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  1. 1. Discovering Atlantic Station<br />By: Sydni Todd<br />Kayla Brown<br />Viyannah Robinson<br />Deneshia Walton<br />
  2. 2. Analysis<br />a. Estimate the total area of impervious surfaces where water cannot seep into the ground.<br /> Answer: 90%<br />b. Estimate the number and average height of trees in the shopping center.<br /> Answer: About 300 trees & the average height is 8 feet.<br />c. How are trees planted?<br /> Answer: The trees are planted in boxes with wood chips and mulch.<br />
  3. 3. Analysis continued...<br />d. Estimate the percentage of the parking lot that is filled with cars.<br /> Answer: 86%<br />e. Where does all the water that falls onto the shopping center drain into?<br /> Answer: Sewer drain.<br />f. Is the area aesthetically pleasing to you? Why or why not?<br /> Answer: Yes, because of the buildings appearance and layout of the shopping center.<br />
  4. 4. Questions<br />1. Did your respondents seem to feel positively about the mall?<br /> Answer: Yes.<br />2. What were some of the major problems respondents cited about having the mall in their community?<br /> Answer: Traffic and loitering.<br />3. What environmental problems did you see that were associated with the mall?<br /> Answer: Traffic & wildlife.<br />4.What functions does this mall play in this community?<br /> Answer: It has created a numerous amount of jobs and has became a major tourist site.<br />5. How can the negative environmental problems associated with malls be minimized?<br /> Answer: A train station could be added to reduce traffic.<br />6.Are several small shopping centers better than one large one? Why or why not?<br /> Answer: No, because all of the stores are right in that one shopping center.<br />7. If you were designing a mall, what important factors would you incorporate that weren’t included in this mall?<br /> Answer: It would have solar panels to save on electricity.<br />
  5. 5. Questions continued...<br />8. Where the roads leading to the mall there before the construction of the mall? Were additional roads built to accommodate the additional traffic? Were existing roads widened?<br /> Answer: The roads leading to the mall were there before the mall was built, but additional roads were built and then widened to accommodate the additional traffic.<br />9. What type of stores are in the mall? How many stores are there?<br /> Answer: There are men’s clothing stores, women’s and junior’s clothing stores, shoe stores, and furniture stores. There are a total of 38.<br />10. Is there evidence that the mall was constructed where a farm, residential area, or open field used to be?<br /> Answer: No.<br />11. Is there evidence that large trees were removed for the shopping center?<br /> Answer: No.<br />12. What type of wildlife is present at the mall?<br /> Answer: There are birds and squirrels.<br />
  6. 6. Around Atlantic Station<br />The Atlantic Condos<br />The Millennium Gate<br />
  7. 7. Performance in front of the Strip Restaurant<br />Icon Apartments<br />A piece of the <br />Atlantic Steel Mill<br />Around Atlantic Station<br />
  8. 8. Around Atlantic Station<br />
  9. 9. Stores<br />
  10. 10. More Stores<br />
  11. 11. More Stores<br />Mr. John at Kilwin’s<br />
  12. 12. Survey<br />
  13. 13. Survey<br />
  14. 14. Survey<br />
  15. 15. Survey<br />
  16. 16. Survey<br />
  17. 17. Survey<br />
  18. 18. Survey<br />