My pricing is typically a fixed fee price. This is a preferred fee structure since every job is different. I can also do an hourly fee but it is very hard to give an overall cost of a project when it is hourly.
The typical process is to talk over the phone to discuss your project. I would then come to the customers home to discuss more and to see the project in person (if it is a remodel or addition). After the initial in person meeting I would then send the customer a proposal for the fee to complete the project. Once the project begins I will work with the customers to achieve the design they are looking for, as well as maintain their budget for the project.
Degree in Architecture and the Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago