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BARD COLLEGE'S MULTI-USE SPACE

THE PROJECT

Bard College in New York embarked on a unique architectural project to create a multi-use space for its students. The project aimed to utilize shipping containers to construct an innovative space that met the needs of Bard College's diverse student community. The design challenge was to create a structure that was not only aesthetically pleasing but flexible and conducive to a dynamic learning environment.

 

Many manufacturers build industrial hangar doors that can be slow-moving, loud, and prone to hazardous hydraulic fluid leaks, but Bard College needed something better. To achieve this vision the college collaborated with Renlita to design a 16’x7’ S-2000 Hingeway door with Low-E glass cladding on the first floor.

OUR SOLUTION

The S-2000 Hingeway counterweight door, provided by Renlita, was the perfect choice for this project due to its exceptional flexibility and features. It provides less intrusion into the interior, less unusable space when open, and more of a canopy to the exterior. It also runs on 110v, unlike hydraulic pump doors, which usually require 240v and a large bulky cutoff box.

 

The door was installed on the first floor, acting as a focal point and connecting the interior space with the surrounding landscape. Its impressive dimensions, measuring 16x7 feet, ensured an expansive opening, allowing the building to easily transform for the needs of the students and faculty.

 

The door had glass cladding, which added to its aesthetic appeal and served a functional purpose. The glass cladding flooded the interior space with abundant natural light, creating a bright and inviting ambiance for various activities. The infusion of natural light played a pivotal role in promoting a creative and positive learning environment.

BENEFITS

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Versatile multi-use space

  • Interior space

BENEFITS

  • Versatility and Adaptability

  • Natural Light

  • Quality and Convenience

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1.Versatility and Adaptability

One of the primary advantages of the S-2000 Hingeway door was its ability to enhance the space's versatility and adaptability. By seamlessly integrating the door into the structure, the multi purpose space could be effortlessly transformed into a classroom, study space, gallery, or performance area, and cater to many different activities.

2. Natural Light

The integration of the glass-clad door elevated the building's character, and positively influenced the well-being of the occupants. More natural light means less need for artificial lighting, saving energy and promoting sustainable design.

3. Quality and Convenience 

The door's smooth operation and user-friendly design allowed for easy adjustments, making it convenient for students and staff to modify the space as needed. It also has a battery backup in case of a power outage unlike typical hydraulic doors.

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Sundance Square

SUNDANCE SQUARE PAVILION EVENT VENUE

THE PROJECT

Located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, Texas, Sundance Square Pavilion is a stunning and popular destination for both private and public events. The venue caters to a wide range of events, including weddings, corporate functions, exhibitions, cultural gatherings, and community festivals. The most obvious design challenge was to enhance the venue's flexibility and accessibility, and the management sought modern and customizable door solutions.

OUR SOLUTION

Sundance Square Pavilion needed something better than hydraulic doors as many are slow, noisy, and can leak dangerous fluids. After careful consideration, they chose to put sixteen S-2000 Hingeway doors on three sides of the building to increase access and flexibility. The S-2000 Hingeway doors have gained recognition for their innovative design, which combines the functionality of a door with the elegance of a glass wall in a unique folding design.

The installation at Sundance Square Pavilion has been a game-changer for the venue's functionality and aesthetics. The doors' versatility, minimized internal projection, and ability to maximize the opening size have provided the management with unprecedented customization options for each event.

Additionally, the doors improve public access and participation, making the venue more appealing and welcoming to everyone in Fort Worth, Texas. With the S-2000 Hingeway doors, Sundance Square Pavilion continues to leave a lasting impression on its visitors and remains a symbol of elegance and adaptability in the event industry.

BENEFITS

1.Versatility and Adaptability

The most significant advantage of the S-2000 Hingeway doors lies in their versatility. With the ability to fully open or close them, the doors allow the venue's event space to transition between an indoor and outdoor setting seamlessly creating a flexible space. This feature is very important because it allows the management to change the venue's layout for different events.

2. Minimized Internal Projection

Traditional hangar doors can often intrude on a space, obstructing the view and causing unnecessary distractions. However, we have specially designed the S-2000 Hingeway counterweight doors to minimize internal projection. When the doors are fully opened, they neatly stack above, ensuring that they do not obstruct the open space and instead draw the attention of guests to the event itself.

