Ensure Access: Tools and Resources

We make access to our resources simple. By sharing trends so you can stay on top of emerging opportunities in the field, personalizing the experience you have with us, you can more easily learn, collaborate and translate design and construction best practices and connections into career and business opportunities.

From design-build primers to the Manual of Practice, you’ll find a wide array of tools and resources to help you grow your career.

Best Practices

Practicing Design-Build Done Right® is the key to success. These best practices help you engineer higher quality outcomes by showing you what works and what doesn’t. DBIA’s extensive catalog of free resources provide every member of a design-build team the tools they need to succeed.

DBIA Contracts

DBIA contract documents are the cornerstone of successful design-build projects. From preliminary agreements to final payment, DBIA’s contracts and forms are fair basis documents which can be edited to suit your own project’s needs.

Take a look at the samples of what we offer below, and then visit our bookstore to make your purchases.

Resources for Owners

Design-build is only as successful as the owners who implement it. We’re here to help. DBIA has a long history of helping Owners become successful design-build pros. Whether you’re a public or private, large agency or small business Owner, design-build delivers innovative and resilient projects allowing you to do more with limited resources.

Projects Database

DBIA offers the nation’s only design-build project database. Owners and practitioners alike use the database to see the latest design-build projects across all sectors, sizes and types. Share your project to showcase your successful design-build work, use the database to begin a DBIA project award entry or search for projects and contacts to help guide your work.

Design-Build Data Sourcebook

The latest research on design-build performance and market size provides impressive data showing why design-build has seen such rapid growth with nearly half of America’s construction dollars to be spent on design-build. DBIA’s Design-Build Data Sourcebook is an easy to use summary of current research and  is a great tool for promoting the success of design-build project delivery.

Design-Build Market Research

New design-build market data builds on the most comprehensive research in decades, providing insight into 2025. Design-build continues to change the way America builds in every region, sector and project type.