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 »

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 »

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 »

Song Sparrow Professional Photos on the Way

With a break from afternoon showers, we were finally able to meet with a professional photographer, Robert Batey (Robert Batey Photography) at Song Sparrow Lane. He took some great shots that we hope to share with you next week, but in the mean time here is a sneak peek! The house looks great! Our clients… 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.

Dutch Valley View LEED Gold

Our latest affordable housing project for Knox Housing Partnership has achieved LEED Gold certification. Dutch Valley View provides six, three bedroom units and includes a protected play area with views shared by all units. The buildings are energy efficient, water efficient and provide all regularly occupied spaces with operable windows and daylight. Energy, lighting, water… Read more »

LEED Platinum

We are pleased to announce that our project with Knox Housing Partnership to create 30 affordable, healthy and energy efficient homes for seniors has achieved LEED Platinum from the US Green Building Council.  This is the highest level of sustainable certification available. This is a project that redefines what affordable housing can provide and achieve.… Read more »