2018 US Air Force Merit Award

The Craig R. McKinley Hall at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base received a 2018 US Air Force Merit Award for Facility Design.  The 47,000sf facility includes ten classrooms, student lounges, teacher lounges and a resource room.  The hall also has three floors of individual dormitory rooms to accommodate an additional 97 students on the base.

The jurors’ comments:

  • good solid design, under budget, no sacrificing of detailing
  • natural light & courtyards
  • exceeds minimum sustainability requirements with storm water retention system

Elizabeth Eason Architecture
C2RL Engineers
Engineering Services Group
Carpenter Wright Engineers
Howard W. Pence, General Contractor