Reply to post: Re: Not sure the economics make sense for homeowners

Please virtualize my reality before asking me to goggle at a fake one

Prst. V.Jeltz Silver badge

Re: Not sure the economics make sense for homeowners

Beats me why we need architects - theres enough homes been designed and built that if everyone had access to all the plans we could just pick an existing one.

When I was building a large garage the building inspector said "You'll have to pay an architect to do load bearing calculations for your roof trusses" , It was as if nobody had ever built a roof before.

I said to him "See that commercially available prefab garage that also has 6 metre trusses? They dont pay an architect evertime they sell one of those because the calculations have been done once. My trusses will be identical to those trusses , therefore MY calculations have been done"

He somewhat reluctantly agreed.

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