3. Public Access

One of the unique features of Sundance Square Pavilion is its accessibility to the public when not booked for private events. The S-2000 Hingeway doors play a significant role in this aspect. By utilizing these doors, the venue can maintain a visually appealing façade that remains inviting even when the space is not in use for private events. This approach fosters community engagement and reinforces Sundance Square Pavilion as a vibrant public space.

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Versatile multi-use space

  • Interior space

BENEFITS

  • Versatility and Adaptability

  • Minimized Internal Projection

  • Public Access

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JAVITS CENTER ROOFTOP EVENT VENUE

THE PROJECT

The Javits Center's rooftop venue in New York City stands as an epitome of modern elegance and versatility. Offering breathtaking views of the Hudson River, this glass pavilion and outdoor terrace have become a sought-after destination for private events of all kinds. To make the space more attractive and versatile, an innovative solution was needed and ModernfoldStyles, Inc., Renlita's New York partner knew what to do.

While the venue's design successfully integrated the indoors and outdoors, there was a desire to make the space even more versatile. The task was to find a solution that smoothly combined the inside and outside, worked for different events, and let guests enjoy the nearby working farm. This case study highlights how innovative solutions in event spaces can transform the guest experience and redefine event design possibilities.

OUR SOLUTION

The installation of the S-3000 Foldaway Door emerged as the perfect solution to elevate the venue's adaptability and provide a huge selling point for those high-end events. Positioned on the western side of the pavilion, the door facilitated a direct connection between the indoor event space and the sprawling outdoor terrace. The door's innovative folding mechanism enabled it to be opened or closed based on event requirements, seamlessly merging the interior and exterior spaces.

The addition of the S-3000 Foldaway Door transformed the Javits Center rooftop venue into an even more versatile and enchanting space. Event organizers could leverage the door's flexibility to create immersive experiences that catered to their specific needs. The door's seamless blend of indoor and outdoor elements contributed to the venue's status as a premier destination for private events.

The S-3000 Foldaway Door is unique compared to other options like hangar doors and hydraulic doors. Unlike regular hangar doors, it provides a sleeker and space-saving solution. Hangar doors could block views and disrupt the flow between indoors and outdoors. Hydraulic doors often need more space for equipment, which can be a problem in tight city areas, not to mention the loud hydraulics and the possibility of leaks. The S-3000 Foldaway Door's smart design makes better use of space.

BENEFITS

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Versatile multi-use space

  • Clear View

BENEFITS

  • Versatility and Adaptability

  • Scenic Transition

  • Natural Light and Ventilation

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1.Versatility and Adaptability

The S-3000 Foldaway Door allowed the venue to be easily customized for each event. Whether it was an intimate cocktail party, a corporate conference, a wedding reception, or a product launch, the space could be tailored to fit the occasion.

2. Scenic Transition

Placed on the west side, the door allowed guests to enjoy uninterrupted views of the Hudson River, and a working rooftop farm. This scenic transition provided a captivating backdrop for any event, enhancing the overall guest experience and helping to secure event contracts for the space.

3. Natural Light and Ventilation

When the door was opened, sunlight filled the pavilion and terrace, making a welcoming and rejuvenating feel. The door's design also allowed for optimal air circulation, contributing to the comfort of guests.

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Pearl Dive Oyster Palace
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THE PEARL DIVE OYSTER PALACE

THE PROJECT

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, located in Washington, DC, is a renowned seafood restaurant known for its culinary excellence and unique dining experiences. In an industry where innovation and adaptability are key to success, Pearl Dive Oyster Palace embarked on a project that set them apart from the competition. This case study explores the restaurant's implementation of the S-1000 Floataway Vertical Door, a pioneering solution that seamlessly combined the building's historical style, practicality, and environmental adaptability.

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace was facing a common challenge in the restaurant industry: optimizing space and enhancing the overall dining experience, but the historical designation of the building made upgrades to the exterior particularly difficult. The restaurant's exterior seating area was to have a passthrough style bartop, but they couldn't find an opening to accommodate the unique arched window look that they needed. The establishment also needed an easy way to open up the dining room while maintaining the ability to regulate the fluctuating climate, considering the sometimes extreme weather in Washington, DC.

OUR SOLUTION

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace sought a unique and versatile solution, and their answer came in the form of the S-1000 Floataway Vertical Door. This innovative door not only served as a bartop but featured an arched top edge, making it a truly one-of-a-kind vertical opening. The vertical door allowed extra seating at the bartop when open, thus significantly increasing the restaurant's capacity and enhancing the customer experience.

