Retrofit Magazine: Marble Hall and Pavilion

From Retrofit Magazine, March/April 2021 Marble Hall and Pavilion at Lakeshore Park are highlighted in a feature on repurposed religious facilities across the country. Click here to read the story.

Shopper News: Lakeshore Park chapel wins architects’ award

From Shopper News, June 10, 2020. The old Lakeshore Mental Health Institute chapel has literally come out of its shell and is experiencing a praised second life as the remodeled Marble Hall at Lakeshore Park. Not only has its inside/outside layout started drawing numerous people doing their own inner reflection and outward glancing, but the structure has also drawn the …

VIP Knoxville: Old World + Contemporary

From VIP Knoxville, May 2020. Daryl Johnson and Polly Fisher remember the day they first saw the house they now call home. “We had looked everywhere,” said Daryl, owner and principal architect at Johnson Architecture. “We hadn’t really thought about Holston Hills, but our realtor told us about this house.” “It was a snowy day in February,” recalled Polly. “We …

VIP Knoxville: Retirement destination

From VIP Knoxville, April/May 2020. Indiana natives Dawn and John Skeens never dreamed they’d be living in Tennessee. “When we started thinking about what retirement might look like, we figured we’d end up in Florida like everybody else,” said Dawn. “But then we asked ‘what might give us a different pace? And a milder winter?’” “Moving here is the best …

Knox.biz: 40 under 40: Emily Haire of Johnson Architecture is a creator at heart

From Knox.biz, January 2020. Johnson Architecture is bringing up more than buildings. The company’s rising star, Emily Haire, is quickly becoming one of the top project designers at the firm. The 34-year-old project architect joined Johnson in 2011 as an intern and rose to the top because of the creativity and dedication she brings to the job every day. Click …