Tag: sustainable


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 »

WDVX Ijams Meadowlark Music Feastival

It’s almost here!  The WDVX Ijams Meadowlark Music Festival will be on Saturday June 25th from noon until 11pm.  This is one of our favorite summertime events.  What could be better than enjoying great music and food while outdoors at Ijams Nature Center?  The Urban Wilderness is just a trail away so you can stretch… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »