The new Skoda Octavia Scout Exterior Design

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Duration: 02:21 11/11/2020 The ŠKODA OCTAVIA is the heart of the Czech car manufacturer and tops the bestseller lists in numerous European countries. In the fourth generation of the OCTAVIA, the robust SCOUT and two other sporty RS variants complete the portfolio. By electrifying the powertrain using the new mild […]

Council dives into pool concept design proposals

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City council dipped its toes into discussions surrounding the planned aquatic centre’s concept design on Monday, but elected officials won’t be asked to make any major decisions on the project until January. The greatest source of debate during Monday’s meeting was over the potential location of the facility. Melani Korver, […]

Hotels see business from marketing exterior corridors

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REPORT FROM THE U.S.—Cleanliness is always important in the hotel industry. With the spread of the coronavirus, being germ-free and having more open windows and less closed-in spaces are elevating exterior-corridor properties above their competition. And as hoteliers fight for their share of fewer travel dollars, they need any and […]

10 New Trends in Multifamily Housing Design

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For the second phase of Gravity, a live/work community in Columbus, Ohio, OZ Architecture created an amenity that attempts to safely bring people together with a variety of separate spaces for cooking, lounging, working, and playing. Image courtesy of OZ Architecture Home OZ Architecture’s Nate Jenkins helps us imagine the […]

Passive house design: A key to sustainable community building

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A vibrant community, Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood is taking bold steps to counteract decades of divestment that have resulted in vacant properties, dangerous pedestrian corridors, and the poor air quality that comes with being treated as a pass-through neighborhood between the city’s largest employment centers. It’s a familiar experience, one shared […]

The new Audi Q3 Sportback Exterior Design in Puls Orange

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The Audi Q3 Sportback stands for strength and precision to an equal degree, and reflects this in all design details. The black grille of the octagonal Singleframe is strongly three-dimensional in design, and this makes it particularly sporty. The same applies for the trapezoidal air inlets and the expressive bumper […]

2021 Hyundai Elantra Exterior Design

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Hyundai officially launched its all-new 2021 Elantra and Elantra Hybrid at The Lot Studios in West Hollywood with a special event broadcast around the world. This marks the world debut of the latest version of the popular compact sedan. The 2021 Elantra showcases Hyundai’s latest ambitions, including a Sensuous Sportiness […]

The new Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Limousine Exterior Design

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With a more striking design, enhanced options for individualisation and the MBUX infotainment system, Mercedes-AMG is enhancing the E53 4MATIC+ Saloon and Estate business-class models. The completely restyled front view lends the Performance E-Class an even more powerful appearance. The AMG-specific radiator grille with its A-shaped contour reinforces the impression […]

BMW Concept X7 iPerformance Exterior Design

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The forthcoming BMW X7 forms part of the largest model offensive in the company’s history. As part of its NUMBER ONE > NEXT strategy, the BMW Group is seeking to substantially increase its sales and revenues in the luxury class. The BMW X7 has a key role to play here, […]

Fantastic Container House, Design Inspired by Creative Thinking

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Homebuilders create contemporary homes with containers that are durable and budget-friendly. The modern houses made with shipping containers look contemporary and innovative, offering unique, affordable, and comfortable residences. First-time homebuilders Zack and Brie Smithey triumphed against the odds to create a metal masterpiece of the container home, bringing them a […]

New guidelines for replacing windows without removing exterior brick veneer

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The Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA), the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA), and the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have released a new document focused on replacement windows. FMA/AAMA/WDMA 2710-20, Guidelines for the Full Frame Replacement of Windows without Removal of Exterior Brick Veneer covers windows replacement in residential […]