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

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Jakarta

Climate change has dominated the news in recent months, and the same remains within the property & architecture world. Moving capitals, abandoning Jakarta, and drastic new measures, HEKKTA brings you right up to speed with all the latest news. It has been announced this week that Indonesia is moving it's capital away from Jakarta, due [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Jakarta 2019-05-06T16:13:14+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Green New Deal

The big news on everyone's lips this week is the annoucement that New York is moving to ban all future construction of glass and steel skyscrapers in de Blasio's Green New Deal. Could such an architecturally prominent city go through with such a bold move? Or is this the start of a global stance to [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Green New Deal 2019-04-30T14:01:52+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Notre Dame

This week, people from around the globe watched in horror as one of the world's most iconic landmarks, the Notre Dame Cathedral, was up in flames causing irreversible damage. So in this week's Property Portal, HEKKTA takes a closer look at the incident and see how the world has responded. A blaze broke out throughout [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Notre Dame 2019-04-22T12:27:49+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Universities

A swathe of universities in the UK have just announced a host of new projects and investments, so HEKKTA take a closer look at the institutions under construction, aswell as the trusted round-up of all things property and architecture. The University of Liverpool is set for a huge £1bn expansion over the next 15 years, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Universities 2019-04-15T14:30:09+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – New York

It's been a busy week in the Big Apple, so HEKKTA take a closer look at what's going on in New York, aswell as the usual round-up of everything concerning property & architecture from around the globe. Rent regulations in New York City, which have allowed residents with modest incomes to live in the city, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – New York 2019-04-08T14:23:50+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – National Museum of Qatar

Several major projects have made headway this week, with Jean Nouvel opening his new project, the National Museum of Qatar, London's Tulip getting the green light, and Studio Gang winning their Chicago Airport bid. Jean Nouvel has completed his staggering new project, the National Museum of Qatar, which has now opened to the public. A [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – National Museum of Qatar 2019-04-01T11:53:39+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Timber

In this week's property portal, HEKKTA are focusing on the use of timber in architecture, and the rising number of projects turning to the sustainable material. We also look at two major infrastructure projects in Hong Kong and New York. The world's tallest tower, Mjøstårnet by Voll Arkitekter, has just been completed in the Norwegian [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Timber 2019-03-25T09:23:34+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