The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is seeking industry input on its project to create a design-build best practices document. The evolution of this document will be based on input from a broad spectrum of industry. “We fully expect that the concepts expressed here will be refined and modified over time,” the organization says.
DBIA’s ‘Design-Build Done Right’ best practices project seeks industry input
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