Built Environment Analysis: Atlantic Station

Screenshot of Google Maps with Atlantic Station pin dropped The built environment of Atlantic Station promotes diversity of socioeconomic class, race, age differences among its visitors by providing a variety of stores and restaurants that a wide range of people are able to enjoy.   Atlantic Station was not always the aesthetically appealing outlet mall we know today. Before is become a stomping grounds for people of all races, backgrounds, and ages, it was the site of the Atlantic Steel Company. Originally established as the Atlanta Hoop Company, “the mill specialized in the manufacture of “wagon wheels and cotton bales.”   By the 1950’s, business soared with “more than 2,300 people employed at the mill, manufacturing 750,000 tons of steel products a year.” In the late 1970’s, the mill was bought by a Canadian steel manufacturer, Ivaco Inc. and Atlantic Steel was forced to cut back operations as the foreign competition in the steel industry increased in the 1980’s. in 1998, operations completely ceased. Picture of a MARTA train car (https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b8/Lindbergh_Station.jpg) Atlantic Station provides shuttles to and from the Arts Center MARTA train station for visitors who use public transportation. Visitors can also utilize MARTA bus stations and the cab stand that are conveniently located in and around the shopping center. In my opinion, Atlantic Station makes it a point to ensure that it accessible to people from all socioeconomic classes. The MARTA buses operate on the weekdays from 4:45a.m. to 1:00 am and on the weekends from 6a.m. to 1a.m. the MARTA trains operate everyday with frequencies of about 20 minutes between each train.          ...

Coca-Cola’s Environmental Commitment -Digital record #5

screenshot of https://www.worldofcoca-cola.com/about-us/environmental-commitment/ This page is dedicated to informing viewers of Coca-Cola’s “green” status as the building was “awarded a “Gold” rating by the U.S. Green Building Council”.  The page gives facts on the specific components of the building that allow it to be categorized as efficient such as a percentage of the construction materials being recycled, using low-emission paints, adhesives, sealants and carpeting to enhance air quality, and usinf faucets and water fixtures that are designed for lower water...

Kiss the Past Hello – World of Coke digital record #4

http://www.worldofcoca-cola.com/explore/explore-inside/kiss-past-hello/   Kiss the Past Hello is a new art exhibit inside of the World of Coca Cola.  It showcases “modern artwork inspired by vintage advertisements and Coca-Cola bottle imagery”.  The Kiss the Past Hello webpage has a photo of two women-looking figures sipping from straws and a phrase under the figure on the left side of photo that reads “there’s nothing like a ‘Coke’.  The rest of the page explains what Kiss the Past Hello is and how it was...

Class Notes 4/5/16

BUILT ENVIRONMENT ANALYSIS NOTES Thesis roman numerals Main claims in complete sentences make sure claims are related to your thesis   Before next Tuesday’s class: complete an outline for the Built environment Analysis (B.E.A) complete a draft of the Built Environment Analysis complete a story board/ layout of your blog post for the...

Book Event Space at World of Coca Cola – Digital record #3

Screenshot of the Taste It! webpage on worldofcocacola.com Under the “Book Event Space” tab at the top of the homepage of the World of Coca Cola, there are several options for rooms to rent out for special events in the World of Coca Cola.  I chose the “Taste it!” room , which is in the picture above. The room appears to decorated in festive colors.  It has various lounge areas for people to sit and socialize.  There columns that are different in color.  The webpage has the cost of the room rental, square footage of the room, and the maximum duration of the event. Screenshot of the Taste It! webpage on...
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