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 »

Brush Creek Moves Ahead

The residence at Brush Creek is moving ahead with construction started. Most recently, the trench for the water and geothermal heating system was dug. This system will provide heating and cooling by using the ground temperature as the exchange medium rather than the outside air temperature that is normally used. The trench begins at 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 »

Beardsley Community Farm

The Beardsley Community Farm project is moving a step further! After completing the design development phase, we are glad to say it is moving on to construction documents. The plans for the project are coming along nicely for the shelter that will serve as a critical threshold between the public entrance and the farm grounds.… Read more »

National Community Development Week

The City of Knoxville is participating in a National Celebration of Community Development. This year’s theme is “Changing Communities, Changing Lives” and focuses on making sure the community is aware of the resources that are available to it. One of the most important aspects of community development is affordable housing. Locally, Knox Housing Partnership works… Read more »

Brush Creek Home Construction

  Construction will begin soon on a custom residence at Brush Creek Farm, near Clarksville, Tennessee. Our team is working towards a net zero energy goal. With a current HERS rating of -3, the project is also reaching for LEED Platinum. The house has many different environmental designs to help achieve this. Geothermal systems will… Read more »

Competition Entry

  A few weeks ago, our office entered the Add-On ’13 competition. Bringing together local knowledge and international expertise, the competition is set in Cape Cod and the project is to design an accessory unit on the site of an existing home. The town of Wellfleet is promoting accessory dwellings as a means of affordable… Read more »

First Neighborhood Conference

  On Saturday, March 23, the City of Knoxville will host the first Neighborhood’s Conference at the Knoxville Convention Center. Sponsored by the City’s Office of Neighborhoods, theme is “Connecting Neighborhoods, Building Communities”. With 30 workshops being offered, some of the highlights are city sidewalks, HOA legal issues, codes enforcement, crime prevention, and neighborhood organization.… 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 »

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 »