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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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Join Us at the Nation’s Only Design-Build Event for the Federal Sector

Register today and join us in Reston, VA, in the DC region August 21-22, 2024.

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New DBIA Podcast - Blueprints to Inclusion: Championing Women in Design-Build and Beyond

We discuss the impact and future of women in the AEC industry and how design-build is well-situated to support and elevate women.

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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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DBIA is accepting nominations for the 2024 Class of DBIA Fellows

Fellows have a proven track record of promoting DBIA best practices principles throughout their careers. Nominations are due July 5, 2024.

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Updated Transportation and Aviation Best Practices Primer Available

Our updated best practices guide for the transportation and aviation sectors is available for free on the DBIA Bookstore. Download it now!

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2024 Design-Build Student Competition Registration Open

College students can show off their collaborative design & construction skills by registering their teams in DBIA’s three-phase competition.

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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, Underutilized Business Enterprise (UBE) status, 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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May 29, 2024
DBIA Releases Updated Transportation and Aviation Design-Build Best Practices Pr (...)
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Hey, Students: Need Something to Do This Summer? Get Ready for the National Desi (...)
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May 22, 2024
Two New Design-Build Delivers Podcast Bonus Content Episodes from Blueprints to (...)
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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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