The construction costs for school projects follow a logical sequence throughout most countries. Age splits and streaming can occur at differing ages in different countries. The areas, space per student, additional areas and other provisions are often tightly specified by national Education Ministries. Though following national agendas there can be inter-country specification which can appear almost to a common agreed standard for the construction of school projects. In some countries this is prescriptive to an astonishing level of detail, this can help the tenderers for such works as familiarity with those requirements can encourage keen pricing. The differing requirements for increasing ages of pupils is clear, sports areas, gymnasiums, laboratories, even external playing areas and fields all increase the construction costs proportionate to student age. Finishes and detailing can be basic and utilitarian and in some countries schools can almost be identical. Increasing private provision of education has seen the construction for higher specification ‘designer’ projects and this is happening across more and more countries. The projects presented on ECC range from small kindergartens right through to Universities with exceptionally sophisticated facilities. In many examples we are able to provide a functional rate i.e. cost per pupil/student.

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The end user is a clearly defined group, traditions and splits between various age groups actually vary little. Usually funded by governments often to a very proscribed brief. Our models are listed in an age following format.

The cost schedule shown is typical of the cost information we provide on the members site. Members benefit from regular cost updates, regular exchange rates updates and of course enables similar buildings in other European countries to be compared with your selected example. Using the basic costs provided it is possible to create an estimate for your project using our easy 4 step online calculation tool.

ECC aims to provide a comprehensive representation of all construction costs related to educational projects. In addition to providing insight into the cost of new construction efforts, our specialists have also compiled data concerning refurbishment and rebuilding. As a result, you will always be able to find relevant information, regardless of the scope of your specific project.

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