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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Tiburon, California

Tiburon, California

This 14,000-square-foot mansion in Tiburon, California, boasts a studio house, guesthouse, and an overlook of the San Francisco Bay. From Archillusion Design and Development, the home’s spectacular views -- from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge – are provided by fixed windows and multi-slide, sliding glass, and pivot doors from Western Window Systems. The mansion also includes a wine cellar, resort-style spa room, and an elevator that travels to each of the home’s three levels.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

Praised for its visually appealing, modern yet comfortable design, this Scottsdale residence took home the gold in the 2014 Design Awards from Professional Builder magazine. Built by Calvis Wyant Luxury Homes, the 5,877-square-foot residence features an open floor plan that includes Western Window Systems’ multi-slide pocket doors to allow for optimal inside-to-outside flow. Tropical influences such as covered patios, a pool, and reflecting ponds give the home a lush, resort-style feel.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas

Making the most of a wooded lot and interior courtyard, Braxton Werner and Paul Field of Wernerfield Architects transformed this former 1960s ranch house to an inviting yet unapologetically modern home. Outfitted with Western Window Systems products throughout, the home’s beautiful exterior views are framed with large expanses of glass that let in loads of natural light. Multi-slide doors in the bedroom and living areas connect the outdoors with the home’s family-friendly interiors.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale-based architectural firm Chen + Suchart Studio created this modern home in Arizona with a private courtyard and pool on the lower level and rooms that take advantage of views of the McDowell Mountains upstairs. Sliding glass panels that disappear into walls, courtesy of Western Window Systems’ Series 600 Multi-Slide Doors, transform rooms into uninterrupted spaces that open to other living areas and allow for panoramic outlooks of the surroundings.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas

Buchanan Architecture designed this innovative residence in Dallas using a building envelope system often seen in climate-controlled warehouse construction. The 4,410-square-foot home utilizes products from Western Window Systems throughout, including lower-level public spaces that share a private outdoor courtyard and a living area with large glazed openings. Additional highlights include a polished black stone wall, an energy-efficient metal insulated panel system, and an entry vestibule made of light and translucent stone.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan

Traverse City, Michigan

This impressive home blends a sense of place with modern sensibilities. From architect Michael Fitzhugh, its design includes natural materials, an innovative heating and cooling system, and a clean exterior featuring large glass panels from Western Window Systems.
“Western provided a unique alternative to traditional commercial storefront glazing,” says Fitzhugh. “Thin frame profiles and well-designed hardware allowed for a clean design while staying functional.”

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

This modern desert home comes courtesy of Kevin B. Howard Architects in Tucson. Utilizing products from Western Window Systems including Series 600 Multi-Slide and Sliding Glass Doors and Window Walls, Series 700 Casement Windows, and Series 900 Hinged Doors, the architect, along with Tucson-based builder The Gallery, integrated the contemporary design of the home with the landscape. The result is a maximized indoor/outdoor experience that blurs the distinction between the dwelling and its desert surroundings.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - San Diego, California

San Diego, California

When architect Kate Herring wanted maximized views for her new home, she chose Western Window Systems. The contemporary residence features several products from Western, including a Series 600 Multi-Slide Door that extends entertaining space between the dining and courtyard areas. The most stunning views come courtesy of Western’s 600 Series Window Wall. Featuring large expanses of glass two stories high, it provides an optimum view of the outdoors while flooding the upstairs library and downstairs living space with natural light.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Oahu - Hawaii

Oahu, Hawaii

Architect Paul Noborikawa, principal at Noborikawa & Associates in Hawaii, seamlessly blends environment and design in this luxury residence on the island of Oahu. The main attraction of the modern home is a great room that opens to the yard courtesy of 75 feet of Series 600 Multi-Slide Doors from Western Window Systems. Other features include an energy-efficient design, modern materials such as polished concrete floors, granite counters, and storage for kayaks and surfboards.

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Santa Barbara, California

Featuring ocean views aplenty courtesy of Western Window Systems, this mid-century coastal residence in Santa Barbara, California, is a remodel from Allen Associates Construction. In addition to adding more square footage and making the home more energy efficient, Allen Associates Construction utilized custom door and window systems from Western to support one of the project’s key goals: “creating ocean views from every space both inside and out.”

