Hitting the headlines this week is the architecture and design of airports. We often spend hours impatiently waiting in these vast terminals, but perhaps with huge firms such as Foster + Partners being contracted to build new terminals, these waits could be a little less painful... Marseille Provence Airport is set to get the 'missing piece' [...]
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HEKKTA's Property Portal is back delivering the weekly round up of all that's good and bad in property and architecture at the moment, and it's the modern library that we are focusing on this week. Have a read and find out why... David Adjaye's library and events complex has won approval in Florida's Winter Park. [...]
The winners of this year's AHEAD Hotel Design Awards for the Middle East and Africa have been announced and as we enter the middle of winter, it's giving us serious holiday envy. Take a look at some of the stunning designs that are making us double check winter flight prices. The awards celebrate various aspects [...]
Today HEKKTA are off to Twickenham for the big clash - England v Australia. With so much history behind these two sides and so much riding on this game, you can't help feeling this is a must win for both Eddie Jones and Michael Cheika. Who will come out on top? Whilst most of the [...]
As the wider economy of Asia continues to thrive, HEKKTA has noticed increasing numbers of property developments arising across the continent. We take a look at the trends in design and the exciting emerging architecture as well as a trusty round up of all the latest news stories in property and architecture. Architecture giant MAD [...]
London-based architects dRMM have rebuilt and reimagined the Hastings pier, which burnt down in 2010, by salvaging parts of the pier from the fire and working them into a new sleek design. Their work has seen them awarded the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for architecture. When the pier burnt down in 2010, it really hit [...]
Last week's news that Uber were planning to launch UberAIR, a service that will take passengers to their destination by special aircrafts has gotten us rather excited here at HEKKTA. And the best part? They plan to begin tests in LA in just 3 years time. Fantasy is quickly becoming reality... Many thought that the [...]
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have revealed their plans for a cheesegrater lookalike building, just next door. It will be at 100 Leadenhall Street standing at 263 metres, which is 38 metres higher than it's neighbour. It will be largely offices and shopping space and SOM have said they will learn from others mistakes so that [...]
HEKKTA takes a look at Apple's latest addition to their range, the iPhone X. We assess it's improvements, it's down-sides and we also try to answer the question everyone asks with Apple products - is it really worth the money? We have to say that we like the look of it and one thing you [...]
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