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DBIA members are shaping the future, one successful collaboration at a time.

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Collaboration-Driven Success

Design-build is sweeping the nation

Not so long ago, design-build was considered radical. Now it's the most popular and fastest growing project delivery method — and will deliver nearly half of America’s construction projects.

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DBIA National Awards Competition

The 2024 Design-Build Project/Team Awards competition is now open! Show off your project success and submit your entry by May 31.

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Nominations for 2025 National Board of Directors Are Open

Nominate DBIA members who are committed to advancing the understanding and use of design-build project delivery. Nominations close April 1.

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2024 Water/Wastewater and Transportation/Aviation Conferences

Join us April 15-17 (Water/Wastewater) and April 17-19 (Transportation/Aviation) in Cincinnati, OH. Register now!

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Design-Build Delivers Webinar: Refreshing Our Federal Sector Best Practices

In this Feb. 28 webinar, gain insight into some of the more significant updates to DBIA’s Federal Sector Best Practices.

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New Collaborative Delivery Leadership Academy

Courses to prepare design-build team members for the purpose-driven leadership style integral to design-build's collaborative nature.

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New DBIA Podcast: DBIA's New Position Statement on Bridging Documents and Prescriptive Requirements

In this episode, we take a deeper look at DBIA's position on prescriptive design and the use of bridging documents in design-build projects.

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Our members are diverse, but their goals are the same: to deliver the most innovative, cost and time efficient projects in the nation. Join DBIA and realize collaboration-driven success every time, for a lifetime.

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Find Qualified Design-Build Partners

DBIA Industry Match

It takes great teams to deliver true design-build collaboration. DBIA is committed to help connect Owners and industry looking for qualified team members. Our one-of-a-kind Industry Match tool allows users to search an online directory of qualified design-build firms by region, market, specialties, MWDBE, project type and more. Making the connections that build successful teams is easy and it starts here.

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Education & Certification

Excellence. It’s Built In.

Now more than ever, America needs qualified design-builders. Whether in custom-designed courses we create for you, workshops, webinars or online training, DBIA’s experts will help chart your path to success. With hundreds of education programs to choose from, it’s easy to find a Design-Build Done Right® course that fits your needs.

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IQ Magazine 2023 Issue 2

Design-Build Done Right® Best Practices Get an Update

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Feb 27, 2024
New DBIA Resources Available to Help States Advocate for Design-Build
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Feb 21, 2024
A Bridge Too Far?: Latest Design-Build Delivers Podcast Tackles New Position Sta (...)
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Feb 16, 2024
Do You Have the Design-Build Done Right® Stuff? DBIA’s Design-Build Project/T (...)
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Your Chance to Make a Difference

Together, we can build the bridges between today and tomorrow. By pushing the boundaries of project design and construction, providing advocacy and support to further the cause, and attracting professionals like you to harness change, we inspire innovative design-build thinking and create long-lasting industry impact.



Design-build is sweeping the nation.

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Industry Match

Use our online directory to find design-build firms and build successful teams.

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14 DBIA regions provide local and regional support for our members.

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The Hub

Got a question about design-build? Your answer is just a mouse-click away by joining DBIA’s online industry and owner community.

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