84 Doors Wood Exterior Design Photos And Ideas

Wood accents, evident in casework, doors, and the wood-slat ceiling, provide warmth against the cool, bluestone facade. A large wood-and-steel pivot door serves as a grand entry.
The exterior wood slat doors can fold inwards like wings to create eave-like shelters.
Thresholds that lead to the garden.
Ample glazing allows for views straight through the structure.
An oversized timber pivot door opens up to corridor, blurring the lines between indoor and out. Inside, a bright-red spiral staircase leads to the bedroom loft.
The foyer blurs the line between interior and exterior, as the landscape seems to flow into the house through thin steel windows. White walls and white oak floors introduce the home’s warm material palette, while a nine-foot-tall pivot door made of white oak and painted aluminum greets visitors.
The axially conceived linear layout meets the crossing of open space.
The sloping winged walls have mitered corners and nails laid out in perfect dimensions.
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The kitchen, the property's only modern addition, has been created from a garden courtyard. The space has been enclosed by a glazed roof and wall with sliding door, yet it retains its open feel.
Painted in the same warm navy as the exterior walls, the two solid-wood living room doors create a seamless link between the living room and terrace.
Sunlight floods the interiors through the greenhouse volume.
A new addition with a steel structure clad in hardwood screens was created at the rear of the house.
A wood pivot door with a recessed, custom-cut coir doormat.
A glass entry connects the addition and offers a clear view of—and direct access to–the natural landscape surrounding the site.
The wood was simply stained and left in its natural state, and reduced the need for more costly structural steel.
The angle of the wall also enables the home to capture the ever shifting light entering from the southern side of the building.
A Japanese-style tatami room is located at the left corner of the ground level, and connected to a small outdoor terrace.
A sliding wooden door marks the entrance to the interior courtyard of the home. The residence consists of three connected volumes of different heights wrapping around the center of the podium, and the spaces inside them carefully scaled: small enough for introspection, and large enough to take in the landscape.
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.
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.
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.
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A custom pivot door by Archispec opens onto a foyer with a poured-concrete floor. The oil painting at right is by Derrick Buisch.
A pivoting door, also made of larch, provides a shortcut to enter the structure as an alternative to the main courtyard entrance.
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Floor-to-ceiling wood-framed glazing frames views of the outdoors.
The rope door pulls are Rich’s creation.
While most homes have their front doors centered on a flat wall, this home in Canada by Omer Arbel is entered through two solid walnut doors at the corner of the home.
The front door of this house in Scotland is built from charred cedar boards—a traditional way of fireproofing wood developed in Japan. In this case, the effect on the front door is likely more aesthetic than preventative, though you can never be too careful.
An oversized mahogany door provides a grand entrance to the complex.
Thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows at the entryway, natural light now floods inside.
Updated siding and new windows create a cohesive exterior look.
Outside, larch-wood shutters offer the residents privacy.
A common theme of the remodel was the incorporation of salvaged material, both from the original house and outside sources. Collaborating with Peter Buley of Analog Modern, the original hemlock fir joists of the house were repurposed into the main entry door. Adjacent to the door is a bench made from a heart pine beam, sourced by Buley. The beam had been charred during a circa-1900 fire, and subsequently painted over during the last 100 years. The unique piece now finds its home in the entry foyer.
A mid-century modern color palette decorates the exterior.  Brightly colored doors highlight the home's entry.
Carly and Brad rearranged the former entry closet area to form a small vestibule that would block the direct view to the kitchen upon arrival. Instead of covering it with wallpaper, they created a custom stencil and painted it themselves on Cristmas Eve. They used the colors that are used throughout the house, while the triangles take cues from the triangles that exist on the original door.
The entrance opens into a light-filled hall, with a Marcel Wanders chandelier and a Luna console table by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance.
The grand entrance to Amizmiz House in Marrakesh.
“The bank of full-height windows brings in tons of southern light, but it also gives the stable a strong street presence, and it ties into the stick-built window pattern already established at the entry to the main house,” Schaer says. The locally-sourced Douglas fir windows and doors were provided by Lindal Cedar Homes.
A look at the beautiful wooden door at the front of the house.
The main entrance of the main cave was transformed into a wooden grid façade and glass curtain wall, allowing ample natural light to enter the space.
A side view of the front entrance.
The home has sliding doors with thick wood frames.
In the main corridor of the refreshed 19th century building, you’ll find original mosaic floors and lush potted plants from Alejandra Coll of Asilvestrada Plants.
Max Rippon and Ausias Perez painted the numbers on the doors in a similar style to the original signage of the building.
Mandel designed a six-by-eight-foot extension for additional space on the ground floor.
The color of the Fishers’ front door was inspired by an old Land Rover Defender’s hue, which Charlie had Benjamin Moore custom-match.
Glass panels on the staircase and second floor help spread light throughout the house.

Pett Level, England
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Though the house is a mostly wooden affair, a sense of transparency pervades, thanks to many windows and the glass front door.

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