HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Chinese Property

HEKKTA takes a closer look at what's happening in the Chinese property market, aswell as bringing you all the latest property & architecture news stories from around the world. ____________________________________________________________________________ A set of twin skyscrapers have been completed in Chinese city of Zhengzhou. Architecture firm Gerkan, Marg and Partners designed the buildings, with the 284-metre [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Chinese Property 2018-08-06T09:04:42+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Australia

It's property in Australia that is dominating the headlines this week, with two major skyscraper developments being announced, aswell as a drop in national house prices for the first time in six years. ______________________________________________________________________________ Sydney is set to get a brand new skyscraper, which will be the city's tallest building. Düsseldorf-based Ingenhoven Architects and Australian [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Australia 2018-07-30T07:24:37+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Manhattan Flood Defences

HEKKTA's Property Portal is back with all the relevant news stories concerning architecture & property, and the big headline this week is the announcement that the BIG-designed Manhattan flood defences have got underway, which will be the city's first proper barrier to rising sea levels and flooding. ____________________________________________________________________________ The first phase of the huge flood [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Manhattan Flood Defences 2018-07-24T07:09:02+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Social Housing

This week HEKKTA takes a look at a few social housing projects in America hoping to help out those most vulnerable, aswell as summarising all the past week's property & architecture headlines. ___________________________________________________________________________ American studio Process Architecture are trying to do their bit for the millions of lives that have been destroyed by the heroin [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Social Housing 2018-07-16T10:31:08+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Art Fund Museum of The Year, Tate St Ives

In HEKKTA's Property Portal we sum up all the week's events and stories in the world of property & architecture; and this week the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year was awarded to the Tate St Ives museum in Cornwall, and there were some big development announcements in London. ______________________________________________________________________________ Tate St Ives in [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Art Fund Museum of The Year, Tate St Ives 2018-07-09T07:42:30+00:00

The Architecture Inside The Secretive Land of North Korea

In an exclusive visit to the most guarded nation in the world, North Korea, Oliver Wainwright was able to take a glimpse of the alien land with his own eyes. In his book Pastel Dreams, he documents the architecture of North Korea, noting whilst it's easy to be charmed by the "lavish wonder-worlds of marble and [...]

The Architecture Inside The Secretive Land of North Korea 2018-07-03T14:44:18+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – WAF World Building of The Year

This week a few of the big stories in property & architecture include a huge development plan for East London's Royal Docks getting the green light to go ahead and also the shortlist for the WAF World Building of The Year 2018 being announced. ____________________________________________________________________________ The World Architecture Festival's (WAF) World Building of The Year [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – WAF World Building of The Year 2018-07-02T07:56:25+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Detroit

HEKKTA's Property Portal gives you a bitesize update on all the property & architecture news stories from around the world. This week we focus on some of the developments underway in the city of Detroit, aswell as glancing at this year's RIBA architecture awards. _______________________________________________________________________________ Snøhetta are set to transform the Michigan Central Station in [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Detroit 2018-06-25T08:22:48+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Three World Trade Center

In our weekly property portal, we summarise all the latest stories and news headlines in the world of property & architecture. This week, construction was completed on the new Three World Trade Center in Manhattan, and we also remembered Grenfell a year on from the tradegy that saw 72 people lose their lives. ____________________________________________________________________________ Construction [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Three World Trade Center 2018-06-18T07:40:35+00:00