At this stage, the designer communicates with the client to collect data about the site, the current position and the client's wishes for the future building. If it is possible to visit and analyze the site, more detailed information about the project will be obtained. The designer researches local zoning and land use restrictions, then prepares a cost estimate to present at a meeting with the client. If the parties agree on the terms and scope of the project, they draw up a work contract.