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Architect: Jon C Bernhard southwestern-entry

Architect: Jon C Bernhard

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March 31, 2013
Diana Khazanov wrote:
will this door work for my house - we are looking to replace a front door. Our front double door is6ft by 6.5ft high. Do you think we can have some door similar to what's ton the picture? Do you make these doors? how can I find out more about it? thanks Diana
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This door was a bit of an "adventure". You could reach out to the fabricator - Art in Metal in Tempe, AZ for a concept of something functionally similar. There is a lot going on with this door that is not immediately evident from the photos. The door has a steel frame that is an integral part of the stone structure around it to deal with the moment reaction of the door. it's an 1,100 lb. door leaf.
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October 16, 2012
ranaakkari wrote:
Love the front door where is it from
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Obviously it's custom made.
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The entry door was designed by Jon Bernhard, of Swaback Partners, and engineered and fabricated by Art in Metal in Tempe, AZ. There are some very complicated functions involved in this particular door that are not evident from the photos.
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The main entryway is an inviting jewel box and makes the most of local materials and light. The entry door is constructed of 5-inch-thick mahogany panels floating between layers of laminated glass. A grid of 21 panels of onyx appears to float over the entry. During the day the sunlight glows through; backlighting provides a warm and inviting glow at night.

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