Category: Commercial


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… Read more »

The Shelton Group is “Walking the Walk”

With the Shelton Group project finished in the Old City, we wanted to highlight their commitment to a sustainable culture. The Shelton Group describes their commitment on their website under the ‘Walking the Walk’ page. They share what they have done to implement sustainable strategies in both their new space and in the lifestyles of… Read more »

Another Chance for Lakeshore Administrative Building

  The City of Knoxville has chosen Elizabeth Eason Architecture to produce a schematic design plan for the Administrative Building at Lakeshore Park. The building was built in 1884 in the Victorian style with Gothic Revival influences. Reports say that it was once the original hospital on the site, but then later was used for… Read more »

Spoons and Salvaged Cutting Tables

We found these fabulous tables at the Knox Heritage Salvage Room and had them refinished for the Shelton Group’s office. The tables came from the local Palm Beach sewing factory where they were used as cutting tables. Cut marks and needles can still be seen in the tops. The wood was refinished with linseed oil… Read more »

Reuse for the Shelton Group’s new office

  Reused, salvaged and recycled materials are featured in the new office for Shelton Group in Knoxville’s Old City. This is a photo of one of the screen walls made of salvaged cardboard tubes.  We collected tubes from local carpet companies, a metal roof manufacturer and our printer at Lellyett & Rogers.  The walls were… Read more »

Reclaimed Wood Pallet Wall

With the project at the Shelton Group nearing completion, we want to show off a piece that is really coming together. As a part of a goal to use many recycled materials, we designed a wall made using reclaimed wood pallets. The pallets were collected from all over Knoxville, carefully deconstructed and have been installed… Read more »

Larry Cox Senior Center Ribbon Cutting

Elizabeth Eason Architecture celebrated the ribbon cutting on the newly renovated Larry Cox Senior Center with the City of Knoxville on August 22, 2012. Built originally to house a community gym, in recent years the building has been used as a senior center as shifting neighborhood demographics created a need for such a space. The… Read more »

LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 6 of 9

Part 6: Materials “(Materials and Resources) credits focus on two main issues: the environmental impact of materials brought into the project building, and the minimization of landfill and incinerator disposal for materials that leave the project building.” This includes “selecting sustainable materials, practicing waste reduction, reducing waste at its source, reusing and recycling.” -US Green… Read more »

LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 5 of 9

Part 5: Green Power “Green electricity products reduce the air pollution impacts of electricity generation by relying on renewable energy sources such as solar, water, wind, biomass and geothermal sources. Although green electricity is not entirely benign, it significantly lessens the negative environmental impacts of power generation. Using renewable energy generated either on-site or off-site… Read more »