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 – 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

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Venice Architecture Biennale

The Venice Architecture Biennale kicked off this week, so we take a look at the highlights so far - aswell as bringing you the latest news in the world of property & architecture. ______________________________________________________________ Patrik Schumacher has launched an attack on the curators of the national pavilions at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, which he claims [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Venice Architecture Biennale 2018-06-04T07:26:21+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 – Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

The Winter Olympics are back and this year they are being hosted by South Korea in Pyeongchang so we thought we'd get involved by seeing what architecture and design is on show at the sporting spectacle. We also give our trusty round up of all the latest news headlines in the world of property and [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 2018-02-12T10:05:02+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Arts

We take a look at how houses of the arts can be hosted by some of the best architecture and design around and why the two work so harmoniously well together - as well as the good, the bad and the ugly in all things property and architecture. Mexico City-based Rojkind Arquitectos have built a [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Arts 2017-12-28T17:56:34+00:00

A Brutalist Grandfather Clock by Designer Lee Broom

Following on form Hekkta last article highlighting brutalist inspired designs we thought we should show you a British designer Lee Broom who is celebrating his studio's 10th anniversary with a brutalism-inspired grandfather clock, which he will launch during this year's Milan design week. The Time Machine grandfather clock is made from a monolithic block of Carrara marble – a material [...]

A Brutalist Grandfather Clock by Designer Lee Broom 2017-12-28T11:10:24+00:00

Back In The USSR by Peter Ortner

For the last seven years, photographer Peter Ortner has been travalling around the former Soviet Union states such as Armenia, Georgia and Uzbekistan. However what he shoots may surprise you. Ortner has found some incredible and slightly bizarre pieces of architecture in the form of bus stops and they certainly do not adhere to the [...]

Back In The USSR by Peter Ortner 2017-12-28T11:10:24+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – JFK Airport

Do not fear, your Property Portal is here! This week we respond to the news that JFK International Airport is due to have a $10 billion revamp (a much needed one) to improve the transport and efficiency of the terminals. Of course we also wrap up the biggest headlines to hit property & architecture in [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – JFK Airport 2017-12-28T11:10:30+00:00