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Pella® Architect Series® – Contemporary Wood Picture Window

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Pella Architect Series – Contemporary aluminum-clad wood picture windows are designed to make a statement and add architectural interest with distinguished craftsmanship. Large amounts of glass allow light to stream into your home. As a non-operable window, they are incredibly energy-efficient. With rectangle and angle-top shapes available, they are a beautiful option for contemporary homes.

contemporary picture window with black stain

Architect Series - Contemporary Picture Window Features

Why Wood?

  • Best limited lifetime warranty for wood windows47
  • Natural beauty and warmth
  • Low-maintenance exterior aluminum cladding
  • Exclusive wood protection
  • Our most customizable material

Performance Enhancements

  • Create dramatic walls of glass with unique window combinations
  • Available with custom exterior color options
  • Nearly endless design choices
  • Energy-efficient glass options
  • Triple-pane units trusted and certified by Passive House Institute US, Inc. (PHIUS)

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Inside Architect Series

Designed for durability and featuring exclusive wood protection, Architect Series windows provide long-lasting beauty and performance. Pella's EnduraGuard® wood protection is applied after the pieces have been cut and milled, but prior to final assembly, providing advanced protection against the elements.

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Architect Series - Contemporary Fixed Frame Window Specs & Install Details

  • Distinguished craftsmanship with dramatic sizes, square grille profiles, custom colors, finishes, and glass options
  • Performance class and grade CW40-AW90 and STC of 28-38
  • Available in sizes from 8” x 8” to 144” x 144” in 1/8” increments
  • Installation options include Fold-out Fin, Block Frame, EnduraClad Exterior Trim / Brickmould
  • Triple-pane units trusted and certified by Passive House Institute US, Inc. (PHIUS)
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Options for Architect Series - Contemporary Picture Windows


Choosing Your Window


Shapes

Available in angle-top shapes and rectangles.

Interior Finishes

Pella wood products can arrive with factory-prefinished interiors in your choice of eleven beautiful stain colors or four paint colors. Primed ready-to-paint interiors are also available.2


Skyline Gray

Exterior Finishes

Our low-maintenance, aluminum-clad exteriors with EnduraClad® resist chalking and fading and are available in 27 standard 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

Vanilla Cream

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Exterior Finishes

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 Window


Grille Patterns

Grilles give the appearance of individual windowpanes. Pella offers many grille patterns to help enhance your home's architectural style.

Traditional

Grille Profiles

For the classic look of individual windowpanes, choose grilles-between-the-glass and Integral Light Technology Grilles. Learn more about grilles.

5/8" Square Integral Light Technology

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Grille Profiles

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.
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Integral Light Technology® Grilles

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