A few months ago, I posted some photos of a pair of doors serving a church and asked for your help. Have I told you lately how grateful I am for the feedback and expertise that many of you share so willingly? If not, thank you!
The gist of the situation was that the existing bottom-rail deadbolts were difficult for the reverends to reach, so they were looking for something that could be mounted in a more comfortable location while maintaining code-compliance. The locks also had to be fairly easy to install on existing doors, and had to look good.
Dan Allen of Sakahara Allen Architects sent me a photo of the solution they decided on, which incorporated Progressive Hardware R1000 revolving door locks that were extended by a custom fabricator. What do you think?
Here’s a close-up of the locks: