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Press Room

Kim Wright
Director, Strategic Communications
The Design-Build Institute of America is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build.
Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility.
Our Resources section offers information about design-build in both theory and practice.



Construction in Focus: Design-Build Done Right

Civil + Structural Engineer: Virginia's Design-Build Success

The Construction Specifier: DBIA Names Best Design-Build Project 

Water Canada: Quebec's H2O Innovation Wins Award from the Design-Build Institute of America

Gobbler Country: VT's Indoor Practice Facility Recognized by DBIA

Hokie Virginia Tech's Indoor Practice Facility Wins National Award

Water Online: Governor Nixon Signs Design-Build Law, So Half of States Have Full Design-Build Authority

Crain's New York Business Opinion: Union Clause Undermines a Good Idea

Liberty Tribune: Liberty Council, City Staff Break Ground for Second Phase of East-West Connector in Southern Liberty, N.Y.

Gotham Gazette: Despite Expectations, Design-Build for New York City Not Approved in Albany

Harrison Patch: State Picks Shared-Use Path Plan for the New Bridge over the Hudson

Engineering News-Record: New Trends in Project Delivery

Engineering News-Record: Design-Build Evolves as a Tool in Highway and Bridge Projects

Construction Dive: The Dotted Line: Inside the "Dance" of Subcontractor Negotiations

Equipment World: Virginia DOT Named 2016 Transportation Owner of the Year by Design-Build Institute of America Transportation Leaders Honored for Advancing Innovation in Project Delivery, from Faster Completion to Higher Quality

Roads/Bridges: Nebraska Set To Authorize Design-Build for Transportation 

Lexology: Opening Up the Doors (Roads) for Design-Build Contracts on Highway Projects

Utility Infrastructure Management Magazine: DBIA's 2016 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference Fast Approaching

Bloomberg Government: New Virginia Legislation Authorizes ATCs in Design-Build Proposals​

Alabama Political Reporter: Debate Over Design-Build Versus State Law Continues

Construction Dive: How Design-Build Can Create a Symphony of Collaboration​
Alabama Political Reporter: Prisons Question Unanswered
The Real Deal: Here's How N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Is Trying To Hasten Penn Station's Redevelopment

Water Online: Design-Build Delivery In The Water Sector — A Trend Whose Time Has Come


Construction Dive: UPDATE: DBIA Disputes Study Claiming Design-Build Projects Often Delivered on Time, over Budget

Engineering News-Record: Disputed Design-Build Study Claims Half of Projects Run over Budget

Construction Specifier: Design-Build Projects Honored by DBIA

Building Design+Construction: DBIA Announces 2015 Project of the Year

Construction Specifier: Design-Build Groups Enter Partnership


Healthcare and Facilities Today: Design-Build Institute of America and Water Design-Build Council Announce Strategic Alliance

The Suburban Times: UW Tacoma’s New University Y Student Center Earns Accolades


HPAC Engineering Magazine: 5 Things To Consider When Choosing a Project Delivery Method

Engineering News-Record
The Top Project Delivery Firms

Building Design+ Construction: Surety Bond Forms Specifically for Design-Build Projects Now Available

Engineered Systems Magazine: DBIA Seeks Student Teams for Design-Build Competition

Engineering News-Record
DBIA Outlines Sector-Specific Best Practices

Building Design+Construction
Industry Groups Petition for Change Order Reform on Federal Projects

Engineering News-Record
On the Fast Track
Facility Executive
Design-Build Continues to Grow Throughout the U.S.

Trending from BIM-Driven to BIM-Dependent

Engineering News-Record
House OKs Bill to Limit DOD Design-Build Short Lists

Engineering News-Record: GSA Seeks to Modernize Its Approach to Buildings Design and Construction


Engineering News-Record: Alternate Project Delivery on the Rise

Water Online: Is Design-Build the Future for the Water Sector?

Construction Lawyer: Design-Build Contracts: Revisited, 25 Years Later

Architectural Record: The New Master Builders

World News Network: DBIA Releases 10 Best Practices for Design-Build Done Right

Medical Design & Construction: DBIA Releases 10 Best Practices for Design-Build Done Right

Building Design + Construction 10 Design-Build Best Practices

Water Technology: 2014 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference - A Success

Water Technology: DBIA Water/Wastewater Conference is a Must-Attend Event
Daytona News Journal: Daytona Beach Projects Draw Statewide Interest 
Deep Foundations: Design-Build and the Future of Project Delivery 

BDC Network: Applying design-build in era of smaller projects
Today's Facility Manager: Michael Loulakis wins DBIA Award
Alaska Airlines Magazine: Collaborative Ideas for New Construction Projects
For Construction Pros: NC Authorizes State and Local Agencies to Pursue Design-build & Public-Private-Partnerships
Durability+Design Magazine: Awards Showcase Design-Build Quality
​Kansas City Star: Design-build gaining popularity - and profits - for Kansas City engineering firms
Transportation Issues Daily: Tried and True Approach Could be Path to Saving Time and Money
Business World Magazine: Design-Build Institute of America
EC&M: Connecticut passes UConn design-build legislation
Engineering News-Record: Lisa Washington Led Push for Design-Build in Federal Contracts