Pella® Architect Series® – Contemporary Bifold Patio Door
Bifold patio doors feature the clean, smart lines of Architect Series - Contemporary products in a wide range of sizes. Whether you're looking to create a pass-through window over a bar, or you want to create the illusion of walls of glass, there's a bifold patio door perfect for your home. When open, the panels can be folded and stacked neatly indoors or outdoors and close flat for a seamless look. Personalize your bifold patio door with virtually unlimited design choices.
Architect Series - Contemporary Bifold Patio Door Features
- Best limited lifetime warranty for wood patio doors47
- Natural beauty and warmth
- Low-maintenance exterior aluminum cladding
- Exclusive wood protection
- Our most customizable material
- Dual-point locks for added protection
- Optional triple-pane glass
- Up to 10 panels wide
- Premium Baldwin® hardware options
Pella Architect Series
Architect Series - Contemporary bifold patio doors are secured with a dual-point locking system. This locking system holds door panels in place with a concealed shoot bolts and a sleek handle. For long-lasting beauty, Architect Series bifold patio doors are protected with our EnduraGuard® wood protection and EnduraClad® aluminum-clad exterior finish.
For the Pros
Architect Series - Contemporary Bifold Patio Door Specs & Install Details
- Add architectural interest to your project with distinguished designs
- Performance class and grade R15-R2570
- Available in stacking and bi-parting combinations with two to 10 panels and sizes up to 312” x 119-1/2” in 1/8” increments
- Can be used as a small pass-through window or an expansive door with up to 10 panels
- Panels can be folded and stacked neatly indoors (in-swing) or outdoors (out-swing) when opened to create a larger opening and close flat for a seamless look
Choosing Your Patio Door
Create combinations to add architectural interest to your home. Other combinations are also available. See your Pella sales representative for the complete offering.
Pella wood products can arrive with factory-prefinished interiors in your choice of nine beautiful stain colors or four paint colors. Primed ready-to-paint interiors are also available.2
Our low-maintenance, aluminum-clad exteriors with EnduraClad® resist chalking and fading and are available in a wide variety of colors and custom options to meet your design needs. Take durability further with EnduraClad Plus protective finish, which meets the industry’s highest exterior coating standard to defend against chalking and fading.57
Styling Your Patio Door
Passage Door Hardware
Add personality to your door with our beautiful hardware collections – created with the sophistication you would expect from Pella and Baldwin Reserve™ Hardware. Choose from our Classic, Modern and Rustic Collections, all with SmartKey Re-Key Technology, or the Pella Essential Collection for a seamless look.
Spiere - Satin Nickel (Upgraded finish)
Dual-Point Locking System
The dual-point locking system holds panels in place with concealed shoot bolts and a sleek handle.
Bright Brass (Upgraded finish)
Grilles give the appearance of individual windowpanes. Pella offers many grille patterns to help enhance your home’s architectural style. Learn more about grille patterns.
For the classic look of individual windowpanes, choose grilles-between-the-glass and Integral Light Technology Grilles.
5/8" Square Integral Light Technology
Two grille types are available on Architect Series - Contemporary products.
Integral Light Technology® Grilles come in a square profile matching contemporary products; adhered to the exterior and interior face.
- Between-the-glass nonglare spacers, which are aligned with the interior and exterior grilles, replicate the appearance of true divided lights.
Grilles-between-the-glass are permanent aluminum grilles that are factory installed between the panes of glass to provide easy cleaning.
- Grilles are 3/4" wide.
Integral Light Technology® Grilles
Patio Door Enhancements
Integrated Security Sensors
Stay connected to your doors.
Preserve beauty, add comfort and enhance home security with innovative Pella Insynctive® technology.
Built-in beauty. Optional integrated sensors with time-tested wireless technology are built in and tucked away, out of sight, to preserve the beauty of Pella doors.
Protect what matters most. Monitor doors while at home or away with the Pella Insynctive App.40
Maintain warranty. Sensors are installed during manufacturing and require no additional drilling. Learn more about Insynctive.