C3 Spaces is an exciting new line of park model homes from C3 Design, Inc., an innovative, design-oriented manufacturer of pre-engineered factory-built homes established by Fred Carl, Jr., creator of the iconic Viking range. Prior to founding Viking in 1985, Mr. Carl was a fourth generation building contractor and operated his own design/build construction firm with a focus on high-end residential projects. With more than 35 years of experience in construction, design and manufacturing and a lifelong passion for architecture, Fred Carl is a renowned innovator and businessman. He has been inducted into the National Kitchen & Bath Association Hall of Fame, the Mississippi Business Hall of Fame and the Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame. He received an American Spirit Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration for his leadership in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, when he served as Director of Recovery Housing for the Governor’s Commission for Gulf Coast Rebuilding. Carl also serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Mississippi State University School of Architecture and on the Advisory Board of the Center for Manufacturing Excellence at the University of Mississippi. During his tenure as the CEO of Viking, Mr. Carl led the transformation of the company’s manufacturing operations through the implementation of the famed Toyota Production System.