is important that potential clients read his
books and review his designs before hiring him.
A minimum of $1,500 for
expenses is part of the total fee, and a required 5
percent retainer fee is deducted from the last billing and
*Woods' consulting fee
is $150 per hour plus expenses.
**Woods is registered
in Pennsylvania and is a member of NCARB, but he can
transfer his license to many states or will work with