Author Archive: mrharrod

  • Bavarian Cottage

    Bavarian Cottage

    FINAL PICTURES COMING SOON! We were given the task to build a house based on a 400 year old cottage. Scope: Find land and Build a Bavarian Cottage based on a picture from a book. Cottage must look […]

  • Convert a Raw New Construction Condo into Energy Efficient Residential Space Scope: Install Kitchen, Bathroom, Windows, Doors, Bedrooms, New HVAC, Polished Concrete Floors Tasks: Design, Draft Plans, Build Features: 1000 SF with yard and parking, Super Efficient comfortable, Modern [Show as […]

  • Add Third Story Addition and Deck to Existing 2 Story Structure Scope: Third Story Addition, Including Powder room and Bar Sink, Deck, New Skylights, Roof Tear Off and New Roof Tasks: Manage Subs, Regular Contractor things, Carpentry, Problem solving Features: Garapa […]

  • New Kitchen and Powder Room Scope: Level Floors, New Plumbing and Electric, New Windows, New Back Door, Install Kitchen and Powder Room Tasks: Design, Draft Plans, Anticipate and Internalize Client Aesthetics, Build Features: Custom Door and Drawer Fronts on Ikea Cabinets, […]

  • Leopard Street

    Leopard Street

    4 Unit Condominium building – Philadelphia PA – 2007 Center City Philadelphia’s 1st use of residential SIP construction. Center City Philadelphia’s 1st residential Geo-Thermal Heat Pump HVAC. White Cool Roof TPO membrane. Other sustainable and low VOC material […]

  • Manor House

    Manor House

    English building combined with a French building. Full ICF basement, SIP wall and roof construction, radiant heating, geothermal HVAC from new pond, Nu-Lok Slate Roofing system with integrated solar panels. Final pictures coming soon!  

  • The last renovation on this bathroom happened in the early 1990’s when the home was a rental. The bathroom was cold, under lit and over the years various leaks had started to rot the walls and the floors. […]

  • Converting former carriage house/garage door company/art studio to a residential dwelling in Mt Airy. We collaborated with client on interior design and systems, took it through the drafting process and handed it off to an architect for final […]

  • Other Projects

    Other Projects

    Kingbig Inc does projects large and small! The gallery below has a few of the other projects we have completed over the years. A lot of the work we have done we have not taken pictures so that’s […]

  • Total Rehab

    Total Rehab

    Total Rehab of South Philadelphia Rowhouse. Scope: Replace everything except for some floors. Tasks: Manage Sub Contractors, Carpentry, General Contractor Features: Custom Kitchens, Millwork, Stairwell, New Roof, Windows, Doors, Systems, etc. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

  • We build with Thermally Modified Wood. The holy grail of outdoor woods:¬†rot-resistant, weather-resistant,¬†insect-resistant, strong, and dimensionally stable. And to make the quest more challenging, let‚Äôs add beautiful, non-toxic, and sustainable. Impossible, you say? Take a look at thermally […]

  • A fairly typical kitchen job; Ikea cabinets (which are quite good for the money, especially the hardware) Corian countertops (my personal favorite in terms of performance which includes all the variations, quartz, Hi-Macs, etc.), Honed Slate floor tiles, […]

  • A Small Kitchen

    A Small Kitchen

    This was work for some friends. I helped them design a new kitchen for a small space. After discussions we found that social interaction was an important part of cooking so we set it up so that the […]

  • Siding – Rain Screen

    Siding – Rain Screen

    This was kind of a small job. Client wanted natural unfinished cedar siding. We repaired existing sheathing, added building wrap, insulation, flashing above windows and doors, various drip edges, and a second layer of building wrap with a […]