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David Dillard to participate in Wheelchair for a Day

July 26, 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. AIA Dallas is organizing several events to celebrate the impact the ADA has had on the built environment and the disabled community. One special activity is Wheelchair for a Day. David Dillard, along with five other architects, …

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Not Your Ordinary Fire Drill

On Monday, our architects had a surprise fire drill. No big deal, right? Periodic rehearsal leads to safe evacuations. What about in senior living communities where residents have varying degrees of difficulty with activities of daily living? What does a fire drill look like at an assisted living facility?  What …

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D2U.2 Tours Projects Under Construction

Spotted: D2U.2 onsite at Menger Springs and Titan's Elan Westpointe. Yes, that's right, nearly the entire firm stepped out for the day to see these two projects currently under construction. The goal: to better understand the construction process and the importance of construction documents, details and communication. There were so …

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David Dillard to judge EFA Remodel-Renovation Awards

David Dillard has been selected to serve on a panel of judges for Environments for Aging's Remodel-Renovation Awards program. Dillard along with other expert panelists from SAGE, the Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments, will review all the submissions and narrow them down to the Top 10 in the …

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D2 Hosting Shoe Drive for Buckner’s Shoes for Orphan Souls

For the month of May, D2  Architecture will be collecting new shoes in support of Buckner Shoes for the Orphan Souls®. This drive provides new shoes and socks to orphans and vulnerable children in the United States and throughout the world and is the largest humanitarian aid project of Buckner International. "As …

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D2 Architecture’s Grant Warner to Speak at LeadingAge Texas 2015 Annual Meeting

Grant Warner, Principal, along with Patrick Crump, VP – Operations, Buckner Retirement Services and Debbie Wiegand, Project Guide, The Greenhouse Project, will present Small House-Style Care. Small house-style care provides a more residential, home-like, family-oriented environment for both residents and staff. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) have …

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D2 Celebrates 5 Years

In the five years since its inception, D2 has kept its course, its passion, and its first love – excellent architecture for seniors. Not only has our portfolio grown to encompass some of the most progressive senior living projects in the country, we have grown. Our staff continues to grow …

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Summary

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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D2 Architecture Principal David Dillard to Speak at the 2013 LeadingAge Annual Meeting

National LeadingAge Conference held in Dallas, Texas. Dallas, TX – D2 Architecture, a Dallas-based firm committed to architecture for seniors, is presenting its innovative processes and work at the 2013 LeadingAge Annual Convention in Dallas. The convention draws national participation and takes place from Oct. 27-30, 2013 connecting thousands of …

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