The installation of the S-1000 Floataway Vertical Door at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace proved to be a game-changer. The restaurant saw an increase in the number of diners it could serve, and customer feedback on the ambiance was overwhelmingly positive. Guests appreciated the fresh air during the summer and the cozy warmth during the winter, making Pearl Dive Oyster Palace a year-round dining destination with an incredible focal point.

BENEFITS

1.Extra Seating

The S-1000 Floataway Vertical Door offered Pearl Dive Oyster Palace a novel way to accommodate more patrons. By converting the bartop into additional seating when the door was open, the restaurant could cater to a larger number of guests, thus increasing revenue potential.

2. Flexibility

The vertical door provided the restaurant with the flexibility to adapt to changing seasons and weather conditions. During the summer months, the door could be opened, allowing fresh air to circulate through the restaurant, creating an open and inviting atmosphere. In contrast, during the winter, they could close the door to maintain a warm and cozy environment for diners.

3. Historical Accuracy

One of the primary challenges when integrating a new door into a historic structure is the potential disruption of architectural integrity. Traditional hangar doors often struggle to maintain the visual and structural harmony of historical sites. However, Renlita's S-1000 Floataway door has successfully sidestepped this issue. The vertical lift system's arched design preserves the building's historical charm while providing a contemporary solution for improved access and ambiance. The S-1000 Floataway door is not just a window; it is a work of art. The arched top edge of Pearl Dive blends well with its historical context, meticulously designed and hand-crafted to match the historical architecture, demonstrating that modern innovation can coexist with historical accuracy.

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Ventilation

BENEFITS

  • Extra Seating

  • Flexibility

  • Historical Accuracy

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Physicians Realty Trust
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PHYSICIANS REALTY TRUST DUAL OFFICE

THE PROJECT

Physicians Realty Trust, a premier real estate investment trust specializing in medical office space, faced a unique challenge when they sought to bridge the gap between two offices in their workspace while maintaining their rustic ambiance. They needed an innovative and aesthetically pleasing solution that wouldn't compromise the office's design. Renlita's Sovereign stacking panel door proved to be the perfect choice, offering both functionality and design excellence.

The challenge was to connect two adjacent office spaces seamlessly, maximizing the usability of the area while ensuring it aligned with the rustic design and ambiance that Physicians Realty Trust had carefully cultivated. The traditional garage door solution would have been bulky and disruptive to the office environment and lacked the unique character they were looking for.

OUR SOLUTION

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Flexibility

BENEFITS

  • Space Optimization

  • Aesthetic Integration

  • Functionality

Renlita's Sovereign stacking panel door is a game-changing vertical lift door. It cleverly combines the look of a garage door with smart functionality. Unlike clunky traditional garage doors with their bothersome tracks that might disrupt office spaces, the Sovereign door neatly stacks its panels in a small space above the opening.

This ingenious design not only preserves the office's aesthetics but also maximizes space efficiency. The elimination of large, obstructive tracks makes it an ideal solution for connecting two offices, providing privacy when needed and open access when desired.

A standout feature of the Sovereign door is its powder coat finish. This finish is durable and has a wood grain texture that matches the rustic vibe in the office. Renlita's meticulous attention to detail ensures that the door not only functions flawlessly but also adds to the workspace's overall aesthetic charm. This perfect blend of practicality and aesthetics made it the ideal choice for Physicians Realty Trust.

The Sovereign stacking panel door stands as a prime example of innovative design solutions that enhance both functionality and design aesthetics. It showcases how Renlita's vertical lift doors can transform spaces by seamlessly connecting them while preserving their unique character.

BENEFITS

1.Space Optimization

The Sovereign stacking panel door's unique design allowed Physicians Realty Trust to connect two offices without sacrificing space efficiency. It eliminated the need for large tracks, ensuring a seamless and non-intrusive transition between the two spaces.

2. Aesthetic Integration

The wood grain texture and powder coat finish of the door seamlessly integrated with the rustic ambiance of the office. This ensured that the door did not disrupt the overall aesthetics of the workspace.

3. Functionality

The Sovereign's vertical lift design provides a unique and highly practical solution for effortlessly connecting spaces, especially in office settings. This innovative design ensures that the door doesn't occupy much space when it's open. The smooth and efficient operation of the vertical lift mechanism simplifies transitions between offices and the creation of larger meeting areas, boosting collaboration and workflow in the workspace.

