For foreign clients and companies

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On behalf of NRC, thank you for your interest in our work.
We are looking for partnerships with both companies and individuals with whom we can share creative and innovative ideas - small to large, residential to commercial projects, and everything in between.

In this section, we provide an outline of our procedures and a sample contract used for both domestic and overseas work.

PROCEDURAL SUMMARY- ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNING AND PLANNING FEES

FIRST SESSION(INITIAL MEETING)

Location:Tokyo or project country.

Subject
  • Discussion of project details and what services NRC would be able to provide.
  • Discussion of contract and terms of agreement.

※ When the location of the session is outside of Japan, nrc will visit and research the proposed site.

Fee
Free (inclusive of NRC’s transportation and accommodation fees for one day meeting only).
※ When more than one day, additional fee will be discussed prior to our departure.

OVERVIEW OF OUR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNING AND PLANNING SERVICES AND FEES

In addition to our transportation and accommodation expenses, NRC’s architectural designing and planning quotation is generally between 5%~12% of the construction cost: when the construction cost is small, it will be closer to the 12%, when the construction cost is larger it will be closer to 5%.
※ These services and fees are subject to change depending on the project and client’s needs. 

We are also able to segment our services, allowing clients to select only those which directly apply to their project. Examples of specific services are given on the next paragraph.

※ Additional costs will arise when NRC must engage with local architectural law and administration procedures outside of Japan.

EXAMPLE PROJECT WITH ONE MILLION USD BUDGET

A

NRC’s architectural designing and planning quotation will be approximately 8%, meaning the designing and planning fee will be 80,000 USD.

Prior to finalisation of design:
Meeting & proposal presentation /5 times in 3 months.
Detailed drawings provided:
Image perspectives, plans, sections, elevations (interior & exterior), furniture, etc.
Following the beginning of construction:
Meeting with construction company and clients at the site to address possible errors in the processes of the architectural construction re. drawing consistency or goal images / 5 times in 5 months.
B

Approximate transportations fee/10 times round trips within Asian country with Economy class sheets for two staff: 20,000 US dollars.

C

Approximate accommodation fee/20 days for 2 staff: 4,000 US dollars.

e.g. A+B+C= 80,000 + 14,000 + 4,000 = 98,000 USD

SUMMARY OF PROCEDURES AND PAYMENTS

First session
【free session】
Second session(contract & meeting)
【down payment】
※10% of the overall fee
Third session(proposal meeting)~
Finalisation of design and planning (5 sessions)
【complete plan & design payment】
※ 30% of the overall fee
Construction session(check the site)
【initial construction payment】
※ 30% of the overall fee
Construction finished
【final construction payment】
※ 20% of the overall fee
One month post completion
【completed construction payment】
※ 10% of the overall fee

※ Transportation & accommodation fee is finalised during each session.
※ For further more information please ask NRC.