Sound of 2018 – The Artists You Should Be Keeping An Ear Out For

The winner of the Sound of 2018 has been revealed as the Norweigan pop singer Sigrid. We read more into the four other acts she is joined by in the top five of this coveted award, and give our take on the winners. We were surprised to see how different the artists are in this [...]

Sound of 2018 – The Artists You Should Be Keeping An Ear Out For 2018-01-18T13:56:40+00:00

Cranes In The Sky

Skyscraper construction in the Square Mile is booming and as more cranes continuously pop up along the London skyline, we take a look at what our city is set to look like in 2026. Despite all of the Brexageddon talk that London's economy would suffer blows, London's skyline continues to rise. The Square Mile is [...]

Cranes In The Sky 2018-01-09T16:05:12+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Roll On The New Year

HEKKTA looks ahead to the New Year and what exciting property and architecture 2018 is set to gift us with a little reflection on the year just gone aswell. Nationwide stated that house price growth slowed over 2017. Have a look at Dezeen's top 10 conceptual skyscrapers of 2017. (featured image - Stefano Boeri's vertical forests) [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Roll On The New Year 2018-01-09T11:07:57+00:00

1970s Glamour – The Stars in Transit

Imagine if we could all travel like the stars in the glitz and glamour of the 70s? We all know the feeling of hopelessly waiting in an airport queue while you trudge forward one step every five minutes while a dreary voice comes over a microphone speaking of all the several delays, one of which [...]

1970s Glamour – The Stars in Transit 2018-01-03T16:18:26+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Arts

We take a look at how houses of the arts can be hosted by some of the best architecture and design around and why the two work so harmoniously well together - as well as the good, the bad and the ugly in all things property and architecture. Mexico City-based Rojkind Arquitectos have built a [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Arts 2017-12-28T17:56:34+00:00

The Copan Strategy

Few images say São Paulo like the Edifício Copan - but the infamous curved tower block in the heart of the city is in need of a make over. HEKKTA dives deeper to find out how the building's administrator has transformed it's fortunes and why he refuses to let it die. The Edifício Copan was [...]

The Copan Strategy 2017-12-28T11:10:21+00:00

The Return of The Gallagher Brothers

As if by some sort of coincidence, the Gallagher brothers have both returned to the forefront of music over the past few months. Don't get us wrong, it's great having the brutally honest duo back up to their old tricks. But it got us thinking, is this long-standing feud really as real as they say [...]

The Return of The Gallagher Brothers 2017-12-28T11:10:21+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Stadiums

This week it's brand spanking new stadiums that are hitting the headlines around the globe so we take a look at what direction architects are taking modern stadiums, as well as a round up of property news. BIG has created an inspired design for a new stadium in Texas that will house the Texas rodeo. [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Stadiums 2017-12-28T11:10:21+00:00

Top Designs of 2017 – Creating a Better Future

It's coming to the end of the year where we have the chance to take a glance over what 2017 has brought to us, and also what it means for the future. We assess 10 designs that have emerged this year and how they are working towards a more sustainable future. Liuzhou Forest City by [...]

Top Designs of 2017 – Creating a Better Future 2017-12-28T11:10:21+00:00