Wow, good question. I'd bet on tiles being more $$$. Price out the
materials at lowes.com, sheetrock is way lower. Labor - if you use a
good drywaller - would be comparable.
(Disclaimer: I may be wrong.)
As a DIY suspended may end up cheaper if you would have to hire the
tape and bed for the drywall and you have to paint it as well. A well
trained chimp with a level could hang suspended, the top side can look
like crap with tie wire everywhere so long as the bottom side looks
My sister had a house in Fla. that had them throughout, and while it
looked a little odd at first, it grew on you. That was the first time
I'd ever seen it done with every panel the egg crate plastic grid
normally reserved for lights.
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