Friday, February 3, 2017

Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, TX) Window Walls



Located off of Commerce St. in Downtown Dallas, TX - The Adolphus Hotel is a historic hotel that originally opened it's doors in 1912. 

The photos below are of the entry way to the hotel, which features Portella Storefront Interior window walls and steel doors.   The Storefront Series has been developed for commercial projects and projects with tight budget constraints.  The Interior Storefront series is perfect when exterior climate issues are not an issue.  The series features Portella's signature wet glaze system and narrow slender sight lines.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Santa Barbara Ranch Style Home

Steel Doors
Portella provided all the exterior steel doors and windows on the beautiful Santa Barbara Ranch style home located in Southern California.
Architecture:  Friehauf Architects
Builder:  Mulvey Custom Builders, Doug Mulvey
Door and Window Consultant:  Bob Olliver, 858-792-7574
Portella Steel Doors and Windows - 877-263-8851 or 512-263-8851

Three panel steel bi-fold unit.

Steel door with fixed sidelites and transom - arched.

Double door with push out casement steel windows and fixed transoms were used across the back of the home. 

Roto operated out-swing casement windows were incorporated into the large double door sidelite units.  The project also included Portella fixed steel screen option.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Modern office space

Modern Office Space

The Libman Group, Aspen Colorado      

This commercial space in Aspen, Colorado, uses an elegant yet minimalist approach to defining a place of business. The Portella narrow sightline steel doors and steel windows create an inviting aesthetic, and an open feel.

Portella recently developed new product line Storefront Interior and Storefront Exterior designed for interior office, commercial, and residential spaces.  The series incorporations Portella's signature glazing system and is priced at a lower cost for projects with tighter budget constraints.

Architect: The Libman group

Joseph Fowler Homes Austin Texas

Joseph Fowler Homes Austin Texas

Steel Window and Door Wall

Portella's signature glazing with minimalist muntin bars provides and open light feel to this dining space wall of steel doors and steel windows.

Builder/Architect:  Joseph Fowler Homes 

Steel Shower Enclosure Dallas Texas

Steel Shower Enclosure

Steel and glass were used on this remodeled shower enclosure, giving the small space a larger feel

Steel and Glass Shower Enclosure

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Pivot Door Wall System

Santa Barbara, California

Large expanses of pivot door panels make a dramatic backdrop to this home located in Santa Barbara overlooking the ocean.  The system was designed with integrated seals and stops, which eliminated the need of vertical structural supports (columns between the panels).

Portella Pivot Door Wall System
70 foot long Pivot Door Wall System by Portella

Monday, January 30, 2017

Roof Panels - Brian Bailey Homes, Inc

Steel and Glass Roof Panels

20' x 13' glass panels were fabricated for a sprawling 26,000 sqft residence in Austin Texas.  Designed by Corner Stone Architects and built by Brian Bailey Homes, Inc.   Each panel weighs over 4,000 lbs.  

Portella is a nationally recognized manufacturer of custom steel doors, steel windows, contemporary metal doors, iron doors, steel French and European doors, iron gates, iron railings, iron hardware and other metal products. Our reputation for quality of workmanship, attention to detail, and superior customer service is highly regarded by our peers in the building industry. If you are building or remodeling, we have a steel door, steel window, gate or railing to complement your architectural style (traditional, classic, or modern), and if we don't - we’ll design something absolutely perfect just for you.