Company now accepting entries through August 20th for its 3rd annual architects design competition

San Diego, CA – (June 18, 2019) –LaCantina Doors (LaCantina) has teamed up with Architizer in a nationwide search for amazing architects and designers whose work represents the Best of LaCantina. The companies invite all architects and designers to share their work with colleagues and peers around the world in the third annual 2019 Best of LaCantina. The design competition recognizes architectural excellence, creativity and innovation for the best use of LaCantina’s lifestyle changing open space products and solutions. Home to the largest community of architects online, Architizer inspires them through innovative content, awards programs, and global reach spotlighting the world’s best architecture.

Open to residential and commercial architects, interior designers and interior architects, home builders and developers, the competition aims to showcase the best of contemporary design and celebrate the distinctive ways designers have used LaCantina’s products in their projects. Entries must be submitted here by August 20, 2019 to be eligible.

LaCantina is the leading designer and manufacturer of the most innovative range of folding, sliding and swing door systems available. The company’s high-quality and aesthetically versatile products allow designers to elegantly blur the division between indoor and outdoor, completely transforming and creating large open living and entertaining spaces.

“The world has adopted an indoor-outdoor lifestyle and the design solutions created by the architects and designers using LaCantina products keeps getting more innovative.” states Lee Maughan, Vice President and General Manager of LaCantina. “We’re excited to see what the competition will look like this year and to provide a platform that recognizes their inspired projects.”

The grand prize is a three-day, two-night trip for two to New York City to explore and celebrate the vibrant architecture and design scene the city has to offer during AIANY’s annual Archtober event, a festival of architectural activities, programs, and exhibits taking place in October 2019.  

LaCantina will announce the winners on September 20, 2019 and proudly feature the winning projects on, and shared on Architizer's Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages with 4,500,000+ social media followers, representing industry’s largest community of architects online.

Winners will be selected by an expert panel of jurors including Christopher Kennedy, renowned interior designer; Paul Keskeys, Content Editor for Architizer and Lee Maughan, VP and General Manager, LaCantina Doors.

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About LaCantina Doors

LaCantina Doors is the leader in designing and manufacturing products that create large open spaces. Offering the most innovative and comprehensive range of folding, sliding and swing systems available, LaCantina Doors utilizes the same signature narrow stile and rail profile across its product line for a complete and perfectly matching door package.

Designed and made in California, LaCantina Doors have contributed to award winning projects ranging from residential, retail, commercial, educational facilities, resorts and is the preferred choice when it comes to products that open spaces. Backed by an industry leading warranty, LaCantina Doors are available across the U.S. and Internationally.

LaCantina Doors was acquired by Jeld Wen in 2015.

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About Architizer

Home to the world's largest community of architects online, Architizer’s core mission is to empower architects with the tools they need to build better buildings, better cities, and a better world. We connect architects with building-product manufacturers and inspire them through our informative content, awards programs, and global reach spotlighting the world’s best architecture.

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