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10 Favorites: Full Height Sliding Doors and Partitions

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 22, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Christine Chang Hanway last modified Mar 21, 2013

Loft living is all about the open plan. Or is it? Sometimes it's good to have the flexibility of being able to close off an area like a bedroom or a bathroom, and this is when the full height sliding partition comes into its own. Here are 10 spaces with clever sliding doors. Above: In this New York loft by Studio Garneau , a full-height sliding partition hides the bedroom area when required. Above: A full-height sliding partition reveals a spot of color in the bedroom beyond. Image via Digsdigs . Above: In Openstudio Architects' remodel of a Victorian flat in London, sliding teak partitions at full height hide the kitchen when required. Photograph by Richard Bryant of Arcaid. Above: In a narrow Soho loft by Martin Raffone , a guest bedroom is partitioned off from the hallway by a sliding door of black-painted slats. Photograph by Åke E:son Lindman . Above: London's reclamation specialists Retrouvius created a full height sliding partition made from reclaimed parquet flooring from a primary school in this flat in the Barbican. Photograph by Tom Fallon for Retrouvius. Above: These full height lacquered sliding doors in a Broome Street loft by Loading Dock 5 Architecture introduce a large scale door with a standard opening width behind. Photograph by Sophie Munro . Above: A full-height partition slides into a pocket behind the bookcase in a Barcelona loft. Image via Coolboom . Above: A full-height sliding steel door enhances the industrial feel of this London loft belonging to Ochre cofounder Solange de la Fouchardière . Above: A sliding barn door made of steel opens into the bath at Cinema Sil Plaz in Switzerland . Above: A full-height sliding partition is fashioned out of shutters, which works well in warm climates. Image via Traditional Home . Sliding doors and partitions can solve a myriad of design problems. See 660 images of Sliding Barn Doors in our Gallery of rooms and spaces.






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