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Onyx House

A frameless glass box holds a front door in place

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Hallway internal view of front door and side panel
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Front Door and flush side panel with number etching
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Annex door view from inside
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Outside view door open
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Using the right finish to match windows and doors
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Detail showing flush doorset with panel and number etching
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Concealed handle and flush to frame construction
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Glass box with door fronting it

So how do you create a contemporary front door on a 1930’s bay window façade?  Simply, by constructing a frameless glass box with a door at its front.

We particularly like the fact that this isn’t a standard renovation, it stands out as creative even though not necessarily to everyone’s taste.  A definite candidate for ‘not following the crowd’. Frameless glass isn’t a fresh concept however if you add it to this style of house it can be tricky to get right.  Colour, finish and design all collaborate here to create a strong end result.

Front Door Design: RAW E80 pivot doorset European Oak with Onyx stain with concealed handle, and flush side panel.

Side Door: Raw E80 hinged doorset European Oak with Onyx stain. Slatted side panel by others.

Architect: Robert Dye Architects

Glass box: IQ Glass