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 2019-01-21T12:10:00+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 2019-01-14T13:01:49+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is set for it's tallest skyscraper yet, and a new way of providing council housing is underway in Hackney. Glance your eyes over our weekly property portal to find out more... _____________________________________________________________________________ KPF have designed a beautiful, spiralling skyscraper for the Israeli capital of Tel Aviv. Standing at 340 metres, it will become [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Tel Aviv 2019-01-07T12:51:27+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Feyenoord Stadium

As 2018 comes to a close and the new year rolls in, HEKKTA brings you our property portal which has a look back at the year just gone, aswell as looking ahead to what lies in store for the architecture and property world. ___________________________________________________________________ OMA unveil their plans for a new stadium for Dutch football [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Feyenoord Stadium 2018-12-31T11:48:12+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Homeless Crisis

Incorporated into this week's property portal, HEKKTA will be taking a look at the homeless crisis and what's being done about it, as more people in the UK find themselves on the street this winter. _______________________________________________________________________ The government have just announced a new scheme to aid those that find themselves on the streets. With numbers [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Homeless Crisis 2018-12-24T11:55:51+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Qatar 2022

This week's big news in the world of property & architecture is the unveiling of the main stadium for the Qatar 2022 Football World Cup - the Lusail Stadium. _______________________________________________________________________ Qatar have released new designs and visuals for the main stadium of the controversial 2022 Football World Cup in Qatar. The 80,000 capacity Lasail Stadium [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Qatar 2022 2018-12-17T12:22:07+00:00

One Hundred East Fifty Third – A Tour Inside Luxury

HEKKTA takes a walking tour inside Foster + Partners' new skinny skyscraper in the towering metropolis of New York. Luxury on luxury, this insight into premier New York real estate is sure to leave you ridden with envy. Ah, New York. The bright, dazzling lights and the incessant hustle and bustle of the city is [...]

One Hundred East Fifty Third – A Tour Inside Luxury 2018-12-07T08:37:31+00:00

The Big Arse Toilet

Architecture firm Spark have launched their new Big Arse Toilet, to coincide with World Toilet day, that are able to generate electricity from human waste to provide power to remote Indian villages and also help with the rising issue of sanitation within the region. The architecture firm created the toilet in order to help the [...]

The Big Arse Toilet 2018-12-05T17:39:43+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – House of the Year

The big hitting headlines of the last week included the revealing of the RIBA House of The Year 2018, the government's announcement to appoint a new head of UK architecture and also criticism towards Foster + Partners' new skyscraper The Tulip. _________________________________________________________________________ Putting simple sustainability at the heart of this year's awards, the winner of [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – House of the Year 2018-12-03T09:17:22+00:00

Could Photovoltaic Solar Facades Be The Future?

A new photovoltaic hybrid material has been developed which would allow the entire surface area of of buildings to capture and convert solar energy, and HEKKTA believes that very soon it will be everywhere. Weighing less than five percent of your average solar panel, this new material is making big leaps in green energy development. [...]

Could Photovoltaic Solar Facades Be The Future? 2018-11-29T16:44:25+00:00