The Melody

  • Atlanta, Georgia
    30,000 SF
    Beck – Architecture, Preconstruction, Construction

The Melody, Atlanta’s first multifamily shipping container development, is a pioneering project aimed at reducing the city’s unhoused population. Transforming 20 containers into 40 studio apartments within four months, it showcases rapid and innovative design and construction techniques.

Designed and built by The Beck Group with partners including the City of Atlanta, Partners for Home, and Atlantica Properties, the project emphasizes trauma-informed, biophilic design for physical and mental well-being. Each 160 SF studio features a bedroom, ADA-accessible bathroom, and kitchenette. Community amenities include a garden, dog park, and gathering spaces. The Melody honors the memory of Melody Bloodworth, who struggled with homelessness.

The Atlanta Business Chronicle named The Melody the Best in Atlanta Real Estate, recognizing its profound impact and commitment to addressing homelessness swiftly and affordably.