Pivoting glass doors are an alternative design idea to a more traditional door and by using glass they have the added benefit of allowing light to pass through to the interior.
1. This large black-framed, pivoting glass door provides access to the backyard without blocking the view.
This modern house in Connecticut was designed by Specht Harpman. Photography by Elizabeth Felicella
2. These sleek and contemporary gigantic custom-made glass pivoting doors measure in at 9 ft (3m) wide by 52 ft (6m) high and they weigh 4400 lbs (2000 kg) each, and yet may effortlessly be pushed open with just one finger!
Architecture by Sculp[IT] – Pieter Peerlings and Silvia Mertens | Doors by Jansen | Photography by Luc Roymans.
3. Multiple large pivoting glass doors featured in this Mexican house allow the interior to be open to the outdoors creating an indoor / outdoor living experience.
This modern house was designed by architecture firm EDAA. Photography: Yoshihiro Koitani, KUU Studio.
4. This glass pivoting door has a solid metal frame that matches the handrails that lead to the front door.
Boora Architects designed this contemporary house on the Oregon Coast. Photography by Tim Bies.
5. This modern apartment has a pivoting door within a black-framed glass wall.
DENOLDERVLEUGELS designed this apartment in Amsterdam. Photography by Michael van Oosten.
6. This square, pivoting glass door with a thick black frame leads out to a private patio area.
Andy Martin Architects designed this modern house in London.
7. A pivoting glass door welcomes you to this modern house, and the black frame matches the handrails and window frames.
Feldman Architecture designed this house near Carmel, California. Photography by Joe Fletcher.
8. This pivoting glass door can turn a full 360 degrees.
Designed by Anyway Doors. Photography by Koen Dries.
9. The pivoting glass front door of this modern house provides a view of the artwork before entering the home.
Kim Gordon designed this modern home in California. Photography by Brandon Arant.
10. This home can easily have the interior open up to the outdoors, as the entire back wall is two large pivoting glass doors.
Marston Architects designed this Australian house. Photography by Katherine Lu.
11. The covered entryway of this modern house leads to the front door, and instead of a more traditional solid wood door, the house has a large pivoting glass door, allowing guests to see into the home or the occupants to see out.