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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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The Sleepover Project®

By David Dillard, AIA, Principal at D2 Architecture In the portfolio of ‘How to Keep Underemployed Architects Busy’ – an imaginary manual to which we have all frequently referred to the past few years – is a well-worn page with the heading ‘Professional Development,’ a few pages back from that, …

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Project Highlight: Prestonwood Court

Prestonwood Court Plano, Texas This beautiful project is a large Assisted Living and Memory Support community in Plano, Texas. It was designed using a New England Bed and Breakfast style architecture. It has three Assisted Living households on three floors, as well as dining, activity, spa and living spaces. It …

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