Reply To: Cathedrals of Commerce
That thread is indicative of the multi-disciplinary nature of the built environment field these days.
Many skills sets that have little appreciation of the others process of thought. But like everything else discussion is the only way to bring it forward.
I’m sure that a QS wouldn’t have been long spotting the balcony floor specs and adding up its effect on the overall cost.
The rating base is an expression used in local government economics to descibe the total number of buildings that are occupied by various businesses upon which commercial rates can be levied by a local authority. 😉