Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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, March 14, 2016

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.  

Monday, March 7, 2016

Bainbridge Island, Seattle Washington

Bainbridge Island, Seattle Washington

Large expanses of fixed steel windows and swing steel doors were specified by the Architect of this stunning classic residence.  Portella specializes in large size openings.  Our solid steel profiles allow wide and tall expanses to be built without having to site mull.  This also avoids large muntin divisions.  

Friday, March 4, 2016

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 www.friehaufarchitects.com
Builder:  Mulvey Custom Builders, Doug Mulvey mulveybuilders@sbcglobal.net
Door and Window Consultant:  Bob Olliver olliver@cox.net, 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.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Steel Sliding Doors - Double Horn Ranch Texas

Large sliding steel doors obscure the boundary brining the outdoors inside and allowing guests to flow freely from interior living space to exterior.

Architect - 

Shiflet Group Architects | Austin Texas


Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Stock Inventory - Portella Steel Doors and Steel Windows

The following units are currently available and ready for shipment:
Please call 512-263-8851 for pricing and delivery information.

French Doors with Fixed Sidelites


Monday, January 4, 2016

400 Fairview Seattle Washington - Mixed Use Commercial

This stunning retail/mixed use building located at 400 Fairview Seattle Washington was over two years in the works.  Installation was performed by All New Glass of Bellevue Washington.

Doors have pivot hinges, closers, automatic openers, auto card readers, and panic hardware.  

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.