High Density Housing Complexes

by Joseph Steckling | Feb 13, 2013
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Summary:

I would use the million dollars to start a factory in St. Paul to produce pre-fabricated low cost housing units.
1. A compact high tech structural design and unique use of space.
2. Aesthetically pleasing.
3. Very small footprint.
4. Minimum real estate.
5. Efficient polyurethane insulation.
6. Stackable units.
7. Trailerable.
8. Low cost.
9. Low maintenance.
10. May be utilized as apartments, motels, low cost affordable housing or cabins.
11. A factory will pre-fabricate units so they can be constructed year round.
12. The factory will generate substantial tax revenue.
13. The factory will create many highly skilled professional full time jobs.
a) Engineers,
b) Drafters
c) Cabinet makers
d) Electricians
e) Plumbers
f) Carpenters
g) Concrete workers
h) Steel workers
i) Crane operators
j) Truck drivers
k) Sheet metal workers
l) Machinists
m) Machine operators
n) Welders
o) Secretaries
p) Assemblers
q) Maintenance personnel
r) Installers
14. Each self-contained unit is furnished with the following built in.
a) Futon sofa bed
b) Night stand
c) Two sconces
d) LED lighting
e) Six foot counter top
f) Two burner counter top stove
g) Vent hood
h) Refrigerator
i) Microwave
j) Sink with overhead light
k) TV
l) Ample cupboard space
m) Several drawers
n) Closet
o) Storage areas
p) Furnace
q) Air conditioning
r) Sprinkler fire protection
s) Bathroom
i. Toilet
ii. Shower
iii. Sink
iv. Vent fan
v. Medicine cabinet
vi. Towel cabinet

About You

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About You

First Name

Joseph

Last Name

Steckling

City

Sauk Rapids

County

Benton

Country

United States, MN

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How did you hear about the Forever Saint Paul Challenge?

On TV news channel 4

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Your idea

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Title of your idea

High Density Housing Complexes

Give us the highlights of your idea for making Saint Paul great (2,000 characters maximum or approx. 250 words)

I would use the million dollars to start a factory in St. Paul to produce pre-fabricated low cost housing units.
1. A compact high tech structural design and unique use of space.
2. Aesthetically pleasing.
3. Very small footprint.
4. Minimum real estate.
5. Efficient polyurethane insulation.
6. Stackable units.
7. Trailerable.
8. Low cost.
9. Low maintenance.
10. May be utilized as apartments, motels, low cost affordable housing or cabins.
11. A factory will pre-fabricate units so they can be constructed year round.
12. The factory will generate substantial tax revenue.
13. The factory will create many highly skilled professional full time jobs.
a) Engineers,
b) Drafters
c) Cabinet makers
d) Electricians
e) Plumbers
f) Carpenters
g) Concrete workers
h) Steel workers
i) Crane operators
j) Truck drivers
k) Sheet metal workers
l) Machinists
m) Machine operators
n) Welders
o) Secretaries
p) Assemblers
q) Maintenance personnel
r) Installers
14. Each self-contained unit is furnished with the following built in.
a) Futon sofa bed
b) Night stand
c) Two sconces
d) LED lighting
e) Six foot counter top
f) Two burner counter top stove
g) Vent hood
h) Refrigerator
i) Microwave
j) Sink with overhead light
k) TV
l) Ample cupboard space
m) Several drawers
n) Closet
o) Storage areas
p) Furnace
q) Air conditioning
r) Sprinkler fire protection
s) Bathroom
i. Toilet
ii. Shower
iii. Sink
iv. Vent fan
v. Medicine cabinet
vi. Towel cabinet

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Innovation

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What makes your idea different or unexpected? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

As a CEO I ran a multi-million dollar manufacturing facility for over a dozen years. This has provided me with the background and experience in order to put this project together and bring it through to fruition. As a mechanical designer I’ve utilized my skills in structural and building construction disciplines to design pre-fabricated housing units. These never built before modular units were developed to maximize living space with using a minimum amount of material and real estate.

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How will your idea make a difference in Saint Paul? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

Starting this factory in St. Paul would provide St. Paul with many highly skilled jobs, generate a huge amount of tax revenue and make available low cost living areas for its residents. Each modular unit’s unique design will allow many residents to live in comfort without feeling congested utilizing a very small real estate footprint.

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Why do you think people will recognize or remember your idea after it comes to life? How might it inspire others to do something similar in their community? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

The aesthetically pleasing structures will be able to be constructed on small lots and will help to beautify the inner city as well as neighborhoods in urban areas. Because they will be desirable all other cities with dense population’s I project fast growth of the company. The unique design will appeal to resort developers. They could be used in airports for those that become stranded due to delays or cancellations or just want to spend the night.

apolinario sasam said: Wow! Now this is really something, I think High Density Housing Complexes are fairly durable. This is pretty nice though. - Scott Safadi about this Competition Entry. - 2713 days ago read more >

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