We take a closer look at what's going on in China this week, as it's status as the place for new architecture is firmly cemented, as two major new projects are announced, and the UK property market is showing signs of improvement as we enter into 2020. To celebrate China's transition into modernity, a beautiful [...]
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One of our favourite photographers is back with a new mind-twisting project, Centro Verso. Tom Blachford goes back to his home town of Melbourne to create a series that toys with our perception of reality, with just a simple trick. Perched upon a roof in Melbourne's city centre, Tom Blachford has created a second reality [...]
After a rather eventful decade, HEKKTA looks to the year ahead to see what exciting architecture projects 2020 has in store for us, and what trends we expect will emerge within the industry. Happy New Year! We did it people; made it through the decade! It might all seem like a bad dream, but the decade [...]
As the year draws to a close, we take a look back on how 2019 has affected the property and architecture world, and HEKKTA looks forward to projects on their way in the New Year, including Zaha Hadid Architects new all-timber stadium. Gloucestershire, England is set to be the site of the world's first all-timber [...]
While your thinking you've opening all your presents, and eaten to your heart's extent, and spoilt yourself beyond belief, there is one huge surprise you may have missed this Christmas. Ladies and gentlemen, the Motorola RAZR is back. With the turn of the decade, we've all been getting a bit nostalgic; looking through old photos, [...]
As everybody gears up for Christmas, we've made a small bundle of all the latest news stories concerning property & architecture that might have slipped your attention this week, including the completion of the Wuxi Show Theatre; 'the bamboo forest'. An incredible new theatre, designed by Steven Chilton Architects, has been completed in Wuxi, China. [...]
Diane Meyer uses hand-stitching in her photography project Berlin, to emphasise the historic border that once ran through the heart of the city, defining a generation. Using amazing embroidery, Diane Meyer sews blurry patches onto 43 different shots taken around Berlin, from the Brandenberg Gate to the suburban outskirts, showing how the Berlin Wall shaped [...]
In Paul Talling's Derelict London, he shines a light on the slow, silent dissapation of the thriving pub culture in our capital. Old boozers swallowed up by car parks, bought up by new developments, and replaced with Tesco's; it highlights the battle we face to keep our pubs. Paul Talling has spent years photographing London's forgotten places, [...]
HEKKTA are sussing out what's going in the land down under, as properties of thousands are at risk as bushfires rip through Australia, and London is set for a huge new theme park. The bush fires that have been raging through Australia are now "too big to put out", with a 60km wide blaze heading [...]
Documenting the tales of the Super Sad Generation, Arlo Parks will make you dance and bop, and then crush you with her stunning words of a confused youth. Banger after banger, she's an artist you will want to get to know. At just the age of 19, Arlo Parks writes music with the poetic intelligence [...]