Atlanta’s Built Environment is Creating New Cultures throughout the City: BED rough draft

If you’re from Atlanta, or spend a lot of time here, there’s a particularly unique brand of people you have probably noticed; especially if you have been out at night.  These people tend to wear old or beaten up clothes in conjunction with certain new and expensive pieces, attend all the functions you wouldn’t expect them to know about, and live all around unorthodox lifestyles by the regular Southern standard.  These people are most widely known as hipsters.  Hipsters are viewed as weird by many but in reality they are the people that drive the culture forward.  These are the people that do not seek approval from anyone about a fashion trend or new hairstyle, they do it and if everyone likes it then a new fad is born.  Why are hipsters so prevalent in the city of Atlanta in 2016, one may inquire.  The answer can be traced back to the built environment of the city, the playground where they are constantly finding new areas to play in....

Exterior Environment: Digital Record #3

Figure 3: located on the floor right above the train waiting station, this is the entrance through which all passengers must past through. Self-serving electronic gates and card dispensers are available for use to any paying customer who wishes to use MARTA’s transportation service. Security personal are usually present to prevent people from sneaking pas the gates without...
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