Built Environment Analysis (Draft)

Title: The Financial Wall that Divides Metropolitan Atlanta Today, Atlanta is one of the most fastest growing urban cities in the country. New buildings and roads are being built and remodeled everyday, but what majority people don’t realize is that there is an unbalanced growth in the city of Atlanta. When one walks through the current day city of Atlanta, one area of the city in the north will have lavish new apartments and beautifully groomed green spaces, but a couple blocks down in the south one could see a poverty stricken neighborhood with wore down streets and disparaging homes. The gap between the rich and poor is clearly seen within the built environment in Atlanta. The uneven distribution of wealth in north and southern Atlanta could leads to a profuse amount of issues in the community; the regions concentrated poverty is growing disproportionately and has strong racial dimensions which leads to issues with undermined neighborhoods, economic opportunities, and urban...

Digital Built Environment Description: Central Atlanta Progress and Atlanta Downtown Improvement District:

The official homepage for Central Atlanta Progress and Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (CAP/ADID) can be found with the link: www.atlantadowntown.com. Working side by side, CAP and ADID are committed to creating a thriving Downtown Atlanta community for all of its property owners, employees, residents, students and visitors. The work of CAP and ADID includes a broad range of innovative programs and public-private partnerships focused on the economic development, the physical environment and the marketing of Downtown Atlanta. Upon visiting the site, visitors can see that the homepage is pretty straightforward with it organization, where each section is categorized into its own box laid out across the webpage. The first thing that draws the visitors attention would be the circulating pictures with links to further information, positioned at the center frame of the website. The pictures that are in repeat circulation shows images of vibrant popular Downtown Atlanta locations with its people and the organizations that reside within its city. Next to this are links to their social media networks and information about CAP/ADID and what the organization does. The CAP/ADID’s homepage also provides a quick overview of information about news, upcoming events, and a blog relating to Downtown Atlanta. For more in-depth information on events coming to Downtown Atlanta visitors can click on the link Events, same thing goes for Downtown Atlanta News and Blog. The website is notably simplistic and easy when it comes to navigation. On the top of the homepage are six colorful tabs clearly labeled categorizing the central information of the website. Each tab drops down, when visitors hover their mouse over them which further breaks down that tabs...
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