Design-Build Institute of America

There’s a Better Way to Build.

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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Join Us at the nation’s only Design-Build Event for the Federal Sector

Register today and join us in Arlington, VA, in the DC region August 22-23.

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Now Accepting 2023 Project/Team Awards Submission

Share your design-build project success by submitting your entry. The deadline has been extended to May 31, 2023. ($100 fee applies)

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New DBIA Podcast: Spotlighting the Updates to DBIA's Universal Best Practices

We talk about the process of updating DBIA's Best Practices and some of the bigger changes.

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New FMI Report Forecasts Continued Design-Build Growth

Market research projects continued design-build growth over the next 3 years, despite industry challenges and market volatility.

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2023 Education Schedule Available

See what’s ahead in 2023 and reserve your spot now!

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Inspire your project. Inspire your future.

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 Issue1

Celebrating 30 Years of Design-Build Excellence

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May 31, 2023
May's Design-Build News Summary – In Case You Missed It
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DBIA's National Design-Build Student Competition Challenges Future Design-Builde (...)
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From a Renaissance Architect to Today's Design-Build Innovators: How the Brunell (...)
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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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