Design-Build Institute of America Undergraduate Student Chapter
DBIA promotes the value of design-build project delivery and teaches the effective integration of design and construction services to ensure success for owners and design and construction practitioners.
Excellence in integrated design-build project delivery, producing high value outcomes.
An environment of trust characterized by integrity and honest communication.
Mutual respect for and appreciation of diverse perspectives and ideas.
A commitment to innovation and creativity to drive quality, value and sustainability.
Professionalism, fairness and the highest level of ethical behavior.
Student Chapter Objective and Purpose
DBIA Student Chapters are dedicated to promoting widespread and successful utilization of the
design-build project delivery method in shaping the built environment. To accomplish this goal,
they are committed to fostering interdisciplinary education and communication relative to integrated
This goal will be facilitated through active participation of Student Chapter members and:
Local DBIA professionals and corporations
Students and faculty in design and construction-related disciplines
Local professional organizations representing architecture, engineering, landscape
architecture, general contracting, law and government
National DBIA programs and services
The Student Chapter will develop a strong working partnership between students and industry
professionals regarding the education and research objectives required for the continued growth
and excellence of design-build.
Club Officers during International Design Build study abroad trip in Nicaragua.