411 Doors Exterior Design Photos And Ideas - Page 3

An Indusparquet wood deck extends into the forest.
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.
Natural light brightens the living areas when the glazed doors to the terrace are opened.
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 house was designed with passive heating and cooling strategies in mind, which are so successful that there is no air conditioning. The thickened wall over the north-facing glass forms an eave, which helps to modulate incoming sunlight in the summer. "In winter, the sun can penetrate well inside the living and dining rooms, warming the floor slab," says the firm. Additionally, "the double height of the living space provides stack ventilation, with an operable highlight window naturally drawing hot air up and out." Cross-breezes are encouraged by effective window and door placement.
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.
A copper entrance at the back of the house.
Once the front door opens, one can see all the way through to the sea.
The entrance to the house.
A pallet boiler powers heating and hot water in winter. It's stored in a buried silo in the summer.
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.
The “Green Concrete” floor is made of recycled material and cement replacement compounds, which greatly reduce its carbon footprint.
The Victorian brick terrace house is more than 100 years old.
A swinging entrance door makes a bold first impression.
Expansive, bright circulations offer opportunities to display art and family objects, and encourage occupants to enjoy peaceful moments.
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.
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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 buildings recall the agricultural forms of the local built environment, but as is our nature in our designs, we sought to take that context and evolve it to a more emphatic modern language. We sought to design something that was exquisitely proportioned in a quiet, agricultural way." –Tom Kundig, Design Principal
The entryway of the renovated farmhouse.
Victorian ash clads the lounge room walls. Painted OSB was used for the kitchen joinery and ceiling throughout.
The extension sits on a burnished concrete slab with exposed concrete bricks along the main wall.
A wooden entrance door painted in "Alentejo blue" opens to welcome entrants onto a traditional, brick-paved patio—a feature typical of the region’s architecture.
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.
Generous overhangs and period lighting speak to the house's era while sliding glass doors create outdoor access.
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.
The east elevation of the Ex of In House faces the rising sun.
A floor-to-ceiling glass entrance door.
A palette of stone, concrete, and greenery greets guests at the home’s front entrance.
An attentive sensitivity to site played into nearly every aspect of both the exterior andinterior spaces of the home. Architect Peter Rose collaborated with landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh, who worked to craft and maintain the wild, organic feel of the environs. Will Parry, a local builder, custom-fabricated all of the sustainably harvested Spanish cedar-and-glass windows and skylights throughout. Here, a vertical-swinging window at the end of the entry hallway opens directly to a lush expanse of vegetation.
The entryway features a Studioilse Bench 443 in walnut with a leather pad by De La Espada.
An oversized, seven-square-foot glass pivot door marks the main entrance and leads to the foyer.
Olson Kundig's natural and warm architectural palette combines metal, wood, and concrete, set against the blues and greens of the lush surroundings and bay.
A timber door painted a vibrant red marks the sheltered entrance.
The ten-by-six-foot solid wood door has a traditional "waving wood" pattern to the surface.
A smart door lock makes it easy for you to let pet-sitters in as well as know that they've been there.
The home is clad in stucco, which is an extremely fire-resistant material. The front door is made from mahogany, which is durable and matches the gate.

Modern doors are all about first impressions, whether it's installed on the exterior or interior. Endlessly customizable, crafted out of metal or wood, they have the power to reconfigure any space. Ideas for modern folding, sliding, and swing doors abound in our collection.