Each year Marvin Windows and Doors holds a competition for architects. Accepting projects from around the world, the winners are chosen by a panel of renowned architects, designers, and window experts. This year, two winning architects from the NY Metro area entered projects quite diverse in style and design, perfectly illustrating the design flexibility and capabilities Marvin windows to help shape just about anything you can dream up.
Leicester House, Asheville, N.C.
Architect: Eric Gartner of SPG Architects, New York, N.Y
This contemporary house incorporates green considerations in a design that’s all about the incredible views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Besides geothermal heating and cooling strategically zoned to reduce energy use and rainwater collection systems, the Marvin windows and doors incorporate energy efficient features ideal for the climate. What’s more, thanks to Marvin’s ability to use standard products to achieve such impressive results, the project was realized with economic goals in mind. Used in this project: Marvin Ultimate Awning Window, Ultimate Casement Window, and Ultimate Swinging French Door. Click the title above to learn more.
Neoclassical Residence, Princeton, N.J.
Architect: Catherine M. Knight, AIA of Knight Architects, Princeton, N.J.
At the other end of the architectural spectrum, this 1895 Neoclassical home was expanded and remodeled for modern living, without sacrificing the architectural integrity of the original construction. Marvin’s ability to replicate historical profiles allowed that additions to join seamlessly with the original structures. Used in this project: Ultimate Awning Window, Ultimate Casement Window, Ultimate Double Hung Window, Ultimate Sliding French Door, Ultimate Swinging French Door. Click the title above to learn more.
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