Field Note Fridays
Interviews with movers-and-shakers in Atlanta's design and development worlds.
Thomas Woltz on inspiration and challenges surrounding one of the most anticipated public spaces in Atlanta.
VP spokesperson for International Council of Shopping Centers talks big-picture ideas about Atlanta retail and millennial impact.
John Portman & Associates principal dissects CODA, new airport hotel, and three ATL places he’d like to reshape
Sketches reveal the origin of projects destined to change the feel of Atlanta.
"Millennials are starting to settle down, get married, buy houses, and have kids. We can't be shacking up with four roommates to pay rent and save money anymore."
While the Memorial Drive corridor has long been a hub of industry, development is quickly changing the character. Greg Giuffrida, who oversees the area, tells us what’s going on.
Field Note Fridays is back! This week we hear from VP of John Portman & Associates, Rob Halverson, AIA, on his experiences working at home and abroad with one of the most influential firms — and architects — in the history of Atlanta.
Atlanta is not a city known for preservation. In fact, many would say one thing the city does best is development through demolition. This week for Field Note Fridays, we try to understand why the city struggles so much with preserving its heritage.
As Atlanta plows ahead with post-recession construction projects, many have asked whether we may be creating a bubble. To better understand the economics of the boom, and possible overbuilding, we hear today from KC Conway of SunTrust.
Ponce City Market is kind of a big deal. And Jamestown, the firm behind the transformation, had quite the task to convert the space into the adaptive-reuse sensation it is today. In today's Q&A we hear from Michael Phillips, Jamestown President.
S9, the design team behind Ponce City Market and the recently unveiled Murder Kroger redevelopment, is a New York City-based firm built on an affinity for Atlanta. Much of the love stems from John Clifford, a Georgia Tech engineering grad.
The PATH400 project has rapidly materialized thanks to the hard work of Livable Buckhead. In this segment of Field Note Fridays, we get the scoop on how things are going with the trail and what we can expect in the future. Hint: It's bright.
Atlanta's iconic Westin Peachtree Plaza in the heart of downtown is turning 40. To mark the occasion, we toured the classic building — Mick Jagger and Ringo Starr's "home away from home" — with General Manager Ron Tarson.