HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Building Better?

This week in the world of property and architecture, this first report from the new UK housing commission Building Better, Building Beautiful was unveiled, aswell as London's new linear park The Tide opening to the public, with mixed reviews... The new UK housing commission Building Better, Building Beautiful has published it's first report outlining a [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Building Better? 2019-07-15T11:09:03+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is set for a little expansion of it's own, and several new big projects have been unveiled across the globe in this week's round-up of all the latest property and architecture headlines. Gatwick has got the go-ahead for a £150m upgrade to the railway station allowing for far quicker transfers in and out [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Gatwick Airport 2019-07-08T16:42:34+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – IKEA

All the week's biggest headlines in the world of architecture & property summed up in a neat, little package. Created by HEKKTA. It has emerged that IKEA are moving their low-cost modular housing units to the UK, with a deal being made with Worthing council. The units are pre-fabricated structures, which are all furnished with [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – IKEA 2019-07-01T15:36:57+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Serpentine Pavilion 2019

Big headlines this week is the completion of the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion in Kensington, and other global architectural projects make headway. Read on to find out more. Junya Ishigami has completed this year's Serpentine Pavilion, with his vision of a rugged, rocky canopy made out of 61 tonnes of Cumbrian slate. A 'forest' of rock, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Serpentine Pavilion 2019 2019-06-24T15:09:08+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – UK Zero Carbon

In a quieter week in the world of property & architecture, Theresa May announces the UK's new target of 'net zero' carbon by 2050, a very significant move in the context of wider environmental responsibility of nations. The UK government has come out to announce that by 2050, they will cut the greenhouse gas emissions [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – UK Zero Carbon 2019-06-17T14:40:55+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Infinity London

HEKKTA wraps up the last week's property & architecture news from all over the globe, including a new rooftop infinity pool set for London, a new skyscraper in the Big Apple, and some new developments in Madrid. Swimming pool designers Compass Pools have created a new vision for the world's first 360 degree pool, right [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Infinity London 2019-06-11T10:50:19+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London Festival of Architecture 2019

The biggest architecture festival in the world, the London Festival of Architecture is back in town this month, so HEKKTA take you through some of the top picks of the 400 events going on throughout June, as well as a round up of all other property & architecture headlines. The London Festival of Architecture kicked [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London Festival of Architecture 2019 2019-06-11T09:52:21+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Paris

Paris have announced two new projects, which have been scheduled to arrive for the 2024 Olympic Games. HEKKTA investigates, whilst also summing up the rest of the week's events in a tidy, little bundle. The Eiffel Tower and it's surroundings are set to have a little makeover before the start of the 2024 Olympic Games. [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Paris 2019-05-29T16:26:10+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London

Stories coming from our capital have occupied most of the property headlines this week, so HEKKTA sticks closer to home this week to see what's going on in London. London office work has begun a shift towards major office refurbishment projects, as the commercial property sector in the capital continues to defy Brexit, with construction [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London 2019-05-20T15:06:48+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Grenfell Cladding

The big stories this week is the announcement that the Government will pay the bill to replace the unsafe cladding around hundreds of tower blocks in the UK, and construction on Frank Gehry's stunning new Guggenheim Abu Dhabi gets underway. After an almost two year stand off, the Government have agreed to pay the £200m [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Grenfell Cladding 2019-05-13T14:00:01+00:00