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From the Desk of the President: In matters of firm management, D2 stands more or less on the constitution of Jim Cramer’s How Firms Succeed - an industry staple since 2004.  Jim is a friend and has successfully drilled into my mind, by oration as well as written word, that the …

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Under the Hood

Friends who might be looking for us… we will be UNDER THE HOOD.  That is, D2 is dedicating 2014 to making our machine run better.  It ain’t broke, but since it ain’t broke, we thought we’d break it, and build something larger and stronger.  The precipitating factor for this experiment …

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analytical expository essay At D2 we know the design process is never done. Just when the drawings for a particular building are complete something needs to be moved, and just when a building is complete something needs to be remodeled. That is why we go through what we call “repositioning” …

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Bringing Design to Life

Recently, a client of ours, Muscogee Manor, was having a difficult time visualizing the drawings for a completely renovated senior living center and needed reassurance that the new design met their needs. Rather than the usual “just trust us” approach used by many firms, D2 immediately jumped into action to …

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Reflections on the 2013 Environments for Aging Conference

  by Kathryn Helm, AIA, LEED AP The 2013 Environments for Aging conference in New Orleans began with tours of nearby senior living facilities.  I joined the tour to Lambeth House, located between Tulane University and the Mississippi River.  Lambeth House is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) which provides independent …

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