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Portella Contributes to Monticello Project

Monticello is Thomas Jefferson’s estate, preserved now as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it serves as a museum, place of study and research, and a historical site. As part of an ongoing project to renovate and transform this historical site, Gensler architects have been working to update the 1950s era Griggs Building. As the home […]

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6 Mistakes People Make When Buying New/Replacement Windows

Buying new or replacement windows that are right for your home or business can be a daunting task with the multitude of window choices available. Avoiding false information and knowing what not to do is key to making a purchase that you feel comfortable with and will last for years to come. While purchasing windows […]

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10 Amazing Examples of Nature in Architecture

If you live in an urban area, it is easy to see nature as a distant phenomenon. This is due to design that keeps our environment separate from our living spaces. This isolation has caused ADHD, obesity, and a decline in creativity, according to Whitney Hopkins, a designer in architecture and product design. This has […]

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5 Design Ideas that Support Sustainable Architecture

The words ‘sustainable architecture’ are being heard more and more, as people’s enthusiasm for all things environmentally friendly continues to grow. But what exactly is meant by sustainable architecture? It is a way of designing and constructing that seeks to lessen the total environmental impact of a building. This can be done by conserving energy, […]

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Portella Steel Doors & Windows is Now Servicing New York City

Portella Steel Doors & Windows, Texas’ premiere manufacturer of custom steel doors and windows, is expanding from their headquarters in Austin, Texas. To meet the ever-increasing market demand for their custom steel door and window products, Portella is excited to announce their expansion into New York City.   Since 1999, Portella has manufactured individually engineered, […]

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Portella Steel Doors and Windows is Now Servicing Houston

Portella Steel Doors and Windows, located in Austin, Texas, has manufactured individually engineered, high-quality steel doors and windows since 1999. To meet the growing demand for their custom doors and windows around the country, Portella is proud to announce an expansion into the Houston area. Over the past 20 years, Portella has earned a solid […]

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Preparing for Commercial Real Estate

October is National Financial Planning Month, and it’s also the beginning season of the most popular time to invest in real estate. If you’re considering making that office move or you are in the market for your first commercial property, these initial steps will help narrow down the process. Ask Questions Up Front There are […]

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Feeling Comfortable In Cooler Weather

As summer comes to an end and fall and winter make their debut, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home for the colder months. According to The National Weather Channel, this winter is predicted to be one of the coldest and snowiest winters to date. There are many “to-do’s” to check off your […]

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AIA Austin Homes Tour 2018

Portella Steel Doors and Windows is ecstatic to announce that our TarryTown Project has been selected in the 32nd annual AIA Austin Homes Tour alongside thirteen other beautifully designed homes. A modern interpretation of traditional forms with a clean and simple architectural palette of painted siding, the TarryTown home includes standing seam metal roofs and […]

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