Tag: daylight


Beardsley Farm

The recently completed education building for Beardsley Community Farm provides office space, multi-purpose meeting room, and accessible restrooms for staff and the hundreds of students and volunteers that visit this urban farm each year.  A large covered outdoor space serves as an entrance to the farm, and place for volunteers to check in, and an… 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 »

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 »

Construction Update from Tellico Lake

Remember back in June when framing was just beginning at an EEA-designed house on Tellico Lake? It was beautiful weather for a site visit this week, so we took advantage. Here is a view of the house as it looks from the driveway, and some views out from the breakfast room and the kitchen porch.… Read more »

LEED Gold- How did we do it? Part 8 of 9

Part 8: Daylight and Views “Daylighting reduces the need for electric lighting of building interiors, which, if integrated into the overall approach to lighting, can result in decreased energy use. A well-designed daylit building is estimated to reduce lighting energy use by 50% to 80%. This conserves natural resources and reduces air pollution impacts due… Read more »