5 Showstopping Pivot Door Entrances

5 Showstopping Pivot Door Entrances

An unforgettable entryway welcomes guests and brings out your home’s personality. These five front door entrance ideas feature dramatic glass pivot doors that let in natural light and views while making a bold first impression. 

An extra wide pivot door is flanked by two gridded windows.
An extra wide pivot door is flanked by two gridded windows.

Remember Your Lines
In a Phoenix modern farmhouse by architect Richard Doria, a 5-foot wide pivot door integrates with fixed windows flanking each side to create a linear feel that complements a gridded room divider inside the foyer.  
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A glass pivot door sits at a 90 degree angle from a fixed window the same size.
A glass pivot door sits at a 90 degree angle from a fixed window the same size.

Play the Corners
For this contemporary home in Austin, Texas, architect Brett Ames mirrored a glass pivot door with a fixed window of the same size, creating an airy corner entryway with loads of natural light and two different views. 
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An aluminum pivot door next to a large fixed window look out to a lush front yard.
An aluminum pivot door next to a large fixed window look out to a lush front yard.

Get on the Green
A huge fixed window joins a contemporary aluminum pivot door to allow for optimum views of the lush green landscape at this update of a 1950s ranch-style home in Beverly Hills, California.
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A glass pivot door is surrounded by windows in an ultra modern home.
A glass pivot door is surrounded by windows in an ultra modern home.

Stay Glassy
Composed of a central pivot door framed on three sides by fixed windows, a wall of glass greets visitors at the entrance to developer Ben Dusan’s sleek modern residence in Phoenix.
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Massive double pivot doors sit at the front of a serene home.
Massive double pivot doors sit at the front of a serene home.

Do a Double Take
In Los Angeles, architect Dan Brunn employed massive double pivot doors spanning 20 feet wide in his modern home built over a river to “open almost as an embrace to bring people in.”
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