HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Kew Gardens

The opening of the Temperate House in Kew Gardens was the story dominating the headlines this week, as the iconic Victorian glasshouse opened it's doors to the public for the first time in five years. Other news stories include Bjarke Ingels switching allegiances and Kanye West entering the architecture business. Read on to enrich your [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Kew Gardens 2018-05-15T11:27:03+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Robots!

In this week's property portal we look at how robots and digital construction is proving it's place in architecture and design, as well as rounding up all of the most important news stories from around the globe. Robots could well be the future of timber construction as researchers at ETH Zurich have pioneered a new [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Robots! 2018-04-23T08:21:58+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – MSG Sphere London

Venue experts Populous are dominating the headlines this week as the firm unveils new visuals for the MSG Sphere London in Stratford as well as announcing their plan to build North America's first eSports stadium in Texas. Other stories in the news include further light being shed on the gender pay gap scandal as more [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – MSG Sphere London 2018-04-09T10:39:27+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Conversions

Two of London's landmark buildings, which underwent conversions, have been finished this week so we take a look at how architects have given the buildings a new lease of life. In other headlines, the British government probes deeper into Russian money laundering through UK property. Conran and Partners have restored and converted Richard Seifert's celebrated Centre [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Conversions 2018-04-03T11:51:10+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Global Architecture

New property & architecture projects are springing up all over the world, so in this week's property portal we'll top up your global architecture knowledge, bringing you all the latest developments from concert halls to airports around the world. There have been four winning designs for London's new Old Street station. Dar Group, EPR Architects, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Global Architecture 2018-03-26T10:54:56+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Rise of The Skyscraper

The rising trend of the skyscraper in cities shows no sign of slowing down, so we bring you up to date with all the biggest projects underway and those nearing completion. The architecture world was also shocked this week by the sexual harrassment claims made towards Richard Meier. Read about all of it here in [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Rise of The Skyscraper 2018-03-20T13:25:35+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Water

HEKKTA investigates how water is inspiring some of the most recent architecture projects as well as updating you on all relevant news concerning property & architecture. An ideas contest called Beyond the Centerline to transform Park Avenue's central reservation in Manhattan has produced some very exciting designs with studios imagining waterfalls and even a kayaking [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Water 2018-03-14T13:48:31+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London

There is a lot of activity buzzing around the capital this week, so we take a look at why London is dominating the headlines and also give you a quick update on all other news stories concerning property & architecture. Zaha Hadid Architects have proposed a plan to pedestrianise London to make a walking between [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London 2018-02-26T09:10:59+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hotels

It's hotels that are hitting the headlines this week so HEKKTA investigates what's new in the world of hospitality, as well as all of the latest news concerning property & architecture. Sat at the bottom of the Svartisen glacier on Norway's Almlifjellet mountain, architecture firm Snøhetta have designed a circular, energy-positive hotel which will produce [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hotels 2018-02-19T11:54:54+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Carillion Collapse

The news surrounding the property world right now is the collapse of Carillion. The construction giant's financial troubles eventually overwhelmed it - we look into how this happened and what it will mean for the property market. We also sum up all the exciting headlines elsewhere in property news. A mounting £1.5bn debt has forced [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Carillion Collapse 2018-01-26T11:03:46+00:00