The Stitch and surrounding areas need to be thriving and vibrant while offering a unique and authentic experience. Sustainable environments use a variety of techniques to reduce lifecycle costs and energy use, promote biodiversity, and mitigate climate change. A commitment to sustainability can also improve the quality of life and health outcomes for residents and enhance the visitor experience.


Priorities

What are your sustainability and resiliency priorities for the Stitch?

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18 March, 2024

Anonymous says:

Choose native plants and trees only, plant gardens that are attractive to bees and butterflies, ensure water circularity

12 March, 2024

PeakAtl says:

Biophilic design that rivals some of the best in the world and transit connectivity

12 March, 2024

Ben says:

Add urban greenery, with high density of trees; would help improve air quality.

9 March, 2024

Screengreen says:

Recycled concrete, native draught tolerant plants, selling items along an overlay that must be compostable, etc.

28 February, 2024

Tree canopy says:

Downtown Atlanta needs more tree canopy. Not lawn. Not shrubs. Not car parking. Not asphalt. We need trees. Trees keep pedestrians cool

28 January, 2024

Anonymous says:

Big opportunity for Stormwater management. Stitch will be relatively high, but by capturing water here it preserves downhill infrastructure

23 January, 2024

Anonymous says:

A place to host weekly wellness events for the community.

19 January, 2024

Clee says:

Collection of rainwater, runoff from too much concrete and paving. Local flora. Working naturally with what exists. Brooklyn Bride Park.

19 January, 2024

Comment Guy says:

Close in living amenities like grocery stores, so that driving for errands is unnecessary.

18 January, 2024

Griffin says:

The current proposal is a carbon emission black hole. Hundreds of thousands of pounds of carbon-polluting concrete infrastructure.

28 December, 2023

Anonymous says:

Consider the entire human experience in this space and what we want and need for the future, clean air, water, energy, and transportation.

21 December, 2023

Anonymous says:

Ban construction of new surface parking lots and parking garages.

Features

What sustainable and resilient features would you like to see for the Stitch?

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3 April, 2024

Useful Roofs says:

Rooftop community gardens, or just rooftop greenspace to retain water, cool the air, and filter pollutants.

18 March, 2024

Anonymous says:

Use carbon neutral concrete and infrastructure materials that can withstand extreme weather to avoid constant and expensive upkeep

28 February, 2024

Where are the trees? says:

We need tree canopy. Walking from Downtown to Midtown is too uncomfortable. Cars too fast. Sidewalk/intersection too dangerous. No trees

28 January, 2024

Anonymous says:

Encouraging non-motorized access between downtown and midtown! Add trees, reduce car trips, encourage density.

28 January, 2024

Anonymous says:

Filter particulates and emissions from highway below to maintain healthier surface environment for users and neighboring communities

26 January, 2024

Anonymous says:

Trees or overhead canopies to assist with sun.

29 November, 2023

Anonymous says:

Look to the Kendeda Building at GA Tech as an example. It is a "living building," designed with sustainability at the forefront.

27 November, 2023

Anonymous says:

Gardens (food gardens, rain gardens for stormwater management, etc.) — not just lawns for green space!