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Ventana by Buckner takes top Senior Housing News Award for CCRCs

Senior Housing News named Ventana by Buckner the winner in the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) category of their design awards program. The Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards recognize cutting-edge design, excellence and innovation in senior living. This 6th annual awards contest celebrates unique projects and companies that are improving the lives of […]

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The Vista at CC Young receives Design for Aging Review Special Recognition

 The Vista at CC Young has received Special Recognition in the AIA’s Design for Aging Review Awards program. The recipients of the Design for Aging Review Award represent conscientious design solutions that advance environments for seniors to call home. The Vista is comprised of 59 assisted living apartments, 32 assisted living memory support apartments, 96 skilled […]

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D2 Architecture Celebrates 10 Years with Fundraiser for Pet Partners

D2 Architecture commemorated its 10-year anniversary with a celebration on October 16, 2019, in Dallas, TX. In 10 years, D2 has built a solid practice focusing primarily on the design of senior living communities. Over the years the firm has attracted both staff and clients that share that passion – growing together around the mission […]

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Headed to EFA 2019? Check out these sessions led by D2’s Grant Warner

The Environments for Aging Expo & Conference is just a week away. As you plan your schedule be sure to check out these sessions with D2’s own Grant Warner. On Monday, April 8, Grant will be speaking with John Kimble of Hart Gaugler and Matt Andres of Whiting-Turner about structural challenges for both new construction […]

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Ventana by Buckner Tops Out

Ventana by Buckner is Dallas’ first and only luxury high-rise Life Care community. Its adjacent 12-story towers will house 189 independent apartment homes, including one-, two- and three-bedroom options and ranging from 800 to 1,900 square feet. Ventana includes the full continuum of care for senior adults, with assisted living, nursing care, memory care, and […]

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Legacy at Midtown Park published in EFA Design Showcase

The Legacy at Midtown Park in Dallas has been featured in EFA’s Design Showcase. Published each year in the Spring issue of Environments for Aging, the EFA Design Showcase is a compilation of architecture and interior design projects representing outstanding innovative design solutions in new or renovated senior care environments across the nation. Located within a […]

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D2 Enters B-ARX Dog House into AIA/SPCA Bark+Build Competition

D2 partnered with Suffolk Construction to design and build b-ARX. The competition serves to foster relationships between architecture and contractor firms, raise awareness and support for SPCA of Texas’ mission, and exhibit to the public the high-quality design and construction talent of the participating professional teams. D2’s design team found inspiration from the communities we […]

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D2 Road Trip!!!

Well, we packed up our bags and headed out on another field trip last Friday…that’s right, Friday, the 13th. The only scary thing was making the bus by 7 am and guess what? Everyone did! We packed up 26 D2-ers and headed to Austin to check out two of our projects – one completed and […]

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David Dillard to Speak at Ziegler’s Senior Living Finance + Strategy Conference

David Dillard, FAIA has been selected to speak at Ziegler’s Senior Living Finance + Strategy Conference, the industry’s leading conference, focusing on cutting-edge finance and strategic positioning trends affecting today’s senior living providers. The conference is designed for CEOs, CFOs, key board members and institutional investors, credit enhancers, rating agency representatives and industry professionals. David […]

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Buckner Senior Living breaks ground on Ventana by Buckner

DALLAS [April 21, 2017] – Buckner Senior Living broke ground Thursday, April 20 to launch construction of its new $136 million Ventana by Buckner community in Dallas located at the intersection of Central Expressway and Northwest Highway. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on the site of the new community at 8401 N. Central Expressway. The […]