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Nathan Sheppard

What attracted me to D2 was the open office setting.  It is really a level playing field here and the range of opportunity for a new graduate like myself is surprisingly large.  I feel like I am on the front lines of my projects which has included everything from sitting down with clients to investigating […]

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Benefits

Not only has our portfolio grown to encompass some of the most progressive senior living projects in the country, we have grown. Our staff continues to grow in numbers and aptitude, cultivating among the most passionate, talented architects dedicated to advancing communities for seniors. Much of our passion is a direct result of our experiences […]

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Two D2 Projects Receive Design for Aging Review Recognition

Design for Aging Review, a biannual competition, showcases facilities that improve quality of life for the aging while exhibiting innovation in their design and execution. Ventana by Buckner and The Stayton at Museum Way were recognized in the competition and will be published in Design for Aging Review Thirteen that will be published in 2016. […]

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Siobhan Winfrey to Speak at the Interface Senior Housing Conference

The November 19th Seniors Housing Texas Conference will focus on the state of seniors housing investment, development, financing and operations across Texas. Siobhan will be presenting her thoughts on Growth Strategies for Operators: New Construction or Organic Growth and Aligning the Balance Sheet with Expansion. This panel will provide considerations for formulating a growth strategy, acquisitions versus […]

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Three D2 Projects Pass TDADS Initial Life Safety Inspections in October

Élan Westpointe, The Tradition Lovers Lane Assisted Living and Memory Care, and The Tradition on Arapaho Assisted Living and Memory Care have passed the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (TDADS) Initial Life Safety inspections and will be moving in the first residents. “We have been honored to work with these teams to achieve […]

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C. C. Young Announces Dedication of New Sculpture Pavilion

C. C. Young announced the dedication ceremony of its new Sculpture Pavilion, situated within the campus’ Central Park and open to the general public. C. C. Young will host a dedication ceremony at 2:00pm on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at the Sculpture Pavilion. “The Sculpture Pavilion was built to represent creativity and a vibrancy of life—the […]

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David Dillard and Grant Warner Contribute to Senior Housing News Story on Innovative Design

In a recently posted article by Senior Housing News, David Dillard and Grant Warner discuss both the benefits and the difficulty of incorporating both modern and innovative design features. While it’s easy to see the benefits of increased area, social activity and loans for people with ccjs flexibility, there are implications to safety that make their integration more difficult. “We have […]

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David Dillard to Serve on Bisnow’s Panel of Senior Living Experts

On September 24th, Bisnow will host a panel of senior living mobile home park financing experts to discuss the state of the senior living market. The seniors housing sector is struggling to keep pace with pent-up demand driven by a generation of baby boomers entering their golden years. In fact, many argue that senior housing is, and will be, the […]

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David Dillard to Present Architectural Abstracts form the Blue Zones® at Leading Age

David Dillard will be presenting “Architectural Abstracts form the Blue Zones®” at Leading Age’s Annual Meeting and Expo in Boston. David will highlight the ways the Blue Zones® research can be translated into practical applications for senior living design. Based on the research done by Dan Buettner and National how to get cash now Geographic, The Blue Zones® identifies nine specific lifestyle […]

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David Dillard to participate in Wheelchair for a Day

July 26, 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. AIA Dallas is organizing several events to celebrate the impact the ADA has had on the built environment and the disabled community. One special activity is Wheelchair for a Day. David Dillard, along with five other architects, will be spending the day […]

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