Slide Away: 7 Stunning Minimalist Residences With Slick Sliding Doors

These sliding doors help transcend the divide between interior and exterior space.

Jennifer GeleffJennifer Geleff



With that in mind, it is easy to see how well-executed door design is imperative. The following collection was carefully curated to present seven homes that have refined sliding doors down to a beautiful structural science. Less common than a traditional swing door, these sliding doors help transcend the divide between interior and exterior space, through invoking an invisible quality. Working with innovative door manufacturers such asVitrocsa西方窗口系统, these architects created stunning spaces that optimize connections with their surrounding environments.

House in MelidesbyPedro Reis Arquitecto, Melides, Portugal


House in Melidesfocuses on the essence of being inside and outside at once. Located on the southern coast of Portugal, the architects determined their ideal building location by examining the level exposure to the sun, protection from the wind and finding a vista between the hills and the ocean. The house solidifies its relationship with the outdoors through massive sliding doors, created by minimalist manufacturerVitrocsa。VITROCSA由整洁的线条和更少的哲学推动,更有哲学,提供了一个完美的解决方案,可以在整个家中创造无缝过渡空间。

Sengokubara别墅byShigeru Ban Architects., Odawara, Japan


Sonoma Connect 5byConnect Homes,索诺玛,加利福尼亚州,美国


Connect Homesbuilds sleek modular homes in Southern California. From doors to plumbing and electrical, every step of the building process is completed in factory. Delivered and installed regionally, each home is completed for $190 per square foot.

旨在作为客户母亲可以和平的家庭,客户指定的客户Sonoma Connect 5to minimize door thresholds and optimize the glazing towards a beautiful oak tree in the back and views of the Sonoma Valley in the front. For this task, Connect Homes used西方窗口系统, which offers bold designs aimed at opening up views and blending the indoors with the outdoors.

乡村庄园byRoger Ferris + Partners,康涅狄格州,美国


Originally designed in 1952, the client purchased this residence with the intention of restoring it and adding a new pool house, private gallery and garage. The new barn, which accommodates the owner’s contemporary art collection, is clad in black wood panels and was designed with a traditional gabled roof form.乡村庄园features vast glazed sliding doors and archetypal barn doors that move horizontally along exposed tracks.

Hupomone RanchbyTurnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects,加利福尼亚州帕提劳。,美国

Custom Wood Doors by自由山谷门

Hupomone Ranch is an original 160-acre homestead that had been fallow for over 30 years. The owners wanted to build a family barn house that would complement the setting and reflect their commitment to sustainable farming. On the house’s south-facing side, sliding doors are contextualized within a massive wall of glazed windows. On the property’s north side, the structure takes on a more traditional barn-like character, with custom wood sliding doors by Liberty Valley Doors.

Atrium HousebyFran Silvestre Arquitectos, Spain

Sliding Doors and Invisible Frames byVitrocsa

AtAtrium House,采用了几项策略使这座城市家庭尽可能宽敞。这座建筑是围绕着宽敞的庭院和游泳池缠绕的玻璃玻璃,沿着南部和西部的土地南部和西部界限开发。尽可能做Vitrocsa’ssliding doors and invisible frames, the home’s spatial organization allows residents to view the central space and light reflected on water from several rooms within the house.



The詹姆斯河屋is a riverside retreat designed for a family with three children. The house is a collection of three distinct volumes, each serving its own programmatic function. The arrangement allows visitors to slip between and through the house, at each opening getting a glimpse of streams of light, sections of river and parcels of woods. The volumes are divided by both wood and glazed sliding doors that add a remarkable form of tangible interaction with the home’s design.