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Rock-Throwing Prohibited: The World's Largest Glass Doors

How do you connect an apartment to a tree-filled garden? With tree-sized glass doors. These titanic glass doors stand approximately three stories tall, reaching a height of almost 20 feet. Special pivots—as opposed to your average hinges—support the doors' 4.4-ton weight. These behemoths – 'the world's largest pivoting window' – link the garden to an open-plan kitchen and dining area, also part of the renovation. The architects, Sculp-It Architecten, who have a penchant for superlatives, have also built the Netherlands' narrowest house and the world's largest floating swimming pool.

Check out more photos over at Dezeen.


Sculp IT adds "world's largest pivoting window" to an Antwerp townhouse [Dezeen]