HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Battersea Power Station

The huge Battersea Power Station development is pushing on, as it secures new finance, and Kengo Kuma believes he may have a new material that can cope with earthquakes! Read on to find out more on this week's news stories. __________________________________________________________________________ Phase 3 of the Battersea Power Station development is set to get underway, as [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Battersea Power Station 2019-09-17T11:15:27+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – HS2

In a week of drama in the political world, it was a much quieter week in the world of property & architecture. HS2 dominated headlines as the true costs of the project have been estimated, and HSBC put an extra £35bn towards homebuying, making mortgages increasingly affordable. ___________________________________________________________________________ As the HS2 nightmare unfolds, designers and [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – HS2 2019-09-09T16:37:13+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Borneo

Certainly a busy week in the world of property & architecture, as Borneo is announced as the location for Indonesia's new capital, Time Magazine unveil 2019's Greatest Places and Belfast seeks an urban rethink. __________________________________________________________________ As Jakarta continues to sink, the new location for the capital of Indonesia has been decided. Borneo is set for [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Borneo 2019-09-02T12:04:25+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Tokyo

Construction on a vast new district in Tokyo has begun this week, aswell as a rethink on HS2 and Trump's declaration that he wants to buy Greenland! A topsy-turvy week in the world of property & architecture. _____________________________________________________________________________ A brand new district has begun construction in Tokyo named the Toranomon-Azabudai district, where several new landmark [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Tokyo 2019-08-26T11:33:46+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Henning Larsen Architects

Henning Larsen have been awarded this year's European Prize for Architecture, and the housing market takes a surprising turn, all in this week's Property Portal. ______________________________________________________________________________ This year's European Prize for Architecture has been awarded to Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects, awarded to those who have advanced "the principles of European humanism and the art [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Henning Larsen Architects 2019-08-19T12:54:37+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace gets a new breath of life, reopening after it's renovation, and India could be host to the world's first Hyperloop transport system as the government approves it for Mumbai. All in this week's Property Portal. ____________________________________________________________________________ The company who helped to restore London's Southbank have just finished the renovation of the long abandoned [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Alexandra Palace 2019-08-12T10:13:59+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – First International Cable Car

Some big projects from around the globe were announced this week, ranging from the first cable car to cross country lines, a huge new stadium in LA, and a piece of angular excellence in Shenzhen. Read on to find out more in this week's Property Portal. The world's first international cable car is set to [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – First International Cable Car 2019-08-07T14:45:54+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Everton Stadium

Everton are the latest Premier League side to get a shiny new stadium, announced in the same week that Sadiq Khan cancelled plans for Foster + Partners' new skyscraper, The Tulip. Everton have unveiled designs for their new £500m waterfront stadium. Created by world renowned architect Dan Meis, the stadium will seat 52,000 fans, and [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Everton Stadium 2019-08-07T11:54:46+00:00

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? 2019-08-07T11:48:51+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 2019-08-07T11:38:20+00:00