From private residences that look out to the ocean to upper-level commercial projects overlooking cityscapes, dramatic views can define and enhance spectacular spaces. Every day architects share their material and interior selections on Archello and through their knowledge sharing our database of specifications is growing rapidly. In this week’s theme article we take a look at minimal frames. Those designs that are most often specified by architects and designers in the past year. These are ten of our most popular options.
This aluminium window is designed to keep the focus on a seamless connection between inside and out. Working for any environment, this custom slider system is especially adapted to stay in good condition on seaside projects. It is available in thermo lacquered or anodized versions for an infinite choice of color.
A minimal system with a range of options, including the super-minimal ‘invisible’ where the frame is concealed within the finished floors, walls, and ceiling. Other alternatives are pocket, curved, skylight, and pivot. The system works well in all climates, and it can be double or triple glazed.
Due to a heat-resistant insulator, this stainless-steel system can be powder-coated in any color to coordinate or contrast with any concept. Resistant to sea salt and road salt, the doors and windows work in industrial or coastal areas. The system is designed to perform well in high-traffic projects.
For projects with a wide span, this system brings in natural light while keeping a low profile. Configurations include double horizontal, four horizontal, and corner typologies. It is designed for high security, good sound insulation, and high energy savings. The system also provides easy access to work well for children or persons with disabilities.
These aluminium sliding systems allow for dramatic views in private residences, but they also work in schools, hospitals, office buildings, and other projects. The frame profile is minimized with a glass proportion of up to 98%. Options include an inwardly or outwardly pivoting door designed to create an inspiring entrance.
Built with insulation and safety in mind, this system works for a variety of projects where adaptation and functionality are necessary. The windows and doors are available in a range of options to match different architectural styles and preferences. Inner and outer colors can be different to perfectly match the project’s vision.
The sliding system allows for maximum daylight and great views by keeping frames to a minimum. This system is also designed for easy access, with options for an automated opening system and a unique handle that blends into the wall.
A standard sliding system designed for smooth and effortless manual opening. It is built to withstand a variety of conditions and climates, including wet and windy environments. Options include pivot, tilt & turn, sloped, and curved.
Designed for modern projects that need to maintain exceptional views, this system blends into its surroundings. Glass panels, with perimeter aluminium or glass-fibre-reinforced plastic sections, are mounted in aluminum frames. Options include curved, pivot — and inline, for upward-sloping doors.
This aluminium-framed system has a sleek and contemporary look. Heights up to 6 meters are possible, allowing for dramatic vistas and seamless connections to the sky. The system can function with alarm systems and the opening technology is effortless — or automated.