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Controlling light and privacy at the front door.

Hinged panels over entry windows control light and views, add a measure of security, and insulate the glass in these two Arizona houses.

Above, Tucson architect Judith Chafee used solid-core door panels over panes that flank the front door to the Jacobson house. The panels were painted to match the door and walls. When closed, they give the appearance of solid walls.

Below, Phoenix architect James Scalise used louvered panels to control the lght. They can also open on hinges. Small latches lock them shut.
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Date:Jan 1, 1984
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