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Project Types by Gordon F. Tully Sometimes it seems that every custom house or renovation has a unique working relationship between client, designer, and builder. Any general statement about the process is immediately contradicted. This column will attempt to bring some order to the confusion by defining a series of prototypical project types. Before beginning any project, I always try to answer the following questions: What kind of client builds this kind of project? How predictable is the project regarding time, budget, and quality of construction? How long is the project likely to take? How much will it cost? How well built is it? What kind of working relationship is likely among the participants? How experimental is the design? How much control will the owner-versus the architect- exercise? Is