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

San Antonio, Texas

Designed for the multigenerational family and created with a vision for “a unified flow of spaces,” this San Antonio home is a collaborative effort of Wayne Moravits of Monticello Homes and Mary DeWalt of Mary DeWalt Design Group. The award-winning residence features Series 600 Multi-Slide Doors from Western Window Systems, which blend indoor and outdoor living areas designed around a central courtyard. Photos by Rachel Kay, Applebox Imaging.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Malibu, California

Crafted by designer Wayne Chevalier of Studio Bracket, this beautiful home was built for a longtime car enthusiast and his wife with entertaining in mind. Thanks to Series 600 Multi-Slide and Sliding Glass Doors located in almost every room of this house, the homeowners are able to extend their living spaces to the beautiful koi pond, backyard or swimming pool with ease. Inspired by Mid-Century Modern architecture, the doors and Series 600 Window Walls create an open, light-filled structure that feels luxurious yet comfortable.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Santa Barbara, California

Utilizing a Series 600 Multi-Slide Door to open the back of the house to a beautiful view, these homeowners have committed fully to the indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Natural light also floods the home thanks to Series 700 Casement/Awning Windows that sit just below the roof line — which all dramatically expand the home's livable space. Western's products help to define this home by maximizing its best asset (the view) and drawing it into the home, which would have been impossible to do with a traditional wall or door.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

San Diego, California

A widely known architect with a reputation for creating beautiful infill projects, Jonathan Segal used all his skills to build his own home (dubbed "The Cresta"). Built on a lot in an established San Diego residential neighborhood, the project stands as a beautiful duet of concrete and glass with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Western provided Series 600 Multi-Slide Doors, Series 600 Window Walls and other products to help create a true indoor-outdoor lifestyle at a project that demands attention. For more information on this home, click here.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Paradise Valley, Arizona

Thanks to beautiful planning by architecture firm ArchitecTor, this home might be one of the most stunning examples of indoor-outdoor living we have ever seen. With a huge 90-degree Bi-Parting Pocket Door opening to the patio, visitors are drawn to a gorgeous desert view and envy-inspiring infinity edge pool. Series 600 Multi-Slide Pocket Doors are used in bedrooms and other shared living spaces throughout the house to create a comfortable, upscale lifestyle.

Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Designed by Jon Dick and Archaeo Architects, this single-story Santa Fe home melts into the surrounding landscape with an elegant, minimalist disposition. Su Casa magazine lauded the project as an "earthy house with a contemporary expression that showcases nature, not the house," thanks in part to an elegant glass wall that "frames the sweeping mountain views." This house proves Western's products are adaptable and can be a perfect complement to traditional Southwestern architecture.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Pacific Palisades, California

Nestled on an infill lot in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, the Vision House was created by KAA Design and executive architect P2 Design. The contemporary structure, featured in GreenBuilder Magazine, sets out to change the thinking on what a modern, custom home can be. The house is a blend of elegant and simplistic, yet innovative, modern design infused with green, sustainable materials and technology which make it a perfect fit for Western's windows, and Multi-Slide and Bi-Fold Doors.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

San Diego, California

Heralded architect Heather Johnston generated quite the interest when she debuted her Casa 8 project. Utilizing a 90-degree bi-parting Multi-Slide Door, Johnston created a stunning view for the homeowners while also providing indoor-outdoor living even on the second floor. Featured in San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, the magazine describes the project as "a piece of poetry," thanks to its use of natural light and ocean views on the north and south sides of the property.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project

Austin, Texas

Challenged with designing a private courtyard surrounded by an energy-efficient enclosure, Austin-based architectural firm Studio Momentum and builder Newcastle Homes created this unique residence that blurs the boundaries between interior and exterior spaces thanks to Western Window Systems’ Series 600 Multi-Slide Doors. The large, operable glass doors connect essential rooms with the hidden courtyard, which becomes an extension of the interior space. Photos courtesy of Elena Grey.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Austin, Texas

This West Austin residence, designed by architect Michael Hsu, involved a respectful remodel to an existing Fred Day-designed treetop home and a contrasting new addition. The addition is made of sit-cast, board-formed concrete and a hybrid structural steel/wood framing system. It is clad in standing seam metal siding, Ipe wood and has a reclaimed old-growth redwood roof deck that is complimented by Western's Series 600, 700 and 100 products that allow the addition unobstructed views. For more photos and information, visit the Contemporist website.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Telluride, Colorado

