Cathy Schwabe Architecture
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Addition/Remodel of Historic House in Palo Alto contemporary-hall
 

Addition/Remodel of Historic House in Palo Alto

View through reconstructed hall with study/guest room on the left, entry hall and then living room beyond, living room corner to right and new courtyard. Quilt by Ellen Oppenheimer. Wood flooring and wall boards were reused from the original house. Photograph by David Wakely
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niloht wrote:
Where is the interior pocket door from?
   Comment   November 20, 2013
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi -
The door is a custom door built by a sub to the GC Young & Burton ( Danville, CA).
Thanks for the question.
Cathy
November 22, 2013 at 3:05pm     
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azsun wrote:
Great design of glass wall door. My questions: 1) who makes these sliding wall systems 2) can this type of wall system be installed in an existing wall with Arcadia doors to enlarge view. We have height and width. 3) What is the approximate cost--ball park.
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nkeshavjee
Cathy - I saw these doors and really liked them. i also noticed that the last part about pricing in the first comment was cut off. any chance you were able to dig up these figures?
June 15, 2014 at 7:13pm   
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi
A general rule of thumb I read in a recent Houzz
Idea book on these doors is
That they cost $1,000/ft. at 8ft in height. More if they
are taller. This seems about right. I don't have
Easy access to those door prices I wrote of
Previously. So this the best I can offer today.
Thanks
Cathy
June 15, 2014 at 8:39pm   
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Walking through the original home's hallway into the linking structure feels like a "walk through time," Schwabe says. The play of old and new is felt most here.Sliding doors open up the walls on both sides of the hallway, and in some ways the walls seem to disappear, fusing the interior to the outside. "The house personifies naturalism, a huge part of Craftsman philosophy," she says. The architect encouraged the absence of art on the walls. "The materials are so beautiful that they are decoration enough," she says.Sliding doors, screens: Fleetwood; hanging art quilt: Ellen Oppenheimer; flooring: Douglas fir, original to house; Womb Chair (at right): Y Living
If free and clear are what you’re after, the pocket lift and slide door may be a good solution. Leaving only the track at the head and sill as a reminder that this is actually an exterior wall, the pocket system is as invisible as they come. Depending on the width of the opening and the number of door panels, these pockets can be quite thick (1 foot and up).

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2. Opening Size With some manufacturers offering lift and slide configurations exceeding 50 feet in width and 12 feet in height, the opportunities for connecting a living room to the great outdoors are virtually limitless. There are some physical limitations, however, as you can imagine; the opening size is governed by structural constraints. beach style deck by Robert Young Architects Robert Young ArchitectsSave to IdeabookEmail Photo Another limitation is the size of the door panel, which is limited by the weight of the glass and the ability of the door hardware to perform under load. Large openings like this one can be achieved by using a biparting configuration, which effectively doubles the opening width of a single panel.
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