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Élan South Park Meadows Earns National Recognition

Élan Southpark Meadows has been recognized as one of the best new Assisted Living  communities across the nation in Senior Housing News’ 2016 Design Awards program. The recently opened community tied for second among the largest category of entrants. The Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards recognize cutting-edge design, excellence and innovation in senior living. […]

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D2 Celebrates Seven Years

It’s been a busy year here at D2! In March, we hosted our first floor plan summit aimed at defining the best practices of residential unit design. It was at this event that we launched our new logo and look. Spring brought the groundbreaking of two projects for Buckner, Calder Woods and GreenRidge. This summer […]

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Kimball High School Students Tour D2 Office

On September 28, a group of 25 students from Justin F. Kimball High School toured D2’s office and heard from D2’s president, David Dillard and several other architects about careers in architecture, and the architectural design process. Students in the Civil Engineering and Architecture (CEA) program walked through the office and then had the opportunity […]

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Cornerstone MRC in Top 10 Finalists for EFA’s Remodel/Renovation Awards

Environments for Aging recently announced the top 10 finalists for its 2016 Remodel/Renovation Competition. The competition features single renovated spaces within a community and were evaluated on criteria such as why the space was renovated, the impact of the design on the residents, families and staff, and any challenges to the renovation. The renovation to […]

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Where’s my hat?

In conjunction with our new branding campaign, D2 has launched a contest for employees and any one with a new D2 baseball cap. The goal is simple: to see how far geographically and (maybe) metaphorically we can take our new look. The rules are easy: snap a picture of your D2 cap on location during your summer […]

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D2 Announces Promotions

DALLAS, TX — D2 Architecture is pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Williams, AIA, Keith Wilson, AIA, and Siobhan Farvardin Winfrey, AIA, LEEP AP to associate principal. “These promotions represent our dedication to the future of D2 and its steadfast commitment to the senior living industry. I know these three, along with our impassioned […]

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Élan Westpointe Wins Gold ASID Design Award

Élan Westpointe has been awarded Gold in the Wisconsin Chapter of  the American Society of Interior Designer’s (AISD Wisconsin) Annual Design Excellence Awards. The Design Excellence Awards bestow honors on interior design professionals and members of ASID WI for exceptional interior design in multiple categories. Élan Westpointe was nominated by interior designer, Direct Supply Aptura and was […]

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D2 Hosts Floor Plan Summit

D2 hosted its first Floor Plan Summit last week, diving deep into the topic with owners, operators, engineers, interior designers and product specialists. The collaborative session intended to highlight best practices and explore innovative ideas for residential units across all levels of care. Topics included unit sizes and critical dimensions; best of kitchen, bathroom, closet, and lighting […]

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Terraces at Los Altos Wins SHN’s Best Repositioning Award

  The Terraces of Los Altos has been recognized by Senior Housing News as 2015’s Best Repositioning project. Formerly known as Pilgrim Haven, The Terraces at Los Altos was ABHOW’s first community. Established in a rural area full of orchards in 1949, it was eventually surrounded by a single family home development. The community was in […]

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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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