Australian cities are currently under pressure to accommodate growing populations, having largely reached the limits of urban sprawl, and many are turning towards higher density solutions and the necessary services and amenities in order to accommodate for this as a result. Of course, these developments must still be mindful of spatial efficiency.

A new whitepaper has been released by leading sliding door manufacturer Altro on the spatial benefits of cavity sliding doors. Spatial efficiency in commercial and residential projects examines the issues related to the growth of our cities and how spatial efficiency is necessary for new developments.

The whitepaper compares cavity sliding door requirements to those of the more prevalent hinged alternative, and details the amount of space that may be saved by simply changing what kind of door is specified. Furthermore, specifying cavity sliding doors can improve accessibility and can be installed in numerous different settings – in residential, commercial and healthcare sectors

The paper goes on to discuss additional benefits that sliding doors have from a design perspective, blurring the boundaries between different rooms or even inside and out, before going on to look at the composition of a typical sliding door system.

The whitepaper is free to download and comes with additional information on the advantages and disadvantages of specific materials used in the construction of cavity sliding door systems.

For more information on the spatial benefits of cavity sliding doors, click here to download spatial efficiency in commercial and residential projects.