Cool Design: Homes With Giant Pivoting Doors

Cool Design: Homes With Giant Pivoting Doors

While pivoting doors do get used on the interior to impressive effect, we find the ones that modulate indoor-outdoor experiences the most compelling. And with motorized pivot door options that open at the push of a button, bringing the living space out to the yard can be a breeze in more ways than one. Check out some stellar examples below.


This Sydney home by Marston Architects features VITROCSA doors that measure almost 10 feet high | Photo by Katherine Lu via Contemporist


The giant, timber-slat pivoting door in this Japanese-inspired Texas house by Robertson Design doesn’t immediately connect interior living spaces to the outdoors, but it does create a subtle divide between the private yard and a more public entrance | Photo by Robertson Design via Designboom


This five-bedroom Aussie mansion has a pretty dreamy yard, and the pivoting door certainly brings it much closer | Photo via Domain


American architect Steven Holl designed this Arizona desert pad, which employs a large glass and steel pivoting door as the gateway to the oasis | Photo via Realtor


Dutch firm Sculp-It Architecte claims these custom glass doors—measuring 20 feet high and 4.4 tons in total weight—are the world’s largest, and we’re inclined to believe them | Photo by Luc Roymans via Dezeen


Another Sydney contemporary home by Marston Architects uses pivoting glass doors to connect open-plan interiors with a terrace | Photo by Katherine Lu via Designboom


Mexico City firm EDAA designed this stone-and-stucco dwelling for an elderly couple, and super-wide pivoting glass doors feature prominently | Photo via Dezeen


Is more the merrier? This California contemporary home by XTEN Architecture thinks so | Photo by Jeremy Bittermann via ArchDaily


A nearly ten-foot-high pivoting wood-and-glass door opens up this renovated London terrace house to its yard | Photo by Jack Hobhouse via Dezeen
via Curbed | Lead image: Photo by Katherine Lu via Contemporist

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