Open to the World


Products magazine published an article in their May/June issue highlighting the use of Marvin Windows and Doors for an indoor-outdoor integration in a family home. Expanses of glass throughout the home aren’t solely for design – they are essential to the well-being of the family. As two of the family’s children have limited mobility, the home was created to not only accommodate their needs but also to ensure ample connections to the outdoors and abundant natural light.

Scott Rappe, principal of Chicago firm Kuklinski + Rappe Architects, notes that Marvin windows topped his list because they offered an ideal balance between performance and cost, as well as narrow sight lines and high insulation values. His team used awning and casement windows from Marvin’s clad-wood Ultimate line along with sliding and swinging French doors.

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