Transparency is maximized by making these triple-fold doors with the hinged rail as a 1/4"x3" steel flat bar while the other rail is a 4x2 steel tube.
The floating roof plane extends past the rough shell at the south entry gallery. This "gallery" derives from the early Spanish houses in northeast Florida where a south entry gallery was used to give privacy to the entry and to let filtered light into the house area.
The contrast of systems gives one a sense of permanence while opening the space to the outside. The Glass-Line provides the thermal envelope when wanted or needed while the Screen-Line provides protection against the Florida insects while allowing the space to be opened and expanded.