Beyond Function: Designing with Exterior Glass Doors to Improve Well-Being

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Sponsored by Marvin
By Peter J. Arsenault, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP
 
1 AIA LU/HSW; 0.1 IACET CEU*; 1 AIBD P-CE; 1 IDCEC CEU/HSW; AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines; AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.; MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.; This course can be self-reported to the NSAA; NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; OAA 1 Learning Hour; SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify some of the current trends influencing the use of swinging and sliding glass doors in single family residential design.
  2. Investigate the design options and innovative opportunities to create residences that allow for flexibility, openness, and wellness.
  3. Recognize the aspects of manufactured swinging and sliding glass doors that influence their performance and how to select options to suit performance needs.
  4. Assess the functional contributions of large swinging and sliding glass doors as they contribute to healthy living and wellness.

This course is part of the Custom Home Academy

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Peter J. Arsenault, FAIA, NCARB, LEED-AP is a nationally known architect and a prolific author advancing sustainable residences through better design.www.pjaarch.com, www.linkedin.com/in/pjaarch

Marvin Marvin is a fourth-generation family-owned and led business, headquartered in Warroad, Minn., with more than 7,000 employees across 16 cities in North America. The Marvin portfolio of products for builders, architects and homeowners is designed to provide exceptional solutions for any project with a focus on creating better ways of living. Marvin products are distributed nationally through a network of independent dealers. Visit Marvin.com to learn more.

 

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Originally published in Architectural Record
Originally published in January 2022


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