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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 4 of 9

Part 4: Energy Performance and Commissioning “The process of extracting and consuming energy from fossil fuels causes many environmental impacts, including air and water pollution, land degradation, solid waste generation, and greenhouse gas emissions. Data from the US Energy Information Administration show that buildings are responsible for almost half (48%) of all energy consumed and… Read more »

Open House for ETCDC tour

In June, we opened our office for the East TN Community Design Center 500 block tour of lofts and businesses. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Design Center and always lots of fun. Both the second and third floor spaces, designed by Elizabeth Eason Architecture, were open for the evening. Paul and Andrew… Read more »

Advocacy in Washington, DC

Green, energy efficient, and water efficient buildings represent a large economic and environmental opportunity for Tennessee and our nation. This fall, as a member of US Green Building Council’s East TN Chapter Advocacy Committee, Beth had an opportunity to take that message directly to our representatives and offer a wealth of knowledge from within our… Read more »