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Hewlett Packard
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HEWLETT PACKARD BOISE IDAHO OFFICE

THE PROJECT

Hewlett Packard's office in Boise, Idaho, recently underwent a significant architectural upgrade by installing custom-designed S-2000 Hingeway vertical opening doors. These doors not only added an elegant touch to the building's appearance but also brought about a positive change in how the workspace functions and connects.

Unlike traditional industrial hangar doors or hydraulic doors, which can be slow, noisy, and prone to messy hydraulic fluid leaks, Hewlett Packard sought a superior alternative. The S-2000 doors were chosen to not just enhance the office's looks but also seamlessly bridge the gap between the inside and outside spaces, improving both the visual appeal and functionality of the workspace.

OUR SOLUTION

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Flexibility

BENEFITS

  • Improved Functionality

  • Enhanced Aesthetics

  • Connectivity and Balance

The S-2000 Doors installed at Hewlett Packard were custom-designed with meticulous attention to detail. Crafted with insulated glass, they radiate an air of sophistication that perfectly complements the existing surroundings both inside and outside the office premises. The outcome is a visually appealing and harmonious addition to the workspace, leaving a strong impression on anyone who sees it.

 

However, these doors are more than just architectural embellishments. They serve as a gateway to a world of possibilities. When opened, they graciously usher occupants from the interior hallway to the enchanting exterior courtyard.

Here, the vibrant allure of nature beckons, providing an oasis of serenity and recreational opportunities. The nearby sand volleyball and basketball courts let employees relax, recharge, and connect, creating a well-rounded and satisfying workplace.

Incorporating the S-2000 Hingeway doors at the Hewlett Packard office has significantly enhanced both the aesthetics and functionality of the space. These doors epitomize the perfect blend of form and function, offering a harmonious bridge between the indoor and outdoor spaces. This bridge fosters a work environment that is as inviting as it is efficient.

The installation of S-2000 Hingeway vertical opening doors at Hewlett Packard's Boise office has been a game-changer. Beyond their stunning visual appeal, these doors have transformed the office into a place where work and relaxation harmoniously coexist. The innovative design and flawless execution have created a space that is not only beautiful but also highly functional.

BENEFITS

1.Improved Functionality

The doors serve as a harmonious bridge between the indoor and outdoor spaces. This integration fosters a work environment that is not only inviting but also efficient. Employees can easily access the outdoor recreational area, promoting a healthier work-life balance. These doors have improved the functionality of the workspace by allowing for efficient connectivity between indoor and outdoor areas.

2. Enhanced Aesthetics

The S-2000 doors have greatly enhanced the aesthetics of the surroundings, adding a touch of sophistication and elegance to the office premises. The custom design and insulated glass panels seamlessly blend with the existing architecture, creating a visually cohesive workspace.

3. Connectivity and Balance

The S-2000 doors transformed the office space into a professional workspace connected to the recreational haven outside. This connection encourages employees to make the most of their surroundings, contributing to a balanced and fulfilling work environment.

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Gotham West
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THE GOTHAM WEST MARKET NYC

THE PROJECT

Gotham West Market, at the core of New York City, is a bustling culinary hub. Amid a city renowned for inventive dining experiences, it distinguishes itself by utilizing two S-2000 Hingeway vertical lift doors. These doors redefine bar seating and showcase space efficiency in this lively market.

Gotham West Market wanted a better option than slow, noisy, and leaky traditional hangar doors or hydraulic doors. In the competitive and densely populated culinary landscape of New York City, space is a premium commodity. Gotham West Market faced the challenge of optimizing its interior space to accommodate more patrons while preserving the aesthetics and ambiance of its restaurants. The conventional solution of overhead tracks for doors not only obstructed views but also detracted from the chic and contemporary aesthetic the market aimed to maintain.

OUR SOLUTION

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Flexibility

BENEFITS

  • Enhanced Visibility 

  • Space Efficiency

  • Smooth and Reliable Operation

Gotham West Market chose to implement the S-2000 Hingeway vertical lift doors to address these challenges. These doors open upward, creating a wide, inviting gathering spot and expanding bar seating options at different restaurants within the market. What truly distinguishes them from conventional hangar doors is their compact and secure design.

The implementation of S-2000 Hingeway vertical lift doors has had a transformative impact on the Gotham West Market experience. These doors have not only redefined the concept of bar seating but also created a unique space efficiency solution within the bustling market. By maximizing seating capacity and providing an awning-like shelter for patrons when opened, Gotham West Market has become an extraordinary destination for both locals and tourists, regardless of the weather.

