Proposing in the Dark

Share the experience of preparing not only your first proposal for services but the complexities of being on the outside looking in. Providing a solid base in where I am coming from and the environment can act as a base for introduction as well as enable later sympathy from the reader.

Research for this article could include: construction standards, labor rates, being a professional in different jurisdictions, taxes, liabilities, and competitive pricing [American vs. Indonesian, freelance vs. established firm, opportunity vs. adequate resources].

Dig into the real struggle all young architects have in the fact we are being asked to determine, really, how much man hours and resources will be needed to complete a design — one in which is barely programmed.