Architectural Photography Awards Shortlist 2018

One of our favourite annual awards events has returned with this year's shortlist. Combining architecture and photography, those named in the shortlist are amongst the best in the world at what they do. See who made the cut this year. Entries came from 47 countries, with the overall winner to be announced on 30 November. [...]

Architectural Photography Awards Shortlist 2018 2018-10-10T09:10:29+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Amazon

Brexit weariness continues to dull the UK property market, as May continues to dance around answering the proper questions surrounding the UK leaving the EU, and Amazon make a bold move stepping into the world of property. _______________________________________________________________ Amazon has invested a lot of money into Californian prefab home company Plant Prefab, who use a [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Amazon 2018-10-08T12:54:43+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Brooklyn Navy Yard

It's a slight mixture of good and bad news this week, with several huge projects breaking new ground, such as the new Brooklyn Navy Yard, but also several buildings facing demolition and closure from council battles and structural issues. Read on to find out what you might have missed from last week in the world [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Brooklyn Navy Yard 2018-10-01T12:43:21+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Genoa Bridge Collapse

Property & architecture headlines this week were dominated by the bridge collapse in the Italian city of Genoa, which claimed 43 lives and has triggered a whole investigation into the safety of other bridges in the country. Other news stories include New Zealand's ban on foreign property ownership and an increasing situation in the Hong [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Genoa Bridge Collapse 2018-08-20T07:29:30+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London Bridge Station

Get yourself up to date with HEKKTA's Property Portal, summarising all the past week's biggest news stories. The completion of the London Bridge Station refurbishment and the announcement of some big projects are just a few stories in the headlines this week. The £1 billion refurbishment of London Bridge Station has been completed. London Bridge, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London Bridge Station 2018-08-14T09:43:56+00:00

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 – 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

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 – Skyscraper Projects

A series of new skyscraper projects have been announced this week by some big architecture firms around the globe, aswell as some landmark developments nearing completion. There are also a flurry of huge development schemes set for construction around the UK. Architecture firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill have announced their plans to build Chicago's second [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Skyscraper Projects 2018-04-30T12:15:31+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