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

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

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Amazon Withdrawal

Amazon announce they are scrapping their plans for a new HQ2 in Queens, New York and Dubai is set for another supertall skyscraper. Read on to find out more. After major backlash from local politicians, Amazon have cancelled their plans to build a vast new headquarters in Queens, New York. Despite business in the area [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Amazon Withdrawal 2019-02-18T10:25:55+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Royal Academy Architecture Prize

In a slightly quieter week in property & architecture, this year's winners of the Royal Academy Architecture Prize are announced and we look at why Brexit is not all doom and gloom on the property market. The winner of this year's Royal Academy Architecture Prize by unanimous decision goes the architecture duo Elizabeth Diller and [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Royal Academy Architecture Prize 2019-02-11T14:34:21+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London Olympia

Amongst the headlines this week is the news that London Olympia has been given the green light for a huge revamp of the event space, and property markets around the world appear to be struggling amidst political uncertainty. __________________________________________________________________ London Olympia is set to be completely transformed as plans for a £1bn revamp have been [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London Olympia 2019-02-06T12:14:04+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Rio de Janeiro

This week in the world of property & architecture, Rio de Janeiro has been named as the first World Capital of Architecture by UNESCO, and yet another supertall skyscraper is planned for the Big Apple. ___________________________________________________________________________ Rio de Janeiro has become the first city to named as the World Capital of Architecture, awarded by heritage [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Rio de Janeiro 2019-02-06T12:14:04+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hong Kong International Center

Another supertall skyscraper, the Shenzhen Hong Kong International Center, is set for the Chinese skies and big name architects ramp up their shouts for a second Brexit referendum in this week's Property Portal. __________________________________________________________________________ Perhaps setting the tone for the year in terms of architecture projects, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill have released their plans [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hong Kong International Center 2019-02-06T12:14:04+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Taipei

Taipei dominates the headlines this week in the property & architecture world, with news of MVRDV's Times Square for Taiwan, and the architecture world braces for the results of Brexit on the industry. _______________________________________________________________________ Architecture firm MVRDV have released their plans to create Taiwan's Times Square in the city of Taipei. The twin towers made [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Taipei 2019-02-06T12:14:04+00:00