Gotham West Market's strategic decision to incorporate S-2000 Hingeway vertical lift doors as bar-top windows has significantly improved its interior space utilization, aesthetic appeal, and patron experience. These doors have set a new standard for modern restaurant design in New York City, demonstrating the power of innovative solutions in a competitive culinary landscape. By combining unobstructed views, a chic contemporary aesthetic, and space efficiency, the S-2000 Hingeway doors have helped Gotham West Market stand out as a culinary destination that truly represents the essence of New York City.

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BENEFITS

1.Enhanced Visibility

The doors serve as a harmonious bridge between the indoor and outdoor spaces. This integration fosters a work environment that is not only inviting but also efficient. Employees can easily access the outdoor recreational area, promoting a healthier work-life balance. These doors have improved the functionality of the workspace by allowing for efficient connectivity between indoor and outdoor areas.

2. Space Efficiency

The S-2000 doors have greatly enhanced the aesthetics of the surroundings, adding a touch of sophistication and elegance to the office premises. The custom design and insulated glass panels seamlessly blend with the existing architecture, creating a visually cohesive workspace.

3. Smooth and Reliable Operation

Smooth and reliable operation is paramount in any high-traffic environment. The S-2000 Hingeway doors are powered by small, energy-efficient motors that ensure quiet and seamless movement. These doors are equipped with a built-in safety brake, enhancing safety for both customers and staff.

Additionally, when closed, their locking mechanism guarantees security, ensuring that the market remains secure during off-hours or when not in use. Even in the event of power outages, the doors can be operated manually, ensuring continuous access for patrons and staff.

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Urban Farmer
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THE URBAN FARMER STEAKHOUSE DENVER

THE PROJECT

Urban Farmer, a high-end farm-to-table steakhouse situated in Denver, Colorado, near the historic Oxford Hotel, sought an elegant and functional solution for its street-facing walls. The challenge was to find a way to seamlessly blend modern design with the area's rich historical character, as the surrounding building boasted a striking steel facade dating back to a bygone era.

The objective was to create a harmonious ambiance that respected the building's heritage while offering a dynamic and inviting dining experience. Urban Farmer wanted a better option than slow, noisy, and leaky traditional hangar doors or hydraulic doors. Renlita's S-1000 Floataway vertical opening doors were selected as the ideal solution.

OUR SOLUTION

Renlita's S-1000 Floataway doors were an ideal solution for Urban Farmer's requirements. These doors were custom-designed to match the existing windows, ensuring a cohesive and visually pleasing look. Renlita's expertise in crafting aesthetically pleasing doors while maintaining functionality was evident throughout the project.

To meet the historical aesthetics and functional integration objectives, Renlita's team of engineers collaborated closely with the restaurant management and the architectural team. The result was a pair of stunning doors that seamlessly integrated with the existing steel facade and provided an elegant transition from the restaurant to the outdoor patio.

The innovative design of the doors allowed for the discreet concealment of counterweights behind wood-clad panels. This innovative solution ensured that patrons could enjoy an unobstructed view of the downtown area. The doors created a sense of connection between the restaurant's interior and the bustling LoDo neighborhood, ultimately enhancing the dining experience.

Additionally, the Renlita doors helped Urban Farmer accentuate its unique ambiance with a David Bowie neon quote on the wall. This detail added an extra layer of intrigue and style to the restaurant, complementing the overall design concept.

Urban Farmer, with the help of Renlita's S-1000 Floataway doors, succeeded in creating an inviting and memorable dining experience for its patrons while preserving the historic charm of the neighborhood. The doors became a talking point for visitors and contributed to the restaurant's reputation as a top-tier steakhouse in Denver.

BENEFITS

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Flexibility

BENEFITS

  • Aesthetic Versatility

  • Functionality

  • Connectivity and Ambiance

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1.Aesthetic Versatility

The S-1000 Floataway doors were made to look like the restaurant's windows and fit well with the old Oxford Hotel building. The doors featured elegant frames that complemented the restaurant's design and provided a sleek, modern touch.

2. Functionality

These doors were not just visually appealing; they were also highly functional. They could be easily opened to create a clean, unobstructed view to the outdoor patio or securely closed to protect patrons from the elements. Their smooth operation made them ideal for busy restaurant use.

