Two Inspiring Examples of Bi-Folding Up and Down Garage Doors: Audi Forum, Ingolstadt and Winnipeg Home’s
Wish for something functionally useful but also decoratively unique and attractive to your residential or oven commercial garage doors? Why don’t you try the special offer extended from up and over garage door designs? Plus, why don’t you take the idea from two creatively innovative, ennobling bi-fold up and over garage design ideas?
The first is astonishingly offered by Belutec’s flush-mounted lifting folding garage doors, whereas the second is proudly presented by Schweiss’s upward pine clad bi-fold ones.
Special Up and Over Garage Doors
We’ve already talked about two main categories of up and over garage doors based on their movement from vertical to horizontal positions – the canopy and retractable doors.
In its wide definition, up and over garage doors are single panel doors that either entirely or partially retracts into the garage. Their simple, robust, one piece panel construction enables them a very effortless application and provides both a low-effort and zero trouble mechanism.
In this article we’re going to outline about upward bi-folding garage doors that are applied to two different places, yet with almost similar purposes.
Audi Forum, Ingolstadt
This Audi Forum is located in Ingolstadt where you can take a tour and find the Audi museum mobile and also the building market, Audi shop, conference room, and many other. From the physical building architecture, more especially to their door system as well as garage design, BeluTec offers its sophisticated 5 flush-mounted lifting folding doors for garages.
BeluTec is Germany-based company, a manufacturer of high quality industrial doors and garage doors, as well as innovative flat-closing systems.
These garage doors of Audi Forum in Ingolstadt were designed and built by Raumwerkgesellschaft Architektur & Straßenbau of Frankfurt / Main in the year of 2011. Each of the door has the size which is up to 3600 x 2800 mm (width and height).
They are featured with several particularities like highly insulated, and thermally separated as lifting folding doors. Moreover, they were constructed from planking with aluminum smoothing plate for inside and outside parts.
Shruthers’s Winnipeg Home
This residence is highlighted by the stunning pine-clad bifold garage doors. The doors are made by American leading company in this industry, Schweiss. Through its folding garage doors, you will be given with more freedom regarding to your garage look.
Here, you will witness a typical garage door folds up and back when it is lifted, dramatically reducing your garage’s accessible headroom. In its specialty garage doors, lost headroom will be free as well as more improving garage door appearance.
As to the Winnipeg home, Tom Struthers, a retired businessman who owns Cobmar, Inc. of Winnipeg, Canada outspread his attention to detail right down to his garages. Struthers is an old British car aficionado who joins many car clubs. His collection of drivable British cars includes an Austin Healey, a Jaguar and four Triumphs dating from 1953 to 1981.
Therefore, he built a new 4,000 sq. ft. home with three garages featuring Schweiss bifold/liftstrap doors. This sort of garage doors offer an increased appearance employing a vertical pine wood exterior to highlight each of his three doors.
His three garages of Schweiss bifold liftstrap doors are applied with photo eye sensors, multi-channel remotes and automatic latching systems. The largest size of the bifold garage doors is 10’ x 10’ and the other two are each 8’ x 8’. Captivating exterior vertical pine tongue and groove cladding on all the doors truly grants them an attractive look.