Justin Sweet and Lesly Sweet,
Architectural Cost Predictions: A Legal and Institutional Analysis, 56
Cal. L. Rev.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/facpubs/1208
Examines the legal aspects of the problem in architect-client relationships in which the construction bids substantially exceed anticipated costs. Ways in which cost problems develop; Promises and conditions; Agreement on costs; Issue of interpretation; Condition excused; Measure of recovery; Judicial attitude toward forms.