3. Connectivity and Ambiance

The S-1000 Floataway doors added to the overall ambiance of the restaurant, creating a sense of connection between the indoor dining area and the bustling LoDo neighborhood. The doors allowed the vibrant energy of the neighborhood to flow into the restaurant, providing a unique and engaging experience for guests.

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Dallas Home
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TRANSFORMING A HIGH-END DALLAS HOME

THE PROJECT

In the heart of Dallas, a spectacular residence has undergone a remarkable transformation with the installation of three S-2000 Hingeway vertical lift doors by Renlita in their high-end finished garage. These custom-designed bifold doors have elevated the garage from a mere functional space for cars to a dynamic gathering area and a showcase for the exquisite home. This study examines the unique features and design of the S-2000 Hingeway vertical lift doors. These doors contribute to making the garage a distinctive and appealing addition to the house.

Before the installation of the S-2000 Hingeway doors, the homeowners faced several challenges in making their garage an integrated and visually appealing part of their living space. The typical overhead tracks of conventional garage doors posed a dilemma, as they would intrude into the space and cover the ceiling, detracting from the overall aesthetics of the home. The homeowners wanted a solution that fixed the problem and made their garage more luxurious and innovative.

OUR SOLUTION

The installation of Renlita's S-2000 Hingeway vertical lift doors in a Dallas home has made a significant impact. The garage now smoothly merges with the living area, serving as both a parking space and a welcoming gathering spot. Since there are no overhead tracks, the garage maintains a clean and open appearance, preserving the overall look of the home.

The switchable glass feature has provided flexibility, allowing the homeowners to adapt the space to their needs with ease, toggling between clear and opaque glass at the push of a button. The custom counterweight system, with its transparent covers, not only ensures the smooth operation of the doors but also showcases the engineering and craftsmanship behind these doors.

Renlita's S-2000 Hingeway doors have truly transformed the garage of a Dallas home, combining functionality, aesthetics, and innovation seamlessly. These doors have become a symbol of luxury, convenience, and unique design in the world of custom home building. Homeowners and custom home builders are increasingly choosing Renlita's S-2000 Hingeway doors to make a bold statement and stand out, as this case study demonstrates.

BENEFITS

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Flexibility

BENEFITS

  • Space Optimization

  • Versatility and Adaptability

  • Aesthetic Integration 

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1.Space Optimization

The S-2000 Hingeway vertical lift doors by Renlita do not rely on overhead tracks like traditional garage doors. This unique feature eliminates the need for intrusive overhead tracks, allowing the garage to maintain its clean, unobstructed look. As a result, the doors seamlessly integrate into the space without compromising the visual appeal of the home.

2. Versatility and Adaptability

Renlita's S-2000 Hingeway doors incorporate a custom glass capture system, which includes switchable glass. This innovative technology allows homeowners to toggle between clear and opaque glass at the push of a button. This provides the flexibility to connect with the outdoors and enjoy natural light or instantly create privacy as needed, adding a new layer of functionality to the space.

3. Aesthetic Integration

These S-2000 Hingeway doors had a custom-designed counterweight system, which was powder-coated for durability and aesthetics. What sets this system apart is the see-through covers that protect and showcase the inner workings of the high-end mechanism. This design detail emphasizes the uniqueness of Renlita's vertical lift doors and transforms the garage into a showcase of innovation and craftsmanship.

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Murphy Home
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THE MURPHY HOME POOL HOUSE

THE PROJECT

The pool house in Murphy, TX, has undergone a remarkable transformation with the installation of two S-2000 full-height bifold doors and one S-1000 single panel door, both of which are part of Renlita's vertical lift door systems. These Renlita vertical lift doors were chosen to enhance the aesthetics and functionality of the pool house, providing a seamless connection between indoor and outdoor spaces.

The client's pool house posed several design and functionality challenges that needed innovative solutions. The primary goals were to create a harmonious transition between the indoor and outdoor areas and to elevate the overall aesthetic appeal of the space. Traditional garage doors with tracks and hangar doors were considered, but they did not align with the desired design flexibility and aesthetics that modern architecture demanded.

OUR SOLUTION

Renlita's S-2000 Hingeway and S-1000 Floataway doors were chosen to address the challenges posed by the pool house project. These counterweight doors offered a superior alternative to traditional garage or hangar doors and provided a versatile solution that met the project's unique requirements.

