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Reading Summary #4

BAZELON, EMILY. “Making Bathrooms More Accommodating.” New York Times Magazine. 17 November 2015. Web. 2 January 2016. This article focuses on bathroom accommodations for individuals. It starts off discussing bathrooms and how they are the most common markers of sex… Continue Reading →

Reading Summary #3

“His & Hers: Designing for a Post-Gender Society” by Suzanne Tick This article focuses on gender evolution. Tick opens up discussing that “identity is no longer clearly defined as male or female, but by increasingly visible manifestations of sexuality or… Continue Reading →

Built environment – digital record #5 – image

I took this photo inside Lenox. I chose to take this photo for 2 reasons: 1. It represents Buckhead as a whole in relation to how upper-class this area is and 2. I have only seen a Tesla in Buckhead…. Continue Reading →

Built Environment – Digital Record #4 – video

Once I had finally arived at Lenox, I stayed outside to observe for a while, but then I went inside to see what I could see. I took this video while walking around Lenox. I decided to take a video… Continue Reading →

Built Environment – Digital Record #3 – image

This is part of the Buckhead “skyline”. I was on my way to Lenox from Buckhead Station and took this picture. This is just a couple blocks from Lenox. It caught my eye because of the design of the buildings… Continue Reading →

Built Environment – digital record #2 – artifact

In order to get a decent photo of the Buckhead Wall, I had to come into Buckhead Station. Buckhead station is located down the street from Lenox. It consists of apartment buildings and condominiums, shopping, as well as some restaurants.

Built Environment – Digital Record #1

This wall is called “The Buckhead Wall”. This wall is very intriguing to me. It was very interesting to see this when I drove by on my way to Lenox, so I stopped in this parking lot, climbed a few… Continue Reading →

Built Environment Description #1 – Exterior

I chose to do my description on Buckhead. I chose this site because there are a variety of different things and people to observe. The exterior of Buckhead is very upscale and modern. The buildings and streets are very new…. Continue Reading →

Annotated Bibliography #3

Ellis, Cliff. “Process And Principles In Urban Design.” Journal Of Urban Design 19.1 (2014): 47-48. Academic Search Complete. Web. 4 Feb. 2016. This article is a response to the first article I used. Ellis portrays the article in a good… Continue Reading →

Annotated Bibliography #2

Inam, Aseem. “From Dichotomy to Dialectic: Practicing Theory in Urban Design.” Journal of Urban Design 16.2 (2011): 257-277. Academic Search Complete. Web. 4 Feb. 2016. This article discusses dichotomy in practicing urban design. This article helps to address the assumption… Continue Reading →

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