Design-Build Institute of America

There’s a Better Way to Build.

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's the most popular and fastest growing project delivery method -- and will deliver nearly half of America’s construction projects.

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The Latest

DBIA Announces 2018 Project/Team Award Winners

The Design-Build Institute of America is proud to announce its 2018 Design-Build Project/Team Award Winners.

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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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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

October 2, 2018 to October 4, 2018

Certification Workshop

Westminster, CO

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October 5, 2018

BIM Execution Planning for Design-Build

Washington, DC

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October 10, 2018

Use of ATC's in Transportation Design-Build Projects

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October 15, 2018

Conceptual Estimating

Worcester, MA

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October 15, 2018 to October 17, 2018

Certification Workshop

Chicago, IL

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October 17, 2018 to October 19, 2018

Certification Workshop

Portland, OR

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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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Sep 11, 2018
So…What is Design-Build Anyway?
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Sep 4, 2018
Remembering Jacob Williams
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Aug 22, 2018
Updated Coursework & Exams for DBIA Certification
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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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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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