The installation of two S-2000 full-height bifold doors has proven to be a game-changer for the pool house. When opened, these doors create a breathtaking and expansive gateway, seamlessly connecting the interior and exterior spaces. This unique feature sets them apart from garage doors with tracks, which often obstruct the interior.The S-2000 doors not only add functionality but also enhance the aesthetics of the pool house. The design flexibility provided by these doors allows for a perfect blend of rustic and modern elements.

The S-1000 single panel door was strategically placed to complement the S-2000 doors. This door makes the pool house more functional and helps connect the indoor and outdoor areas smoothly. Its single panel design is elegant and offers a sense of continuity with the surrounding architecture. This door is not only a practical entry point but also a statement piece in the overall design of the space.

The installation of Renlita's S-2000 Hingeway and S-1000 Floataway vertical opening solutions in the Murphy, TX, pool house project transformed the space into an inviting and visually striking environment. These doors demonstrate how counterweight doors can seamlessly connect indoor and outdoor spaces. They distinguish themselves from typical garage and hangar doors. The project serves as a testament to the adaptability and elegance of Renlita's door systems, adding a new level of sophistication and functionality to the pool house.

BENEFITS

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Flexibility

BENEFITS

  • Seamless Indoor-Outdoor Integration

  • Improved Versatility

  • Functional Elegance

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1.Seamless Indoor-Outdoor Integration

When open, the doors created an expansive and unobstructed connection between the indoor and outdoor spaces, allowing for seamless integration and a sense of unity. The doors design allowed natural light to flood the interior, creating a welcoming and well-lit environment throughout the day.

2. Improved Versatility

The adaptability of the Renlita counterweight door systems added versatility to the pool house. Whether for casual poolside gatherings or cozy indoor evenings, these doors offered an inviting atmosphere for various occasions.

3. Functional Elegance

These doors offered both elegance and functionality, making them a perfect fit for modern architectural demands. Their design flexibility allowed for customization to match the pool house's aesthetic. The counterweight system ensured smooth and reliable operation, offering a touch of luxury and sophistication to the pool house's design.

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Urban Outfitters
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THE URBAN OUTFITTERS IN CALIFORNIA

THE PROJECT

Urban Outfitters, a prominent name in the trendy textile industry, required a secure and stylish storefront solution for their store in California. They sought an innovative way to make their entrance stand out, while still prioritizing ease of use and security.

The challenge was to create an entrance that was secure, easy to operate, and visually appealing, avoiding the drawbacks associated with traditional garage doors or hangar doors. These drawbacks included maintenance issues, noisy hydraulics, potential hydraulic leaks, and unsightly overhead tracks, cables and straps. The need for a large walk-through entrance that typical hangar doors couldn't provide further complicated the project.

OUR SOLUTION

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Security 

BENEFITS

  • Minimal Maintenance

  • Enhanced Aesthetics

  • Smooth and Secure Operation

For this project, we custom designed and installed three S-1000 Floataway doors, addressing the unique needs of Urban Outfitters. The S-1000 Floataway represents a groundbreaking approach to entrance solutions, offering a single-panel door design that not only guarantees security but also brings an unparalleled level of style and functionality to the forefront, distinguishing itself from traditional hangar doors.

The installation of these custom-designed S-1000 Floataway doors marks a significant transformation in the way Urban Outfitters welcomes its customers. These doors have become more than just an entry point; they have become a statement piece that encapsulates the essence of the store's brand identity and commitment to innovation.

The key advantages of the custom-designed S-1000 Floataway doors have been manifold. Firstly, they have elevated the level of security at Urban Outfitters, offering a robust and impenetrable barrier to unauthorized access, thus ensuring the safety of the store's valuable merchandise.

These doors have surpassed expectations in functionality. Their user-friendly design, which allows both staff and customers to operate them with ease, has streamlined the entry and exit process. This newfound convenience enhances the overall shopping experience, contributing to higher customer satisfaction and loyalty.

The S-1000 Floataway doors are low maintenance, which means they work well and reliably without needing much attention. This not only saves on operational costs but also minimizes potential disruptions to the store's daily activities. Moreover, one of the most significant advantages of the S-1000 Floataway doors lies in their hydraulic leak prevention. Traditional hangar doors are often associated with the risk of hydraulic leaks, which, in a clothing store like Urban Outfitters, could have disastrous consequences.