This home, tucked next to the Rocky Mountains, features a wide variety of our thermally broken products (including Series 600 Sliding Glass Doors and Series 600 Window Walls) that provide breathtaking views while keeping the homeowners warm inside. While there is no doubt the beauty of the final product, the home also provided an opportunity for Western to show how durable our products can be in any climate thanks to our thermal break technology on both our frames and panels.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Fort Worth, Texas

In a feature article for 360 West Magazine, our architect partner Ames Fender said, “I hope visitors come away with the feeling that this is one of the most unique environments in Fort Worth, given the home’s relationship to the backyard.” Fender’s design included our 600 series multi-slides meeting at a 90-degree corner and opening wide to leave unobstructed access to the patio and pool. This beautiful home with its incredible views and access to the lush backyard truly accomplishes the goal the architect was after.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Vracko Design & Construction - California

Sunset Strip, California

This beautiful project in Southern California was designed and built by the exceptionally talented Peter Vracko, from Vracko Design and Construction. The challenging build (which climbs vertically up the side of a hill) is a beautiful sight to see, as is the way he utilized Western’s multi-slide door systems to open entire walls to the beautiful California weather. Custom views, narrow sightlines, modern styling - this project was a perfect fit for Western’s products.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Oklahoma City - Oklahoma

Chihuahua, Mexico

This beautiful private residence was designed by Mexico City-based studio Parque Humano. According to the architect, the residence “occupies a natural ledge in the hillside. Facing the view to the east (and turning its back to the winds coming from the north), we have amazing views of the city and a panorama of the hills and valley." Our dealer, Productos Pella Del Noroeste, supplied a variety of Western windows and doors throughout the home to help capture the incredible view.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Oklahoma City - Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

This contemporary masterpiece rests on a cliff with a nice view of Oklahoma City. The polished concrete floors, bright blue stair case, modern furniture, and minimalist style make it one of the more unique homes Western has been a part of. The box shape design literally leaves the upper half of the house hanging over the base of the house. The use of Western's clean, straight lined multi-slide door systems not only complimented the style of the room interiors, but it also allows this homeowner to open up his entire wall to the beauty of the outdoors.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Houston - Texas

Houston, Texas

This home was recently featured on the Modern Home Tour in Texas, and was designed by the celebrated Charles Todd Helton, Architect. The modern design has an overall “Frank Lloyd Wright” feel, with open space, high ceilings, and large Western windows facing the Hogg Bird Sanctuary and Bayou Bend. The architect, along with Hann Builders, used most all of Western’s various products throughout the project. Western’s Multi-Slide and Bi-Fold doors open up exterior walls to one of the most beautiful pool and spa combinations.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Johnson City - Texas

Johnson City, Texas

This home was built in the beautiful and exclusive hill country of Johnson City, Texas. Designed by Ohlhuasen DuBois Architects and built by Rice Construction, this home and it’s large view windows overlook the vast open hills that Central Texas is known for. The layout of this home is perfect to take in both morning sunrise and the evening sunsets. Western products used include 600 Series Window wall, 700 Series Casements and Awning window and 600 Series Sliding Patio Doors.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Phoenix - Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

This private residence in the Phoenix Area was designed by architect David Dick, and was built by Stone Creek Building Co. Both firms are versatile in the types of homes they create, but when the design calls for a contemporary look they both choose Western Window Systems for their exterior windows and doors. Large window walls, sliding glass doors, and venting windows are used throughout the project to achieve several different objectives. The home is full of natural light, and is complimented by clean, straight lined architecture.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Harbor Springs - Michigan

Harbor Springs, Michigan

This vacation home designed by Hue Projects Architecture, at the Northern tip of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, looks out over Lake Michigan toward Beaver Island. Western's 600 Series Sliding Glass doors were built to massive sizes, and run floor-to-ceiling to provide unobstructed views of the lake and setting sun. Insulated shutters mounted to tracks above the windows and doors allow the owners to secure the house when they are away and provide a more efficient thermal envelope when the house is used during the winter.

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Western Window Systems - Featured Project - Scottsdale - Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

This home was designed by Phoenix Architecture. This custom window wall was a unique challenge for Western as it followed not only the roofline but also the adjacent windows on the house. The end product turned out great, and was a perfect combination of 900 Series Hinged Doors and 600 Series Window Wall.

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