HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Bergen Colosseum

As the summer draws to a close, we enjoyed quite a quiet week in the property world. A new colosseum project in Bergen by 3XN was announced, as well as the UK’s worst building being crowned.

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Extraordinary images reveal the first glimpse at 3XN’s new modern-day colosseum for the Norwegian city of Bergen. Built as part of the Nygardstangen district development, the 15,000 square metre arena will play host to a variety of events from concerts to ice hockey games.

Bergen Colleseum - HEKKTA

Bergen Colosseum – HEKKTA

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Facebook unveil their new MPK 21 campus, an extension of their MPK 20 Silicon Valley HQ, which was designed by Frank Gehry. The architect calls it a different kind of architecture, which is designed around people and how they interact, rather than prioritising aesthetic qualities. It’s key feature in a sunken garden called The Bowl in the heart of the building.

MPK 21 - HEKKTA - Bergen Colleseum

MPK 21 – HEKKTA – Bergen Colosseum

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An entertainment complex in Stockport has been awarded with the 2018 Carbuncle Cup, making the UK’s worst buidling over the past year. The judge of the competition apologised to the people of Stockport for having to bear the building!

Carbuncle Cup 2018 - HEKKTA - Bergen Colleseum

Carbuncle Cup 2018 – HEKKTA – Bergen Colosseum

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The BBC has developed a calculator which tells you where you would be able to most easily afford to live. See where you end up!

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New Zealand’s ban on foreign ownerships may be the extreme, but there is a general global crackdown on property tycoons as cities see prices soar for property, leaving citizens struggling to cope.

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The best new landscape architecture projects on their way in America have been announced by The American Society of Landscape Architects. There were 25 winners, including a remote art centre in Montana, the bustling Chicago Riverwalk, and an 85-acre park along the Brooklyn waterfront. Click here to view the winners.

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House prices are struggling to stabilise, as they rise at the fastest rate since November over the last month, however annual analysis suggests that the housing market is currently stuck in neutral with shortage of supply supporting prices.

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A ‘wooden skyscraper city’ has been proposed for the Swedish capital, Stockholm. The Stockholm Centre Party commissioned the Stockholm-based studio to masterplan a sustainable district for the city by the waterfront.

Masthamnen - HEKKTA - Bergen Colosseum

Masthamnen – HEKKTA – Bergen Colosseum

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Take a look at Zoopla’s most viewed property in August.

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Australia’s property boom ends as credit squeeze begins.

2018-09-10T05:31:08+00:00