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

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

New Issue of DBIA's Integration Quarterly Magazine Now Available!

In this issue, we examine how effective design-build teaming can manage your risk.

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DBIA Conferences Go VIRTUAL

We miss you! Join us at our Virtual Federal Design-Build Symposium and Design-Build Conference and Expo in October.

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New Podcast Episode Available

We talk about the challenges many teams can face if they don’t talk about risk long before day one on the job.

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Meet the 2020 Design-Build Project/Team Merit Winners

Impressive projects led by inspiring teams

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Registration is Open for the 2020 Design-Build Conference & Expo

More tracks than ever and conveniently delivered directly to you. Save time + money at our virtual event. Learn more and register today!

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

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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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Education & Certification

Excellence. It’s Built In.

Whether in custom-designed courses we bring to your office, workshops, webinars or online training, DBIA’s experts help chart your path to success.

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Ongoing Courses & Workshops

November 4, 2020 to

Developing an Acquisition Strategy in Design-Build

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November 16, 2020 to November 18, 2020

SOLD OUT - Certification Workshop

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November 18, 2020 to November 20, 2020

Certification Workshop

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November 23, 2020 to

SOLD OUT - Progressive Design-Build Done Right

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December 2, 2020 to December 4, 2020

SOLD OUT - Certification Workshop

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December 9, 2020 to December 11, 2020

Certification Workshop

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IQ Magazine 2020 Issue 3

Effective Design-Build Teaming Can Manage Your Risk

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Oct 9, 2020
The Benefits of a Virtual Design-Build Conference & Expo
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Sep 13, 2020
Celebrating DBIA's Designated Design-Build Professionals - September 13, 2020
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Aug 30, 2020
Celebrating DBIA's Designated Design-Build Professionals - August 30, 2020
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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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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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