First Container House in Carrollton, Georgia Rises

October brings substantial progress in the construction of our Carroll County Container House. A modern interpretation of the country side farmhouse, this unique residence combines a various compositions of materials. This week steel framing is being installed and the shipping containers have been set in place.

 Containers used for private areas of house

Containers used for private areas of house

 Steel Framing being erected for frontal wall

Steel Framing being erected for frontal wall

 Steel Framing for Window Wall Installed

Steel Framing for Window Wall Installed

Design Concept for Washington Street Community Center

This month we begin our exploration in the use of shipping containers for educational use. Washington Street Community Center is seeking a solution for cost-effective expansion of their campus. The spine creates the open framework from which new educational modules can develop. A machine for learning.

 The Idea

The Idea

 Site Concept

Site Concept

 Science and Math Modules

Science and Math Modules

Our First Residential Container Permit Achieved!

We achieved our first residential permit for a shipping container home today in Carroll County. The Nix Residence represents our first major container project in the housing market. I applaud the staff at Carroll County's building department for thinking outside of the box. This is a great milestone for all of us involved. 

 Nix Residence, Carroll County, Georgia - 5 Shipping Containers

Nix Residence, Carroll County, Georgia - 5 Shipping Containers

Atelierseven selected to design the Atlanta Music Project Academy

Atelier 7, an Atlanta-based architectural firm has been selected, along with Bryson Constructors to renovate an existing grocery store, located in Capital View Neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia for the Atlanta Music Academy.  The facility will include performance space, flexible group and private practice room and administrative offices. The new space will feature operable garage doors on the front facade, to allow the building to transform from an instructional facility to an urban concert hall.  Construction is anticipated to start in the Spring 2018.

 The Urban Speaker - Atlanta Music Project - Dill Street Renovation

The Urban Speaker - Atlanta Music Project - Dill Street Renovation

Invest Atlanta Planning Westside Innovation Center In Retrofitted Shipping Containers - Mixed-Use

A7 is pleased to announce our selection as the design firm to complete the Innovation Village Container Park. 

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Invest Atlanta stated in documents the offering is intended to “create an innovation village, offering attractive, affordable space to small businesses and entrepreneurs.”

Read more at: https://www.bisnow.com/atlanta/news/mixed-use/martas-next-tod-repurposed-shipping-container-innovation-village-75555?utm_source=CopyShare&utm_medium=Browser
— Invest Atanta