Under / Snøhetta

Europe's first underwater restaurant, named Under, has been completed by architecture firm Snøhetta, on the southern coast of Norway. Aiming to present the absolute best of marine life, this elegant half restaurant, half aquarium offers diners an experience like no else. As if a thin rock has just slid into the water, the design of [...]

Under / Snøhetta 2019-03-23T13:29:39+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hudson Yards

The Hudson Yards project has opened to the public, as the first phase of the enormous development is completed. In other news, RIBA announce London's best new buildings and the poor living conditions in student accomodations is highlighted. The mammoth Hudson Yards development phase one has finally been completed, and opened up to the public [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hudson Yards 2019-03-18T15:31:46+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Spurs Stadium

Spurs announce that after several delays, they will play their first game in the new stadium in April, and this year's winner of the Pritzker Prize is announced. Find out all about it in the latest edition of HEKKTA's Property Portal. Tottenham Hotspur have announced that their new stadium will be finally host it's first [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Spurs Stadium 2019-03-11T14:04:05+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Museums

Several new museums and visitor centres, showcasing some stunning architecture have been unveiled this week. So HEKKTA takes a closer look, whilst touching on all property and architecture news from around the globe. Sitting 2,275 metres above sea level at the summit of Plan de Corones in Italy, architects EM2 have completed a stunning museum, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Museums 2019-03-04T15:42:39+00:00

Frame House / Menorca

As sun shines over Britain, we've all turned our hopeful heads to the summer. Shorts on, shades are out, and search buttons for sun have been increased tapped - and Nomo Studio have made the perfect summer getaway on the unique island of Menorca. Not too many people know all that much about the isle [...]

Frame House / Menorca 2019-02-27T12:20:15+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Toronto

This week, we focus on projects going on in Toronto, including contributions to the new 'future city' planned for the area, and a stunning new university building. Snøhetta and Heatherwick Studio have joined the huge project in Toronto headed by Sidewalk Labs, to create a new high-tech 'future city' on the Eastern waterfront of Toronto. [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Toronto 2019-02-25T14:43:38+00:00

Karl Lagerfeld – A True Creative

On Monday morning, the world lost a true icon of the fashion world - Karl Lagerfeld. Although many of us are not in tune with fashion culture, Lagerfeld's influence spread far beyond just the needle and thread. A pioneer and a giant in design, Karl Lagerfeld was the truest of creatives. Speaking of how he [...]

Karl Lagerfeld – A True Creative 2019-02-21T11:22:35+00:00

Junya Ishigami – Serpentine Pavilion 2019

Japanese architect Junya Ishigami has been announced as the designer for this year's Serpentine Pavilion. So HEKKTA takes a closer look at this mysterious architect's most revered works, picking out six of our favourites. Each year, the Serpentine Gallery in London commissions a pavilion to be built on it's grounds, choosing a leading architect to [...]

Junya Ishigami – Serpentine Pavilion 2019 2019-02-20T10:46:18+00:00