Design-Build Delivers

From Alternative to Mainstream: Celebrating 30 Years of Design-Build

January 17, 2023 DBIA
Design-Build Delivers
From Alternative to Mainstream: Celebrating 30 Years of Design-Build
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In 1993, some of the industry’s giants gathered in Washington, D.C., to talk about the need for a new organization dedicated to educating the nation and teaching design, construction and engineering professionals about design-build. This year DBIA celebrates its 30th Anniversary and the incredible achievements we’ve seen over those decades. 

In this episode of Design-Build Delivers, DBIA’s National Board Chair, Deb Sheehan, and DBIA Executive Director/CEO, Lisa Washington, look back on an incredible 30 years while also looking forward to what they predict lies ahead.


DBIA National Board Chair
Healthcare Market Strategy Leader, DPR Construction

 Lisa Washington, CAE
DBIA Executive Director/CEO

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