Design-Build Institute of America

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DBIA members collaborate and innovate to deliver some of America’s most successful projects.

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Design-build is sweeping the nation

25 years ago, design-build was considered radical. Now it represents nearly half of America’s construction projects and growing.

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The Latest

New Design-Build Research

Long-awaited market research details design-build’s growth in all sectors and regions of the U.S.

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Beta Class Takes Updated Certification Coursework & Exam

35 design-build Owners and practitioners took DBIA's new 3-day certification curriculum and exam in Washington, D.C.

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Be a DBIA Presenter

Do you have a design-build story to tell or lessons learned you can share with our Transportation and Water/Wastewater attendees?

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DBIA Project Database

We’re excited to unveil our new design-build project database where Owners and practitioners find the latest design-build projects.

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Design-Build Delivers

Hear from thought leaders and industry experts in DBIA’s new monthly podcast.

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DBIA Members Shape Our Industry

Our members are diverse, but their goals are the same: to deliver the most innovative, cost and time efficient projects in the nation.

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Education & Certification

Design-Build’s “Gold Standard”

Whether in custom-designed courses we bring to your office, workshops, webinars or online training, DBIA’s experts offer the instruction you need to succeed.

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Ongoing Courses & Workshops

August 8, 2018

MOT/MPT Strategies on Design-Build Projects in Urban Environments

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August 23, 2018

BIM Execution Planning for Design-Build

Honolulu, HI

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August 27, 2018 to August 29, 2018

Certification Workshop

Apex, NC

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September 5, 2018

Developing an Acquisition Strategy in Design-Build

Philadelphia, PA

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September 11, 2018 to September 13, 2018

Certification Workshop

Virginia Beach, VA

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September 14, 2018

Conceptual Estimating

Houston, TX

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Design-Build Delivers

Good-bye Dorm Living, Hello Campus Communities

DBIA’s Project of the Year redefines the college living experience.

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Jul 12, 2018
Design-Builders Take Certification Beta Courses and Exam
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Jun 12, 2018
Design-Build Moves from Alternative to Mainstream
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Jun 5, 2018
Delivering a New New York
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You can be a part of the Design-Build Done Right Movement

DBIA members are a committed group who advocate, educate and collaborate in their regions and chapters. There’s a place for you too.



Design-build is sweeping the nation.

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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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