D2 Architecture President Participates in Zeigler Senior Living Finance Conference

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D2 Architecture President, David Dillard FAIA, will be presenting to senior living industry leaders this week at the 2013 Ziegler Senior Living Finance and Strategy Conference in San Antonio, Texas

As experts in senior living design, all of our architects at D2 strive to set the trends for the next level of senior care. The opportunities for give and take, formally and informally, at the annual Ziegler Conference are always robust.

D2 Architecture President, David Dillard FAIA, will be presenting to senior living industry leaders this week at the 2013 Ziegler Senior Living Finance and Strategy Conference at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country in San Antonio, Texas. This invitation-only event is one of the industry’s leading conferences, focusing on cutting- edge finance and strategic positioning trends affecting today’s senior living providers.

D2’s David Dillard will serve on a panel of three of the nation's leading senior living architects asked to share design insights and recommendations for senior living providers. He will weigh in on trends and new directions that will challenge and motivate the audience to think creatively about environments for residents. The presentation will focus on repositioning aging projects in particular.

“I am honored to be invited to speak at this conference. It is traditionally full of friends, clients, and well-respected industry leaders,” said D2 President David Dillard. “As experts in senior living design, all of our architects at D2 strive to set the trends for the next level of senior care. The opportunities for give and take, formally and informally, at the annual Ziegler Conference are always robust.”

D2’s concentration on repositioning aging senior living communities has seen wonderful results for clients, residents, and the firm itself. In the past few years, D2 has been heavily involved in renovations on campuses for C.C. Young, Autumn Leaves, Walnut Place, and the Traymore, all in Dallas. He is also designing improvements for projects in Boerne, Longview, Beaumont, Austin, Lufkin, Texarkana, as well as out-of state projects from Georgia to California.

Ziegler is the nation’s leading underwriter of financing for not-for-profit senior living providers. Ziegler offers creative, tailored solutions to its senior living clientele, including investment banking, financial risk management, merger and acquisition services, investment management, seed capital, FHA/HUD, capital and strategic planning as well as senior living research, education, and communication.

D2 Architecture specializes in senior living facilities and they are committed to designing continuing care that works for all seniors and their caregivers. Through their Sleepover Project, D2’s architects experience the facilities they design through the eyes and handicaps of a senior, allowing them to design for real life. The principals at D2 Architecture have been designing senior living facilities for almost 20 years and are recognized leaders in the field.

About D2 Architecture
D2 Architecture, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, focuses exclusively on senior living projects and designs nationally recognized communities across the United States. The organization is led by President David Dillard, FAIA, who celebrates two decades of specialization in senior housing and is a frequent speaker at Senior Living conferences around the country. D2 enjoys a national reputation for its remarkable portfolio of completed award-winning projects as wells as for its research such as The Sleepover Project. Dillard and other principals often present their findings publicly on such topics as Culture Change, Integrated Communities, Code Compliance, and other How To’s of Senior Living design. Their limitless passion to make tomorrow’s environments for seniors better and better and better is palpable. For more information about D2, visit D2-architecture.com or connect @D2Architecture, LinkedIn, Google+, and on Facebook/D2Architecture. Senior Living is what we do. It is all we do.

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