The custom-designed S-1000 Floataway doors provided a secure, stylish, and functional entrance solution for Urban Outfitters in California. They serve as a testament to the power of smart and tailored entrance solutions, setting the stage for future retail designs to prioritize both style and functionality while sidestepping the shortcomings associated with traditional hangar doors.

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BENEFITS

1.Minimal Maintenance

With minimal maintenance requirements, the doors have reduced operational costs for Urban Outfitters. The S-1000 Floataway vertical opening doors eliminate the risk of hydraulic leaks, preventing potential merchandise damage and safety concerns.

2. Enhanced Aesthetics

The stylish and modern design of the doors has improved the overall look of the storefront, making it more appealing to customers. The S-1000 Floataway doors contribute to a high-end and sophisticated look that aligns with Urban Outfitters' brand identity.

3. Smooth and Secure Operation

The three manually operated single-panel vertical lift doors are incredibly easy to operate. Their user-friendly design ensures that customers and employees can effortlessly access the store.

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THE SUNGLASS HUT SPATIAL TRANFORMATION

THE PROJECT

In the sleek confines of a Sunglass Hut, a transformative project was undertaken to redefine the spatial dynamics of the store. The challenge at hand was to create a versatile office space within the store without compromising on aesthetics. The solution was a custom-designed S-1000 Floataway door—an innovative architectural statement that seamlessly merged functionality with style.

The custom-designed S-1000 Floataway vertical opening door serves as a masterstroke of spatial ingenuity, transforming the store's interior into a multifunctional haven. This case study explores the exceptional design, functionality, and maintenance advantages of the S-1000 Floataway door, showcasing its role in enhancing both aesthetics and practicality.

OUR SOLUTION

AT A GLANCE

CHALLENGES

  • Optimizing Space 

  • Flexibility 

BENEFITS

  • Minimal Maintenance

  • Versatility and Adaptability

  • Enhanced Atmosphere

This custom-designed S-1000 Floataway door stands out due to its exceptional and meticulously crafted design. This single-panel vertical lift door was designed specifically to partition the office space within the Sunglass Hut.

Unlike conventional hangar doors, which are constrained by their horizontal opening mechanisms, the S-1000 Floataway door's vertical lift capability is an engineering marvel. This paves the way for the creation of a generously proportioned walk-through entrance. The result is a spatial transformation that transcends the ordinary, offering an experience unattainable with standard entryways.

However, the brilliance of the S-1000 Floataway door extends beyond its functional prowess. It serves as a catalyst for elevating the entire ambiance of the Sunglass Hut. By seamlessly merging practicality with aesthetics, this innovative solution transforms the store into a flexible space capable of adapting to an array of needs. The door, in essence, becomes more than just a partition—it becomes an integral part of the store's identity, making a powerful architectural statement.

As a functional divider, the S-1000 Floataway door maximizes accessibility within the Sunglass Hut, facilitating the flow of both customers and employees with ease. Simultaneously, its presence as an architectural statement enhances the overall aesthetic appeal of the store. The door's design is not merely a utilitarian element; it is a visual testament to the fusion of form and function, creating an inviting and dynamic environment that resonates with the Sunglass Hut's commitment to style and innovation.

The S-1000 Floataway door stands as a testament to the limitless possibilities of spatial design. This innovative solution not only meets the practical need for partitioning but also serves as a symbol of the store's commitment to pushing the boundaries of design, setting a new standard for what is possible in retail spatial solutions.

BENEFITS

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1.Minimal Maintenance

One of the key advantages of the S-1000 Floataway door lies in its inherently low-maintenance design. Unlike hydraulic systems with noisy operation and potential leaks, or the unsightly appearance of cables and straps, the S-1000 Floataway door ensures a seamless, noise-free, and leak-free experience. This not only enhances the aesthetics of the Sunglass Hut but also guarantees that functionality is never compromised.

2. Versatility and Adaptability

The implementation of the S-1000 Floataway door in Sunglass Hut exemplifies a paradigm shift in spatial design and functionality. By seamlessly combining form and function, the door transforms a retail space into a dynamic environment that adapts to the ever-changing needs of the business. As a result, the Sunglass Hut not only benefits from a cutting-edge design solution but also sets a new standard for how retail spaces can be creatively divided and unified.

3. Enhanced Atmosphere

The S-1000 door makes the Sunglass Hut feel welcoming and lively, improving the overall atmosphere. This innovative design not only meets the practical need for spatial division but also contributes to the store's overall visual appeal, setting a new standard for creative spatial solutions.

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