Category: Office


Why we love working downtown

Recently during a lunch and learn, a representative asked our staff if we enjoyed our office being downtown. Our response was quick and unanimous, yes! It may seem like a no brainer to us, but maybe we can shed some light on why we like our little home sweet home. First and foremost, we love… Read more »

Celebrating Alternative Transportation

  Elizabeth Eason Architecture was recognized as one of Knoxville’s Best Workplaces for Commuters again this year! Awards were given out at a ceremony in Market Square on April 30th. The event was hosted by Smart Trips and was attended by City and County officials. Best Workplaces for Commuters recognizes employers that offer outstanding commuter… Read more »

Community Happenings

At Elizabeth Eason Architecture, we are proud of our commitment to our community. A few recent happenings include: -Monika Miller has been appointed to Knoxville’s Greenway Commission by Mayor Madeline Rogero. As a public member, Monika will play a role in advising the City, helping to develop new greenways, and maintaining those already in existence.… Read more »

A Greener New Year

The age old question always comes around at the beginning of every New Year and it comes in many different forms. What will I do this year to make it better than the last? What do I want to do to make my life better? What will I do to change my look, lifestyle, attitude,… 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 »

Gay Street named a Great Street

Some attention has recently been called to the great street we call home. Gay Street gained national attention as it made the 2012 American Planning Association’s Great Streets list, as part of their Great Places initiative. This month marks our third year on Gay Street and we’re glad to call it home! Gay Street was… Read more »

new sustainability tab

We have added a new sustainability tab to our website, check it out! Our firm now has 9 LEED certified projects and more on the way. If you are interested in getting your project certified, this is a quick link to those projects.

Beardsley Farm Community Shelter

We are currently developing an affordable, sustainable,  multipurpose shelter to serve CAC Beardsley Community Farm. The new shelter will serve as a threshold between the  public entry and the existing farm grounds.  It will provide a daily refuge for the workers and volunteers who tend the farm and facilitate their mission as an urban demonstration… 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 »