HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Amazon

Brexit weariness continues to dull the UK property market, as May continues to dance around answering the proper questions surrounding the UK leaving the EU, and Amazon make a bold move stepping into the world of property.

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Amazon has invested a lot of money into Californian prefab home company Plant Prefab, who use a patented prefabrication method to build affordable single and multi-family homes for dense and expanding US cities. The move to invest in the company was in order to install the Alexa software into these homes.

HEKKTA's Property Portal - Amazon

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Amazon

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Experts are predicting that Amazon are about to make a move in bringing their Amazon Go fascia to the UK as the company have been scouring the country looking at property spaces. Amazon Go is a cashierless grocery store, which works by cameras and sensors, which automatically charge customers when they place an item in their basket, in the UK for the first time.

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Zaha Hadid’s winning design for the new Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia is an absolute stunner. Containing a concert hall and a chamber-music hall, the beautiful design takes influence from sound waves, to create amazing undulating roofs.

Sverdlovsk Concert Hall - HEKKTA - Amazon

Sverdlovsk Concert Hall – HEKKTA – Amazon

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UK house prices dropped sharply in September, as the number of homes for sale in 2018 fell to a decade low. 

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Turkish media artist Refik Anadol has created amazing visuals which are being projected onto Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA. Click here to take a look.

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A new thinktank has presented a proposal for a tax break for ‘good landlords’ who responsibly sell to ‘generation rent’ as a new figure has emerged stating that now 40% of young adults are unable to buy a home.

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MAD have begun construction on their equally mad design for this huge sports complex in Quzhou City, China. The Quzhou Sports Campus is a 700,000-square-metre sports park that looks like something out of Futurama. The undulating hills with sports facilities dotted around a vast stadium really is a breath of fresh air in terms of new ways to think in design.

Quzhou Sports Campus - HEKKTA - Amazon

Quzhou Sports Campus – HEKKTA – Amazon

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There is even more jaw-dropping design going on in China at the moment, with this amazing theatre designed by Steven Chilton Architects. Wuxi Show Theatre opens in December 2019, and it features thousands of white columns, which support a latticed roof of metallic louvres.

Wuxi Show Theatre - HEKKTA - Amazon

Wuxi Show Theatre – HEKKTA – Amazon

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A man has been killed by a window falling from a Foster + Partner’s building on the Albert Embankment in London, that was only just recently completed.

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An amazing exhibition is currently underway in The Royal Academy of Arts in London, in which they have created an ‘imaginary island’ which features up to 102 of Renzo Piano’s works. Buildings such as The ShardParis Courthouse and the Whitney Museum of American Art are organised in the form of a fictional metropolis, complete with roads, mountains and trees.

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Take a look at this lego model of Apple’s huge campus, Apple Park.

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