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

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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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2023 National Design-Build Merit Winners Announced

These incredible design-build projects stood out among the many submissions we received to earn this prestigious recognition. Learn more.

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Register for October 4 Design-Build Delivers Webinar

Learn more about DBIA's updated Design Excellence Position Statement and Design Excellence's impact on projects in our upcoming webinar.

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Registration is open for the 2023 Design-Build Conference & Expo

Register now and join us November 1-3 for the largest design-build event in the nation.

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New DBIA Podcast: Elevating the Design in Design-Build

We discuss updates to DBIA’s Position Statement on Design Excellence and how design excellence is vital to Design-Build Done Right®.

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Meet DBIA’s 2023 Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

We're pleased to announce William “Bill” Hasbrook, Jr. as this year's recipient of DBIA’s prestigious award. Learn more.

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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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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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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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Sep 20, 2023
The Construction Industry Has Hundreds of Open Positions –– Why Can't They H (...)
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Sep 18, 2023
Elevating the Design in Design-Build: Toward an Updated Design Excellence Positi (...)
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Sep 15, 2023
DBIA in the News -- July 1, 2023 through Sept. 15, 2023
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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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