design-build

Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for design-build articles.


Healthcare Case Study: Opportunity For Innovation

Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.

Distribution Center Design: Five Tips For Owners

From the construction delivery method to LCCA to workflow considerations, facility owners can reap the benefits of applying these strategies.

Grogan & Dove Federal Building Named DBIA Design-Build Project Of The Year

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has announced its 2015 Design-Build Project of the Year and National Award of Excellence Winners.

Design-Build Continues To Grow Throughout U.S. 

More than half of non-residential construction above $10 million; highest market share includes state of Oregon at 70% and military sector at 81%.

California Approves Sweeping Design-Build Authorization

California reforms infrastructure delivery with passage of SB 785; ensures design-build authority in California for next decade.

DBIA Honors Michael C. Loulakis With Lifetime Achievement Award

Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award is DBIA's highest honor.

New Report Indicates Nearly 40% Of Non-Residential Construction Projects Delivered Via Design-Build Approach

Research finds continued growth of design-build since 2005; highest market share includes Pacific Region at 59% and military sector at 81%.

Design-Build Hotline Makes Expertise Readily Available to Facility Professionals

The DBIA Owner Hotline is staffed by experienced professionals with extensive backgrounds in the delivery method and deep knowledge of design-build best practices—from both owner and practitioner perspectives. The Hotline is a resource for key aspects of the delivery method and guidance on additional tools and resources.

Design-Build Institute Of America Announces 2012 Award Winners

In a departure from tradition, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is announcing the winners of its National Design-Build Project Awards Competition in advance of the November 8 award ceremony at the 2012 Design-Build Conference and Expo in New Orleans, LA. Yet to be announced: the 2012 Best Overall Project Award and the 2012 Design Excellence Award.

Design-Build Key To Protecting New Orleans

Inner harbor navigation canal surge barrier project was the USACE's largest ever design-build civil works construction contract.

DBIA Updates BIM Resource

This new resource details how design-build teams can make the greatest use of a technology that is transforming the A/E/C industry.

New York Passes Design-Build Legislation

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed New York Works Infrastructure Fund Act, which will permit design-build on infrastructure projects for the first time...

Design-Build Project Delivery Used for 40%+ of Projects

From 2005 to 2010, numbers are up 10% for design-build project delivery, an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility.

Study Connects Project Delivery Methods/Sustainability Goals

The first comprehensive study to explore the impact of project delivery methods and procurement procedures on achieving sustainable design and construction goals was released earlier this month.

Professional Development: Design-Build

Guest Contributor Warren Michelsen explains how this project delivery method benefits from the power of one and the expertise of many.

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