249 Doors Swing Door Type Exterior Design Photos And Ideas - Page 2

The vestibule is new, but attention to detail helps it blend in with the old. "Molding, casings, and wall paneling was replicated and reinstalled to create a new opening that looked like it had always been there," says Urban Pioneering Architecture. The glass door with the decorative metalwork is from Irreplaceable Artifacts, and the tile is the Circulos pattern from the Cement Tile Shop.
Erin and Creighton Barrett with their two children.
"The house is so Neutra, yet in a more wooded setting and perched high above the river," says the listing agent Rick Distel. The front door is painted a royal blue and framed by glass windows.
A glass-encased entrance hallway extends outward to meet guests before leading to the central tower and staircase.
Dunbar and Astrakhan's low-cost, high-impact tour de force is a storefront facade constructed from salvaged double-insulated window glass panels arranged in a shingle pattern.
A view of the entry from outside. One enters the house from under a pergola of wisteria, and is immediately within a house of light. A large skylight over the wall at the end of the entry serves as both an art wall, and a way of welcoming you with light in a formerly dark area.
The gate, opening onto the entry courtyard, serves as the pavilion's front door.
Measuring 150 square feet, the terrace is also comprised of a steel structure. The decking was made from untreated chestnut.
The view of the protected patio from the living room.
Gentle Genius sets a new key in the urban music score, recovering a deep note lost in time, reinventing local instruments to manifest as a sound from the future, allowing the Genius Loci to compose new music again.
The home explores the dark/light contrast found in traditional Japanese architecture and plays with shadow and light.
A deck at the entry wraps an existing tree. The charred wood exterior contrasts sharply with the blonde wood interior.
Now, new concrete embellished with a cement tile pad brings "an extra layer of texture when you walk in," says Valencia. Spindles were added to the restored second-floor railing for safety, before it got a new coat of paint. All new lighting makes the exterior more welcoming, as does the refreshed front door, thanks to its new sea foam color.
The use of Western Red Cedar for the interior accents feels cohesive with the exterior.
White oak cabinetry features throughout the Weave house—including in the marble-clad master bathroom. The walk-in shower area with a copper soaking tub transforms from a private retreat to an outdoor experience with a pivoting door, custom built by Identity Construction.
Bright orange paint trims glass doors set in the corrugated metal siding, providing a cheerful contrast.
An oversized entrance door leads to an angled hallway that obscures views to create an element of surprise. The Vollen bench in Custom Red Lacquer is from Chadhaus.
The home's entrance door is richly textured from its past life as a marble chopping block.
During the renovation, the home’s older siding was swapped out for a rainscreen installation to improve moisture control.
The entrance leads straight to the central atrium.
A view from the outdoor patio into the living space. All cabinetry is pine wood.
At a loft-cum-farmhouse in Sebastopol, California for a family transplanted from Manhattan, the home needed to be open, rustic, and able to accommodate a son who gets around in a power wheelchair. From the moment you enter the home, wide, generously sizes spaces welcome you, from the wide front door to an open, central living space where the entire family—and a regular cast of visitors—spends much of their time.
The entrance to the triplex.
Klopf Architecture preserved the vertical “thinline” wood siding, and matched it in kind at the front addition.
The home's unique spiral staircase can be seen through the home's exterior expression.
The entrance to the house.
The floor-to-ceiling windows at either end of a Seattle boathouse allow light to stream through the entire 1,000-square-foot space.
This view shows how the interior and exterior passageways intersect, as well as the relationship between the courtyard and the street. The architects sought to ensure privacy, so the homeowners can enjoy their garden undisturbed. "Suburban houses need to respond to the rigors of privacy and security, amongst others demands," says the firm. "Day-to-day rituals and routines may be embellished by natural light, social relationships, and a proximity to nature. The making of a home is about enclosure, comfort, and pleasure."
Throughout Thornbury House, Olaver Architecture was deliberate about applying "minor alterations to simple forms," to make the so-called "box" addition feel more special. Starting at the entry, a timber-clad, curved corner creates flow.
The home's entrance features Tiffany stained glass windows.
Locally sourced ceramic tiles are used in the kitchenette.
The view from outside into the studio. The lighting is by Artemide and the windows are by Alumicor.
A wall of glazing across from the kitchen pod connects to a centrally located courtyard, with landscaping by Eckersley Garden Architecture.
The home's walls, ceilings, and built-in furnishings are made of ferro-cement coated with a paste of marble powder and white cement.
Once the front door opens, one can see all the way through to the sea.
The paths between the chalet are deliberately unlit at night to avoid light pollution. Instead, guests are given lanterns.
Zallinger Alpine Retreat in the Italian Alps
The entrance to the home features hand-carved Moroccan wooden doors.
A swinging entrance door makes a bold first impression.
Metal, brick, and wood harmonize near the entrance of the house.
Large, pivoting glass doors connect the kitchen with a patio.
The skylight above the cooking station became such a strong feature of the design that the chef named the restaurant Esora, which means "drawn sky" or "painting in the sky" in Japanese.
The Inside Out residence has narrow, sheltered ledges along its perimeter where cats can nap in the sun.
Ladder steps lead up to the living area.
A bright yellow front door adds a bold pop of color to the minimal exterior palette.
The entryway of the renovated farmhouse.
By scouring shops, sales, and auctions, George Marrone amassed a giant trove of postwar furniture. He and his partner, Michael Nocera, applied that same work ethic to a 1959 home in Wilmington, Delaware, which they patched up over two years. The couple’s bulldogs stand guard at the flagstone entrance. The door, still with its Space Age knobs, is painted Flaming Torch by Behr. The brass wallhanging above the landing is by C. Jeré.
The exterior palette consists of dark cedar siding, mahogany decks, and exposed gray steel beams.
The interior doors were replaced with flush, solid core doors painted Farrow & Ball Inchyra Blue.
A grand glass door serves as the entrance to the home.
The area includes a Wally planter from Woolly Pocket near the custom steel-and-glass doors.
The front door opens to the Lotus House’s central light-filled three-story glass atrium.
Updated siding and new windows create a cohesive exterior look.
The door to the social zones swing open to connect to the terrace.
Mirrored glass allows this holiday home in Mexico to blend in with it's woodland site.
“We talked about creating a sense of mystery when [guests] walked in from the street,” says Christopher. A gate swings open on a steel bar-stock frame to reveal a courtyard and the dining room beyond.
A floor-to-ceiling glass entrance door.
The entryway features a Studioilse Bench 443 in walnut with a leather pad by De La Espada.

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