Architects, engineers and other design professionals juggle several coexisting responsibilities and desires. They want to design and build great, innovative facilities. They want to create reputations for doing thorough, efficient work. Most importantly, they want to maximize their available budget. But how? Where should one look to trim costs? Whose input should one seek? This guide explains how to use accurate construction cost data to find value for clients and future-proof your designs to make the most of a project’s budget.