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Buckner Senior Living breaks ground on Ventana by Buckner

 

DALLAS – 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 …

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Grant Warner to speak with Suzanne Huber of Menger Springs at LeadingAge Texas

D2's Grant Warner will be speaking with Menger Springs' Executive Director, Suzanne Huber about the challenges of successfully expanding a life plan community. They will be presenting "Changing Direction - Adapting to Evolving Demands" at LeadingAge Texas' Annual Conference and Solutions Expo, May 21-24. Menger Springs by Morningside Ministries sought …

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David Dillard to speak with panel of senior living experts at HJ Sims Conference

Each year HJ Sims hosts their Late Winter Conference facilitating a dialogue of best practices, strategy, and planning for the senior living industry. This year's conference, in Austin, will highlight how senior living organizations succeed in today’s competitive environment. On March 1st, David Dillard, President of D2 Architecture, will serve …

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Grant Warner and Siobhan Farvardin Winfrey to speak at EFA Conference in Las Vegas

With less than a week ago, the Environments for Aging Expo and Conference is setting the stage for attendees to learn from experts on best practices, product innovations, design, caregiving, and operational strategies that meet the needs of our aging population. Educational programs are designed to provide attendees with just-breaking information, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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