Chicago Metal Rolled Products, a company that specializes in roller coaster track, fabricated the addition’s columns using a technique called “round tube bending”— a cold process by which straight 8-foot-long hollow tubes are pushed through a series of dies and rollers to bend them into a desired shape.  Photo 4 of 22 in A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
Construction took 16 months from start to finish.  Photo 6 of 22 in A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
"You sketch a concept, model it, but to see it actually take shape is always surprising." Givone says. "Building this specific structure, that payoff was more dramatic. It looked just as I had imagined and rendered it, by hand in Play-Doh, all those months before."  Photo 5 of 22 in A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
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