Exterior, House Building Type, and Wood Siding Material Tom Givone’s clients, Rose and Steve Smith, teach overseas and have owned their house for 26 years. They intended to fix it up slowly and retire there. As one problem led to another, they reached a point when they felt their only option, as Rose put it, was to “burn it down.”  Takes on the Modern Farmhouse by Zach Klein from A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse

Takes on the Modern Farmhouse

Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged materials with his latest creation—this torqued-volume addition to an 1850s family homestead in Pennsylvania.

Tom Givone’s clients, Rose and Steve Smith, teach overseas and have owned their house for 26 years. They intended to fix it up slowly and retire there. As one problem led to another, they reached a point when they felt their only option, as Rose put it, was to “burn it down.”

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