Pella® Architect Series® – Contemporary Sliding Patio Door
Modern finishes and minimalist hardware complement Pella Architect Series - Contemporary sliding patio doors. These sliding patio doors glide open and closed and are available with up to four panels. Choose from a variety of interior finishes, including an on-trend Black stain. And with Pella's unique design, you can get expansive glass without compromising on energy efficiency.
Architect Series - Contemporary Sliding 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
- Equal perimeter sightlines
- Available in 1, 2, 3 or 4 panel configurations
- Optional square profile grilles
- Innovative Rolscreen® retractable screen available
Pella Architect Series
For long-lasting beauty, Architect Series sliding patio doors are protected with our EnduraGuard® wood protection and EnduraClad® aluminum-clad exterior finish. Add the best limited lifetime warranty for wood windows and patio doors in the industry means we stand behind our products.47
For the Pros
Architect Series - Contemporary Sliding Patio Door Specs & Install Details
- Maximum design flexibility with dramatic sizes, custom colors, finishes, profiles, product types and more
- Configurations with up to four panels and performance class and grade LC25-LC70 and STC 29-35
- Sliding patio doors available from 30-3/4” to 236-1/8” wide and 119-1/2” tall in 1/8” increments
- Installation options include Fold-out Fin, Block Frame, EnduraClad Exterior Trim / Brickmould
- Available with Advanced Low-E insulating triple-pane glass with krypton or argon for increased energy efficiency
Choosing Your Patio Door
Pella wood products can arrive with factory-prefinished interiors in your choice of beautiful paint and stain 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
Aluminum-clad wood products are available with Pella's high performance EnduraClad® protective finishes or EnduraClad Plus protective exterior finishes to help keep your vision fresh and crisp for years.
- Durable, low-maintenance EnduraClad aluminum cladding with EnduraClad protective finish for most projects where resistance to fading, chalking, chemicals and abrasion is needed. Meets the performance requirements of AAMA 2603.
- Seacoast EnduraClad protective finish for coastal projects with high salt exposure.
- 70% fluoropolymer resin-based EnduraClad Plus protective finish for select projects, where a high degree of resistance to fading, chalking, chemicals and corrosion is needed – and only full-strength 70% fluoropolymer resin finishes can deliver. Meets the performance requirements of AAMA 2605.
Styling Your Patio Door
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.
Plazo - Satin Nickel (Upgraded finish)
Grilles give the appearance of individual window panes. Pella offers many grille patterns to help enhance your home’s architectural style. Learn more about grille patterns.
Pella’s most authentic look of individual windowpanes. Square profile grilles are permanently bonded to the inside and outside of the glass with a nonglare spacer in between.
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 patio 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 windows.
Protect what matters most. Monitor patio 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.
Pella's high-transparency screens are made of a finer screen fabric than conventional screens for a clear view that allows more air and natural light to flow into your home. And, they're practically invisible from the street so they enhance your home's curb appeal. Learn more about screens
- Pella's InView™ screens let in 14% more light and are 8% more open for improved airflow compared to conventional fiberglass screens.5
- Rolscreen soft-closing retractable screens roll out of sight when not in use.
Self-Closing Screen Doors
- Pella's self-closing screen door gently closes when closing it.
- Screen frame exterior is painted to match exterior color.
- Screen frame interior is available in unfinished or prefinished Mahogany, Douglas Fir or Pine veneer wrapped over extruded aluminum.
Rolscreen® Retractable Screens
- Mounted to fixed panel and covered by veneered aluminum when unfinished primed or stain.
- Cover finish is Mahogany, Douglas Fir or Pine veneer wrapped over extruded aluminum