Doors/Entry Systems

A Clean Look

An all-glass entryway and curtainwall system combine to deliver a striking façade at 9001 Cypress Waters in North Dallas, Texas. Unique T-shaped mullions and extended face caps support the thermally broken curtainwall’s clean, streamlined spans of glass. GFF Architects’ design also features a four-story trellis made from layered aluminum tubing.

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Door for all Seasons

The AA 3200M Thermal Sliding Door, complete with its IsoPour Thermal Break Technology, merges the pour and debridge thermal break with polymer isolator technologies. Features include interior and exterior dual finish capabilities, low and standard threshold options, stainless-steel casters, tracks and fasteners, and an insect screen.

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Transformer

Disguised as attractive cladding, this five bifold door, designed by WRNS Studio, as part of Schweiss Doors’ designer bifold liftstrap line, gives this kiosk-style cafe at the San Francisco Civic Center the right touch for the plaza. Consisting of laser-cut stainless-steel panels, the doors open on all sides. When closed, they blend into the building design so passersby don’t even see them.

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Builders Show Surprise

A 3.5-ft. × 10-ft. reclaimed barnwood door presents a sustainable solution for an entrance that blends rustic character with modern design. This outswing door offers a natural contrast with the onyx extruded aluminum exterior trim. The door is surrounded by a direct set sidelite. A select offering of Ashley Norton hardware is also available.

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Elegant Thermal Performance

With a frame profile intersection of just 99 mm (3.875 in.), the SL84 folding frame system reaches a new level of aesthetics with a super-slimmest aluminum profile and minimal exposed hardware. On the performance side, the system utilizes continuous seals along the face of each panel, and two levels of insulating thermal breaks aid against heat or cold. Depending on the glazing of the unit, panel sizes can reach heights up to 11 ft. 6 in.

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Slopes No Challenge

The Type BR door from BILCO is designed for installation on sloped sidewalls of brick, stone, block or poured concrete. Unlike the company’s previous door model for sloped walls, the frame of the new model does not hang down into the masonry opening, making installation fast and easy. The door is designed with a flat frame that can simply be placed on top of the sidewalls and positioned as required to accommodate the areaway opening dimensions.

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Easy, Smooth Operation

ADA-compliant, with an acoustic Sound Transmission Class of 45, AcoustiFOLD sliding doors support larger opening sizes and space management. With only 15/16 in. of exposed track, the doors deliver a seamless transitions between spaces.

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Wood Sliding Doors

With a 45-minute fire rating, FireSlide wood sliding doors come in laminate and natural veneer options and free up around 30 sq. ft. of usable space with no need for the swing space as with other doors. Featuring ADA-compliant, self-closing mechanisms and positive latching hardware, doors incorporate acoustic seals.

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Threshold of Innovation

Lualdi’s Edge by Marco Piva, is a door and wall system born from the desire to shape an object that is usually considered “flat,” such as the door, creating a volumetric effect and providing a new visual importance with functionality. Through the cut of the panel, the door becomes a work of art: a frame within a frame, a new, three-dimensional structure in what is normally considered a two-dimensional body, which plays with the lights and shadows of the environment in which it is placed. 

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A Grand Entrance

Joining forces with Baldwin Hardware, Kolbe’s selection of entrance door systems combines all wood/wood with extruded aluminum exteriors with stylish decorative hardware. Specialized combinations of wood species, glass and hardware afford designers a high level of creativity in crafting appealing openings. 

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